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    Coolant query

    About 4 weeks ago, I had my car (Astra G 1.8 16v sri 5 door) in for a service at my local Vauxhall dealer and when I collected it told me it had the wrong coolant type in it? apparently there's a blue type and a pink type :? , it's got the blue stuff in it which is supposed to be a problem re corrosion a few years down the line, has anyone out there heard of this because when i rang DC cook where i got it from the guy on there said they were talking rubbish and that he'd never seen any problems caused by anything like this in 17+ years of being a mechanic?!

    I posted this on another forum but just wanted peoples thoughts on here

    I also found this faq which then got me wondering how serious having the wrong coolant in might be, maybe I'm just making something out of nothing :roll:
    http://www.honestjohn.co.uk/faq/faq.htm?id=41

    Cheers in advance

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    the blue type is a watered down type and the yellow is neat, the yellow is best but it donst matter if the changes are carried out every 2 years, they are makeing something from nothing ( much ado about nowt ) good money spinner though

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    thanks for the feedback

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    any time m8 i dont like it when garages take the P

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