Automotive Antifreeze Alexandria LA

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Napa Auto Parts
(318) 442-9508
3515 Castle Rd
Alexandria, LA
Services
Auto Parts, Car Washes, Car Detailing

Jiffy Lube
(318) 484-3718
5115 MASONIC DRIVE
ALEXANDRIA, LA
 
Bayou Side Transmission
(318) 487-6030
1200 Stracener Street
Alexandria, LA
 
Despino Tire Service
(318) 445-4561
3011 N Macarthur Dr
Alexandria, LA
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Jiffy Lube Market Ofc
(318) 484-6143
3837 Alexandria Mall Dr
Alexandria, LA
Services
Oil Change and Lube, Automotive Transmission

Jiffy Lube
(318) 473-9901
4107 Parliament Dr
Alexandria, LA
Services
Oil Change and Lube, Automotive Transmission

D & J Tire Inc
(318) 442-9513
Mcarthur Dr
Alexandria, LA
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Sears Roebuck and Co
(318) 484-7228
3401 Masonic Dr
Alexandria, LA
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Halliburton Auto Clinic Inc
(318) 448-0192
5504 Masonic Dr
Alexandria, LA
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Midas Auto Service Experts
(318) 448-3129
3311 Jackson St
Alexandria, LA
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Mufflers Repair

Safer Antifreeze for Today's Vehicles

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Safer Antifreeze for Today's Vehicles

Antifreeze is considered by many to be "one-size-fits-all" as most antifreeze has a distinctive lemon-lime color. However, the actual formulations can vary greatly between types. Conventional antifreeze is formulated ethylene glycol-based (EG) and can have serious health risks.

It is estimated that each year 90,000 pets and wildlife die from accidentally ingesting EG-based antifreeze. Animals are attracted to antifreeze for its sweet smell and taste. Animals, and children for that matter, can accidentally ingest antifreeze from spills, cooling-system leaks or improperly stored containers.

As an alternative, automotive chemical manufacturers have formulated a newer type of antifreeze using propylene glycol (PG) instead of EG, which is less harmful if accidentally ingested.

Safer, PG-based antifreeze provides performance and protection comparable to conventional EG-based antifreeze in four key areas of engine protection: boil over, freeze-up, corrosion and heat transfer.

PG-based antifreeze products are available nationwide, and can be the extra margin of safety to protect your pets and neighborhood wildlife.

Courtesy of the Car Care Council.

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