Automotive Antifreeze Great Bend KS

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Express Lube
(620) 792-1870
2805 10th Street
Great Bend, KS
Specialty
Lubrication Service
Hours
Mon:8:00 am-5:30 pm
Tue:8:00 am-5:30 pm
Wed:8:00 am-5:30 pm
Thu:8:00 am-5:30 pm
Fri:8:00 am-5:30 pm
Sat:8:00 am-4:00 pm
Sun:(Closed)

Allison Transmissions
(620) 792-1361
Great Bend, KS
 
Becker Tire & Treading
(620) 793-5414
904 Washington St
Great Bend, KS
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Jerrys Truck Repair
(620) 793-5461
5801 Anchor Way
Great Bend, KS
Services
Truck Parts

Vernon's Auto Electric Rebuilders
(620) 793-3748
2624 24th St
Great Bend, KS
 
Ford Marmie Inc
(620) 793-5427
P O Box 995
Great Bend, KS
 
Carson Mechanical Services
(620) 793-7453
441 NW 70 Ave
Great Bend, KS
 
Signs of Art
(620) 792-6100
5215 10th St
Great Bend, KS
Services
Auto Body

Quality Glass
(620) 792-7500
2650 Main Street
Great Bend, KS
Services
Auto Glass Repair

Dent Less
(620) 791-7002
5930 Rosewood Dr
Great Bend, KS
 

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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