Automotive Antifreeze Hayden ID

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SilverLake Tire & Auto
(208) 772-6081
274 West Hanley Avenue
Coeur d Alene, ID
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R and L RV Sales
(208) 772-7634
10789 N Highway 95
Hayden, ID
RV and Camper Repair

Cruz Auto Sales, LLC
(208) 772-5154
406 W Miles Ave
Hayden, ID
Pool Motors North
(208) 772-7232
411 W Miles Ave
Hayden, ID
Wiltrek Automotive
(208) 762-4775
10755 N Ash St
Hayden, ID
Carters Automotive
(208) 772-0301
214 W Dakota Avenue
Hayden, ID
Engine Repair

Hayden West Repair
(208) 772-6591
3140 1/2 W Hayden Ave
Hayden, ID
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Coeur DAlene Collision Center
(208) 772-7253
1770 West Hayden Avenue
Hayden Lake, ID
Auto Body Repair

Auto Works Inc
(208) 762-2426
6125 Sunshine
Hayden, ID
Coeur D''alene Collision Center
(208) 772-7253
1770 W Hayden Ave
Hayden, ID
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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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