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Avis Budget Group
(617) 561-3610, 001-2004
968 Westbrook Street
Portland, ME
Certifications
Blue Seal Certified
Membership Organizations
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Black Point Auto & Towing
(207) 883-4114
52 Manson Libby Road
Scarborough, ME
Services
Auto Service & Repair, Brakes Service & Repair, Auto Inspection
Payment Options
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, VISA

Midas Auto Service Experts
(207) 774-5944
570 Forest Avenue
Portland, ME
Services
Oil Change and Lube,Brake Repair,Electrical Repair,Mufflers Repair

Carquest of Portland
(207) 775-6545
126 N Boyd St
Portland, ME
Services
Auto Parts

Carquest Auto Parts
(207) 846-5572
380 Cumberland Ave
Portland, ME
Services
Auto Parts

Don Foshay's Discount Tire and Alignment
(207) 773-0112, 001-2004
380 Main Street
South Portland, ME
Certifications
Blue Seal Certified
Membership Organizations
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Horsepower Autocare, Inc.
(207) 892-9420, 001-2004
44 Roosevelt Trail
Windham, ME
Certifications
Blue Seal Certified
Membership Organizations
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Century Tire Co & Auto Service Centers
(207) 775-3777
185 Kennebec St
Portland, ME
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Midas
(207) 774-5944
570 Forest Ave
Portland, ME
Services
Mufflers Repair

Carquest
(207) 775-6545
126 N Boyd St
Portland, ME
Services
Auto Parts

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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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