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D. F. Estes Transmissions
(775) 453-4913
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Reno, NV
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Washoe County Equipment Services
(775) 328-2127, 001-2004
3101 Longley Lane
Reno, NV
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Blue Seal Certified
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Instant Smog
(775) 787-0828
10170 W Mccarran Blvd
Reno, NV
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Auto Inspection

National Transmission Rebuilders
(775) 355-5858
Reno, NV
 
Smith Bros Signs
(775) 356-7100
834 S Stanford Way
Reno, NV
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Auto Body

City of Reno-Fleet Management
(775) 334-2243, 001-2004
1640 East Commercial Row
Reno, NV
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Blue Seal Certified
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Napa Auto Parts
(530) 544-2252
972 Tallac
Reno, NV
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Express Smog Service-Nevada Auto Diagnostics
(775) 358-4040
Oddie Bl & Silverada
Reno, NV
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Auto Inspection

Shell Stations
(775) 329-7744
Mill St & Kietzke Ln
Reno, NV
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Auto Inspection

Automotive Transmission Repair & Rebuild Academy
(775) 856-3393
Reno, NV
 
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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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