What coolant does a Vauxhall Astra take?
Vauxhall recommend an ethylene glycol based silicate free anti freeze (MEG OAT), this can be ‘red’, ‘orange’ or ‘pink’. Note, just to confuse us not all ‘red’, ‘orange’ or ‘pink’ antifreezes will be an ethylene glycol based silicate free anti freeze.
How to change coolant temp on Vauxhall Astra?
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What’s the best way to change the coolant in a car?
Mix the coolant and water thoroughly in a clean bucket. To prevent mineral deposits on internal engine and radiator surfaces, always use distilled water—never tap water. Leave the car raised while you refill the radiator to reduce the possibility of air pockets forming in the engine.
Where is the coolant drain valve on an Astra?
The petcock drain valve on the radiator is on the passenger side of the vehicle and there is room to access it behind the front bumper. Jack up drivers side of vehicle slightly to raise the passenger side enough to accommodate whatever size bucket you have to collect to the coolant from the petcock valve on the passenger side.
How often should you change your coolant antifreeze?
Click to expand… That’s very debatable. As an 8v owner, I’d recommend changing your coolant antifreeze every 2 years, 50-50 mix. Mainly due to the effectiveness of the corrosion inhibitors. Did you find the recommended reading relevant to this discussion?
How to drain the cooling system in a Vauxhall Astra J?
For draining the cooling system, open the drain screw (1) on the radiator. Cooling System Filling 1. Vehicles with air condition, switch air conditioning off. 2. After draining the system, close the drain screw on the radiator. Note: Close vent screw when coolant flows out on the loosen vent screw. 3.
How to change coolant temperature sensor Astra H Mk5?
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How do I change the coolant in my car?
Before getting started, the first thing you want to do is make sure your temperature control is on maximum heat. For modern cars this is often an electronic control, so you may need to run the car or at least turn the ignition on beforehand to make sure the heater core is opened up. This will ensure that you replace all of the coolant in your car.
How often do you change coolant in Acura Integra?
In the service manual for my 1999 Acura Integra, it recommends replacing the engine coolant every 45,000 miles. Before getting started, the first thing you want to do is make sure your temperature control is on maximum heat.