You can use a BMW Coolant Antifreeze or a BMW 82-14-2-209-769 Antifreeze. Both coolants are highly effective on all BMW models. They have no nitrite or phosphate, the major corrosion catalysts. They give your engine and cooling system optimal protection against boil overs, heat damage, and corrosion.
- 1 What kind of coolant does a BMW 328i take?
- 2 What type of coolant do BMW use?
- 3 Does BMW use specific coolant?
- 4 How much coolant does a BMW 328i need?
- 5 Is Prestone coolant OK for BMW?
- 6 What kind of coolant does a 2013 BMW 328i use?
- 7 Can you use green coolant in BMW?
- 8 Can I use Prestone 50/50 in my BMW?
- 9 Does it matter what coolant I use?
- 10 Can I use zerex in BMW?
- 11 Does BMW coolant need to be mixed with water?
- 12 How much coolant do I put in my BMW?
- 13 How many gallons of coolant does a BMW need?
- 14 How much coolant does a 2007 BMW 328i take?
What kind of coolant does a BMW 328i take?
Prestone 50/50 Coolant/Antifreeze.
What type of coolant do BMW use?
Your BMW, Porsche, Mercedes Benz, Audi or Volkswagen uses an HOAT coolant. HOAT coolants are derived from OAT coolants with the addition of silicate to protect aluminum surfaces.
Does BMW use specific coolant?
BMWs have specific coolant requirements ( nitrite and phosphate free ) to prevent build-up and corrosion of aluminum components, so not just any off-the-shelf antifreeze will do.
How much coolant does a BMW 328i need?
Engines used in BMW E90 automatic transmission models hold about 8.2 liters of coolant, manual transmission models hold 8.4 liters.
Is Prestone coolant OK for BMW?
Registered. You can use any coolant that is phosphate free. Extended life, phosphate free coolant (any color) can be used in a BMW.
What kind of coolant does a 2013 BMW 328i use?
Pentosin 1.5 Liter Blue Concentrate Coolant/Antifreeze.
Can you use green coolant in BMW?
BMW only recommends certain coolants because they do not contain nitrites, amines, phosphates, or borates. This new green-colored coolant was introduced in 2018 and is used instead of the older blue-colored coolant. Green is backwards compatible with blue and can be used on cars before 2018.
Can I use Prestone 50/50 in my BMW?
Prestone® Antifreeze/Coolant is completely safe for use in both foreign and domestic vehicles. For those consumers who would feel more comfortable using a phosphate-free antifreeze, our Prestone® Extended Life 50/50 Antifreeze/Coolant is phosphate, silicate, and borate free.
Does it matter what coolant I use?
Well, you use the coolant that is specified in your owner’s manual. If you just need to top it up, the recommendation is still the same, however it is unlikely to cause any serious problems if you add a litre of a different type of coolant, as long as you follow the manufacturer’s maintenance schedule.
Can I use zerex in BMW?
ZEREX G-48 Antifreeze/Coolant is APPROVED for use in: Audi, BMW, Deutz, Jenbacher, Jaguar, Liebherr, MAN, Maybach, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, MTU, Porsche, Rolls-Royce, Saab, Seat, Skoda, Smart, Tesla, Van Hool, Volkswagen, and Volvo ZEREX G-48 coolant meets or exceeds the following industry and engine specifications: ASTM
Does BMW coolant need to be mixed with water?
They need to be combined to create the good coolant. You can purchase ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water added, or you can purchase full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being added to the engine system.
How much coolant do I put in my BMW?
Draining and filling your cooling system is not only a maintenance requirement but also a prerequisite of many repairs. Engines used in the BMW E46 models hold about 8.5 liters of ethylene glycol- water mix, while M3 E46 models hold 10 liters.
How many gallons of coolant does a BMW need?
But this one seems to indicate that you only need one gallon of BMW coolant, mixed with one gallon of distilled water. I don’t live too close to a BMW dealership so I want to make sure I buy enough but I also don’t want to waste money buying two gallons if its not necessary.
How much coolant does a 2007 BMW 328i take?
2 gallons total. 1 gal BMW coolant +1 gal distilled water. The DIY covers it.