What kind of antifreeze is pink?
The Colors of Coolant
|HOAT (Hybrid OAT)||Silicates & Organic Acids||YELLOW|
|HOAT (Hybrid OAT, Phosphate-free)||NAP Free||TURQUOISE|
|P-HOAT (Phosphated HOAT)||Phosphates & Organic Acids||PINK / BLUE|
|Si-OAT (Silicated HOAT)||Silicates & Organic Acids||PURPLE|
What does it mean if my coolant is pink?
A red or pink liquid that’s leaking from your car can usually mean only three things: it can be either transmission fluid, engine coolant or power steering fluid. Determining which of these is leaking is not very hard and you can easily do it yourself.
What is pink antifreeze used for?
Meeting or exceeding these particular vehicle specifications, OEM Extended Life PINK Antifreeze/Coolant provides excellent high temperature aluminum protection and extended protection against rust, corrosion and pitting caused by cavitation for all coolant system metals.
Is pink antifreeze toxic?
It is non-toxic and the safest for all types of RV plumbing. This antifreeze is non-flammable and does not taint water systems. Propylene glycol is a lubricant and will actually work to extend the life of the seals in your toilets and faucets.
Does the color of antifreeze matter?
The truth is, color is not a reliable predictor for what type of coolant you have. For example, OAT coolants are usually orange, yellow, red or purple. HOAT coolants are orange and yellow for the most part.
Is pink antifreeze poisonous to dogs?
Dogs and cats find antifreeze quite tasty and if they find antifreeze they’ll drink it. Antifreeze is extremely toxic causing kidney failure that is often fatal in just a few days. Very small amounts of antifreeze can be fatal.