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    Cayenne Antifreeze

    Hello,

     I have bought the original Porsche Antifreeze (pink/red liquid) for my Cayenne since the low coolant level kept flashing for the past couple of days. However I have been wondering since many people on the net are talking about mixing water with the antifreeze, but I'm not sure about the Porsche antifeeze. Should I add water with it or shall I pour it as it is in the car?  

     

    Thanks in advance! 


    Re: Cayenne Antifreeze

    At the risk of stating the obivous, there should be a remark on the bootle whether it is a concentrate, in which case you should mix it with water. Otherwise, it should be ready to use directly.

    On a sidenote, are you sure you're living in Florida?? I thought it was global warming, not cooling...  Smiley


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    Matt C
    2005 997 C2S / 1988 911 3.2 Conv.


    Re: Cayenne Antifreeze

    are you in the upper limits of Florida? if not?


    Re: Cayenne Antifreeze

    Thanks for the reply guys. On the bottle it says "contains Ethylene glycol" it doesn't mention mixing it with water or anything else. In case it was concentrate and I didn't add water will it harm the engine? or vice versa if it contains water and I added more water will it harm the engine or not?

      


    Re: Cayenne Antifreeze

    I am not an engineer, but I think more water certainly is not a problem. It will lower the effectivity of the antifreeze but won't harm the engine.

    With less water I'm not so sure, depending on the chemicals in the antifreeze, that could be a problem.

    Some of them are flamable (ethylene glycol is flamable, depending on the mixture) and not very useful as a coolant and so could lead to overheating the engine.

    But if you look at your temperature gauge, it shouldn't be a problem.


     
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