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Keep Cool: Engine coolants have evolved, so have maintenance needs

October 9, 2018 by John Smith

MONTREAL, Que. — Internal combustion engines burn fuel to produce kinetic energy, and generate heat in the process. That’s why we’ve always needed coolants – although, they’ve evolved from simple well water into modern-day mixtures of glycol and water. The […]

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Restore nitrite-free coolant

September 22, 2017 by John Smith

Nitrite-free engine coolants used to protect aluminum parts will lose some of their benefits when contaminated with different formulas or water, but Shell has a way to address the issue.

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Shell recalls coolant sold in U.S., but no need to drain

March 29, 2016 by John Smith

HOUSTON, TX – Shell is recalling selected batches of coolants that, while not sold in Canada, may have been purchased in the U.S. But anything already poured into a cooling system does not need to be replaced.

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COOLING SYSTEM CARE

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

There’s no high technology to deal with here, just plain old maintenance

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COOLING TRENDS

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Coolants aren’t as sexy as motor oil, but they’re as important.

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BELTS AND HOSES

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Heat is the enemy under the hood, but advances in componentry are reducing its harmful effects.

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COOLANT FILTER FACTS

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Coolant filters explained by Wix Filters.

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COOLANT FOR LIFE?

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Chevron sets new million-mile standard for extended-life coolants

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MOBIL DELVAC ELC

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Mobil Delvac Extended Life Coolant/Antifreeze is designed to provide corrosion protection for all cooling system metals and to help extend coolant drain intervals.

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COOLANT EXTENDER

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Penray introduces heavy-duty extended-life coolant extender.

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COOLANTS IN DESIGNER COLORS

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Today’s coolant formulations won’t tolerate a mix-and-match approach.

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MILLION-MILE COOLANT

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Alliance Truck Parts has added two new coolant/antifreeze products to its lineup, saying they can lower maintenance costs and reduce the total cost of truck ownership