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    wilbanks51 is offline Cadillac Owners Member
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    What type of anti-freeze

    I believe my water pump is beginning to leak and need to add water and some anti-freeze. What type of anti-freeze does this 2006 escalade call for?
    thanks

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    A 50/50% mix of either DEX-COOL or the all makes/all models "green stuff", And distilled water. They both perform exactly the same, and they can be mixed as long as the bottle of the all makes/all models stuff says so.

    The change interval for either should be 2 years, 3 max, regardless of what the owners manual or bottle says.

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    Re: What type of anti-freeze

    I will second MoistCabbage, but just to make sure you have to make sure the "green stuff" is compatible with the DEX-COOL!

    To avoid any confusion down the road just use a 50/50 mix of DEX-COOL again as MoistCabbage stated.

    Be sure to check the condition of your pulleys, tensioners and your small AC Serpentine Belt located to the front lower left of the motor.

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    Changing water pump is simple. Just had to do mine a couple months ago and took under and hr to R&R. Easiest one I've ever done. No special tools. Bought my WP at Oreillys for around $100 bucks can't recall of hand but it was way cheaper than dealer and has a lifetime warranty.

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    Re: What type of anti-freeze

    I always use premix for convenience and to ensure proper mixture.

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    I use the pre mix also

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