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Anyone knows what kind of coolant we use on our 1.8T? I searched o'reilly's and their website says coolant does not fit Beetle! wTF?
 

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G12/G12+/G13 from VW. Or Pentosin Pentofrost SF (G12 equivalent) or E (G13 equivalent). You should be able to get the Pentosin from an auto parts store.

G12 would have been what it came with from the factory (pink) but VW has since come out with updated coolants and now we're at G13 (purple) and they should be fine to mix together.
 
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G12/G12+/G13 from VW. Or Pentosin Pentofrost SF (G12 equivalent) or E (G13 equivalent). You should be able to get the Pentosin from an auto parts store.

G12 would have been what it came with from the factory (pink) but VW has since come out with updated coolants and now we're at G13 (purple) and they should be fine to mix together.
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If the coolant already in your system is any color other than pink or violet do not mix the correct vw fluid with what’s already in your system. If the coolant currently in your system is green or yellow or blue or brown, you can not add the pink or violet vw coolant to those it will form jello and clog your cooling system. You will need to flush you coolant system completely if you do not currently have the correct coolant.

Brown would be a sign that the coolant has already been mixed and could be a problem.

The correct vw fluid will be pink or violet/purple.
 

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G12 pink or G13 violet


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