Ford yellow coolant. In pictorial language it says do not use orange coolant. Used in all models from 2004 through 2008 and some models from 2002 through 2013 dark green. 3526230 103114 0421 pm 103114 0421.
Used in some models from 2009 through 2012. At a crazy pricethe orange coolant at the dealer i read on here that the ford orange coolant is really just dexcool. Y yellow colored engine coolant approved to ford specification wss m97b51 a1 motorcraft gold antifreezecoolant dg dark green colored engine coolant approved to ford specification wss m97b55 a motorcraft specialty green engine coolant.
Here are the colors as well as the relevant models. Find great deals on ebay for ford motorcraft yellow antifreeze. A new extended life engine coolant yellow colored motorcraft premium gold engine coolant meeting ford specification wss m97b51 a1 service part numbers vc 7 a and vc 7 c for use in the us except california and oregon and vc 7 b for use only in california and oregon as it contains a bittering agent has been equipped in all of the.
Yellow coolant is okay. Do not mix different colors or types of coolant. If this is the case i guess i should have done better research before i bought it at the dealer.
Ford motor company has used four different types of coolant since 2002. The motorcraft yellow antifreezecoolant may appear green in color due to the florescent dye used. Used in all models up to 1999 and some models from 2000 through 2003 yellow.
Lift the hood of a new ford vehicle and youre likely to see a yellow coolant in the overflow jug and an interesting label on it. The best way to determine the coolant type for a given vehicle is to consult the cars or trucks owners manual. Is motorcraft orange coolant really just dexcool.