Ford yellow coolant. Here are the colors as well as the relevant models. In pictorial language it says do not use orange coolant. 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.
Ford motor company has used four different types of coolant since 2002. At a crazy pricethe orange coolant at the dealer i read on here that the ford orange coolant is really just dexcool. Used in all models up to 1999 and some models from 2000 through 2003 yellow.
When servicing the cooling systems on these vehicles use motorcraft yellow antifreezecoolant vc 13 g cvc 13 g for canada. 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.
Used in all models from 2004 through 2008 and some models from 2002 through 2013 dark green. If this is the case i guess i should have done better research before i bought it at the dealer. Is motorcraft orange coolant really just dexcool.
Yellow coolant is okay. From 2003 and later they used g 05 hoat hybrid organic acid technology yellow antifreeze which is a longlife antifreeze good for 5 years150000 miles although i dont remember what interval ford calls for. 3526230 103114 0421 pm 103114 0421.
Motorcraft goldyellow is. Different ford vehicles require different types of color coded coolant with at least four different coolant types in use in ford vehicles as of 2016. 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.