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SOA Coolant Additive
Posted 14 September 2004 - 05:04 PM
Called SOA and the agent said no problem, got my VIN and said it was entered into my files. He called back the next day and said he couldn't do it.
My question is would it be harmful to go to the dealer and get them to dump in another bottle of the additive?
Or should I just change out my new coolant and then go to the dealer?
Posted 14 September 2004 - 08:57 PM
I'm a bit confused - sounds like you have fresh coolant with the correct additive. Why would you want to drain it and have the dealer do it over again?
I don't think adding a second bottle is a good idea as it may impact the ability of the coolant to flow well.
Posted 14 September 2004 - 10:24 PM
Posted 14 September 2004 - 11:28 PM
Posted 15 September 2004 - 04:07 PM
What does the stuff look like?
does it look like real fine chew or shredded tree bark?
or is it a liquid (pink maybe?)?
If it's the pink liquid you will be fine with 2 or even 3 doses... it's just redline water wetter. I swear by the stuff.
Posted 15 September 2004 - 04:51 PM
Posted 16 September 2004 - 01:06 AM
it works!! and I use it at work on cars coming in for their service (i work at a Subaru dealer) and one car came in leaking coolant from the head gasket! (fresh and dripping)
so we added the additive, (in less than 15 minutes!) and i took it out on the freeway for 5 miles... then rechecked it, and the leak was repaired!! it is wonderful additive!!!
i belive that one or 2 doses in the same batch wont hurt much.. its not too thick as far as a clogger... (not like alumakiller)
Posted 16 September 2004 - 01:58 AM
Posted 16 September 2004 - 08:47 AM
Posted 16 September 2004 - 01:48 PM
Posted 16 September 2004 - 04:11 PM
For example, customer comes in with 45k miles (already has had 30k service) I tell them about the recall. They go to the dealership (against their will, "I though I brought my car to you guys so we would never have to see the dealer again") tdealer install the additive. At 60k when the service is due. We flush the cooling system and add the additive, making sure that it is noted on their invoice. Extended headgasket warrantee still intact.
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