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I have a 1999 Blazer 4.3 V-6 and am wondering what type of Anti-Freeze this vehicle uses. The green or the pink.

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Dexcool is the correct antifreeze for the engine, but you can have it flushed out and use the green coolant if you prefer. The dis advantage is the green coolant needs to be replace at about 50,000 miles and the dexcool is 150,000 miles.

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