Is Coolant the Same As Antifreeze?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 26, 2020 12:43:28 PM ET
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Antifreeze and engine coolant are the same product, sold in the same packaging, and both go into the vehicle's radiator. All gasoline engines need water to circulate through them to maintain a stable operating temperature. Antifreeze keeps the water stable across a broad range of temperatures, from freezing to boiling.