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I noticed that my antifreeze is below the minimum line on the reservoir (see pic). From the little research I've done, it seems that the factory installed pink antifreeze is supposed to last 10yrs/150k miles and is a different formula than the mopar oat ms-12106 antifreeze we can buy. In addition, it seems that antifreeze cannot be mixed, the system must be purged before a different formula is put in or significant damage can result.

Can anyone confirm if the factory antifreeze is available anywhere so I can top this off? My local dealer is booking appointments a few weeks out and with some pending road trips, I'd prefer not to wait that long. I'm hoping I've misunderstood something and the antifreeze I need to add is readily available.

Thanks, Jon
 

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mine was low and I took it in to the dealer. found the seam on the drivers side leaking. I would have it looked at.They are trying to get a date range for a bulletin of some sort on it
 

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Interesting, I just bought some of the same antifreeze and the color does NOT match the factory. Please see the attached picture. The purple is from the new bottle, the orange is from the factory.
 

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Checked the coolant level about a month ago and it was just below the min. level on the coolant tank. Then took it to my local dealer, who added coolant up to the max. line. Then over the new few weeks it dropped down again, so I checked and saw some dried pink coolant in the engine bay cover. Took the van to the dealer, and it was confirmed that the radiator had a very small leak. The dealer got a new radiator the next day, and called to say it would take up to 2 work days to install. Seems they had never replaced one yet and thought in would be done the day they got the new radiator. Yet to get it back, and wonder how much needs to be removed from the car to replace the radiator. Still under warranty at 22,000 miles and have a lifetime Mopar extended warranty. Wow, it might be $1,000 job for a new radiator. Warranty covered the rental in the time the van is in the shop.
 

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Check out this thread

http://www.pacificaforums.com/forum/377-engine-technical-discussion/23778-coolant-type.html

and this thread

http://www.pacificaforums.com/forum/433-2017-chrysler-pacifica-phev-hybrid-general-discussion/23386-coolant-below-minimum.html

But in any case DO NOT use the Walmart coolant. The manual specs MS.90032 but it seems Chrysler is using their MS-12106 specification. Those coolants are OAT (Organic Acid Technology) formulations and not compatible with non-OAT coolant. If you mix coolant, then a complete flush and refill is required. The Walmart coolant will void warranty.
 

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Got my vehicle 3 days ago and just checked the coolant level. It is exactly at the min level. It's a touring-L. Is this normal?

Can I use one from the walmart?

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Super-Tech-Antifreeze-Coolant/16645420 or take it to a dealer? I bought vehicle from a different state dealer and not at local dealer..
Note that in the Coolant Level Thread already provided that one of the posts actually commented on a photo in the Chrysler Pacifica Manual that also shows the Coolant Level right at the Min Level. Bottom Line... Your Coolant Level is Fine.
 

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Got my vehicle 3 days ago and just checked the coolant level. It is exactly at the min level. It's a touring-L. Is this normal?

Can I use one from the walmart?

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Super-Tech-Antifreeze-Coolant/16645420 or take it to a dealer? I bought vehicle from a different state dealer and not at local dealer..
Hi kingfisher,

I commented on a past thread--your level is fine. The brand would like to see them filled higher than the minimum, but there is nothing wrong with it being at that line. For peace of mind, if you wanted a dealer to fill it a bit higher, we're happy to reach out on your behalf.

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Coolant usage

Are there any known issues with coolant usage on these vehicles? Ours has about 20000 miles and I noticed the level was far below the minimum line, like just slightly above the height of the hose connection at the bottom. I got the correct coolant today and expected it to just take a small amount, but it took a full liter to get back to barely above the minimum line. If I've got an issue, I want to get it to the dealer while still under warranty. No visible leakage with a cursory inspection.

My Jeep (also Chrysler engine) simply consumes coolant. Maybe this is a systemic Chrysler problem.
 

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I've got a 2017 Touring L with 66k and have noticed signs that I may have a coolant leak. I have a gurgling behind the dash after car shutdown (air in the line?) and my coolant reservoir is well below the minimum level (leaking someplace). Reading online here, I am seeing that radiator leaks are common with this car/year? I haven't noticed any pooling of fluid under the car, but haven't inspected anything inside. I haven't been to the dealer yet to have this investigated, but growing a bit frustrated in concern that we do have leak someplace.
 

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Note that in the Coolant Level Thread already provided that one of the posts actually commented on a photo in the Chrysler Pacifica Manual that also shows the Coolant Level right at the Min Level. Bottom Line... Your Coolant Level is Fine.
IF the car is cold, the level being at the Min line is fine. If you add up to the max line, when the engine warms up, the coolant will expand and push out coolant. If the engine is hot, the coolant will be much closer to the max line.
 

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I've got a 2017 Touring L with 66k and have noticed signs that I may have a coolant leak. I have a gurgling behind the dash after car shutdown (air in the line?) and my coolant reservoir is well below the minimum level (leaking someplace). Reading online here, I am seeing that radiator leaks are common with this car/year? I haven't noticed any pooling of fluid under the car, but haven't inspected anything inside. I haven't been to the dealer yet to have this investigated, but growing a bit frustrated in concern that we do have leak someplace.
Hello catboy,

If you end up going into the dealer, let us know. We're available via direct message and would be happy to help along that process.

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I just noticed the same problem. 2017 touring L. I just picked it up from the dealer for having my rusting hood repainted and having it checked for a knocking at low speed and they didn't notice it below the low line. Should I drive to the dealer to get them to add some before making another appointment? I have some coolant but it doesn't seem to meet that very specific 12160 spec.
 

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Are there any known issues with coolant usage on these vehicles? Ours has about 20000 miles and I noticed the level was far below the minimum line, like just slightly above the height of the hose connection at the bottom. I got the correct coolant today and expected it to just take a small amount, but it took a full liter to get back to barely above the minimum line. If I've got an issue, I want to get it to the dealer while still under warranty. No visible leakage with a cursory inspection.

My Jeep (also Chrysler engine) simply consumes coolant. Maybe this is a systemic Chrysler problem.
Follow up on this?

same thing here...
 
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