car maintenance products

Your Guide to Prestone Products

Need help deciding which Prestone product to use in your car and when? You’ve come to the right place. Below, you can explore and compare our full product range, and read tips and advice on getting the most from your car maintenance regime. For nearly 100 years, Prestone has developed high-performance maintenance products that meet
Prestone Power Steering Fluid

Your Power Steering Fluid FAQs Answered

Unlike oil and coolant, power steering fluid isn’t something you need to check very often. But if you notice a problem with your car’s steering (such as the steering wheel becoming heavy or unresponsive), checking the power steering fluid should be your first port of call. Trusted by professionals and DIY car enthusiasts alike, Prestone’s
Prestone Cooling System Flush Product

Your Prestone Cooling System Flush FAQs Answered

Do you need to flush your car’s cooling system and replace the old coolant/antifreeze? Instead of using water, Prestone Cooling System Flush provides a powerful way to clear out your car’s cooling system ready for a fresh batch of coolant. Learn more about how and when to use Prestone Cooling System Flush in our FAQs
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How Often Should I Top Up Coolant/Antifreeze?

You should check your level of coolant regularly and top up as necessary. Check your vehicle’s handbook for more information on this. If you find you have to top up the coolant every day or every week, you might have a leak and should have it checked by a trained professional mechanic just to be on the safe side.

pouring Prestone coolant

How often/when should I flush my radiator?

We advise you to flush your radiator at your vehicle’s coolant service interval. You can find information on this in your vehicle handbook. You can also check your vehicle service record; if in doubt, drain and flush the system with water and replace the coolant with Prestone Coolant for the ultimate peace of mind.

Topping up antifreeze/coolant

Should I use ready to use coolant/antifreeze or concentrated?

Prestone Ready to Use Coolant is the most convenient way to top up your cooling system. Prestone’s unique formula mixes with any coolant or antifreeze and can be used in any make or model of passenger vehicle. Make sure that whichever Prestone product you choose, you follow the instructions on pack.

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Can I add Prestone antifreeze/coolant to other coolants?

Yes. Prestone is guaranteed to be compatible with all makes and models of cars, and all other coolants. It’s the only coolant/antifreeze which can be mixed with any other coolant without causing any damage. This makes it easier for you to choose and use – just pick Prestone and you know you have a high performance coolant which will work in your car.