Can you mix same type, different brand coolants?

Discussion in 'Prius c Care, Maintenance and Troubleshooting' started by Bryce Husserl, Nov 1, 2019.

  1. Bryce Husserl

    Bryce Husserl Junior Member

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    I was installing a catch can the other day, and accidentally pulled the wrong tube which let out some coolant. Now the coolant level is barely above the minimum mark. Anyways, I was wondering if I could add different brand HOAT coolant, I know I can't mix different types of coolant (OAT/IAT/HOAT), but can I mix different brands of the same type?
     
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    The Asian Vehicle Red, or the newer one that's $12 at walmart that's for Toyotas, but if you want to maximize the lifespan of the vehicle and use it in hot weather often, then spending $30 for Toyota OEM might be worth it, but also might be a waste of $20. Hard to say for certain.
     
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    Bryce Husserl Junior Member

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    Thanks! I'll pick some up to top it off.
     
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