Purple vs pink fluid

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  1. usmc341

    usmc341 Gold Member

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    Noticed this today on my 16 the IC fluid is purple while the rad coolant is pink. I thought they used the same fluid for both. Different batches maybe?
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    The fluids look the same on mine. Through the tanks the color looks a little different.
     
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    R3dk3y Hellcat Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member

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    My 16 is the same purple / pink. If they are the same, perhaps different dye so you can tell what's leaking if/when there is a leak?
     
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    That's a good point I didn't think of that
     
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    Lord Hellcat Gold Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member HCC UK President HCC Charter Member

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    I believe they are the same. Only one type of fluid is used
     
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    R3dk3y Hellcat Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member

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    Put a flashlight behind both of mine on my '16 Charger:

    Supercharger:
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    Engine:

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    I was gonna open each and do a taste test and see if tasted like grape and raspberry kool-aid, but alas it was too hot to touch. :)

    Also, I checked the owners manual, and it mentioned nothing of supercharger coolant.
     
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    graycat Automobile Aficionado Extraordinaire Staff Member

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    Useful and funny!
     
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    Lol! We really have no lives...
     
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    Good eye brother because on my 16 Challenger Hellcat the one supercharger overflow bottle is Purple and the Rad overflow is Pink!!!
     
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    Those look delicious!
     
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    My 2016 has the grape Koolaid in both.
     
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    Mine came with Pink, both radiator and SC. (Early 2015). I recently needed to pickup a gallon of the MOPAR rad. fluid. It is purple. My guess is they phased out the pink for the purple.
     
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    I do like the idea that if you have a leak you can tell where it's coming from
     
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    The purple/pink coolant is ten year only sold at your chrysler dealers and is not to be mixed with any other coolant!!
     
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    I can assume their intent... I know when I did aftermarket S/C installs on several projects I deliberately did different coolant colors for the reason already stated here. If you have a leak it is a lot easier to figure out which system when they use different colored coolant.
     

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