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The low coolant is caused by pressure caps that fail in the open position. By contrast, corrosion inhibitors are gradually used up, and must be replenished from time to time.
Freezing and boiling points are colligative properties of a solution, which depend on the clolant of the dissolved substance.
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Ethylene glycol is listed as a toxic chemical requiring care in handling and disposal.