March 3 2005

Dex-Cool is an engine coolant, that allegedly claims it will protect engines for up to five years or 150,000 miles. Instead, consumers have had numerous problems with the product, and costly repairs were needed because of damage caused by Dex-Cool. Dex-cool has been linked to corroded and clogged radiators and radiator caps, eroded water pumps, rotten radiator hoses, leaky cooling system gaskets, chronic overheating and engine damage.

Dex-Cool Articles

Dex Cool Settlement: Interview with Eric Gibbs
"From the perspective of our clients, the Dex Cool settlement is quite an achievement," says lawyer Eric H. Gibbs, of Girard Gibbs LLP. "There are over 100 named plaintiffs and hundreds of thousands of class members, making this one of the largest recoveries arising from allegations of automobile defects that I know of."

Dex-Cool Customers Losing Their Cool
A disgruntled Malibu owner from Albany, New York was not pleased that she had to replace the intake manifold on her GM vehicle after only 47,000 miles. Grace drives a Malibu, but she couldn't drive it for the time it was in the shop having a repair that cost her $683 out of pocket after the factory-installed Dex-Cool antifreeze destroyed the manifold gasket.

Disgruntled Car Owners will have their Day in Court
General Motors Corp. may be held responsible for hundreds of thousands of disgruntled car owners' out-of-pocket for car repairs thanks to Dex-Cool antifreeze. The bright-orange coolant used in many GM vehicles over a period of about 10 years has come under fire for not only breaking down well before the promoted five-year, 150,000 mile window, but for laying at the root of millions of dollars of needless repairs incurred by vehicle owners.

Register your Dex-Cool Case

If you feel you qualify for damages or remedies that might be awarded in a possible Dex-cool class action or lawsuit, please fill in the form to the right to submit your complaint.

Last updated March 25 2008

Reader Comments

Posted by
At 47,000 miles this additive completely ruined my engine. I can not even sell the car now. I am the original owner and was never notified by GM of this faulty product. Five mechanics said it was the worst case they had ever seen of degraded Dexcool.

Posted by
We had to replace the radiator and cap after the van overheated on I-17 on June 29, 2007 in the middle of the day that was 112 degrees. In addition, we had over $1300.00 in hotel bills, rental car bills and food bills. My husband also had a heart attack right after this happened and the doctor says the stress of the situation attributed to it.

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