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2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is mostly a liquid or gas substance used to regulate the temperature of your engine. Liquid coolants are usually half water and half ethylene glycol. Water is used to transfer heat while ethylene glycol is used to reduce the cold point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is exceedingly hard. Interestingly enough, this isn't the earliest time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the considerable ingredient in the favorite term "antifreeze". Keep in mind, you never want to pour antifreeze or water by themselves into your engine system. They need to be combined to create the constitutional coolant.

You can purchase ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water additional, or you can purchase full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being additional to the engine system. Give the mentors at Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram a call at 9702364701 or schedule service online and let one of our technicians and service advisors handle your coolant flush.

Every vehicle manufacturer, consisting Jeep has developed its own coolant or requires a precise coolant that is unique to diverse years and models. There are many colors of coolants to help distinguish each including red, blue, green, purple yellow, and orange. It is crucial to do your research if you plan to buy, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Plentiful models will not be compatible even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Mike Shaw CDJR offers a variety of coolant flush coupons to help you save today. To browse all of our service specials click here. If you'd like to handle your coolant service yourself, you can still purchase coolant or antifreeze from Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram directly at a numerous price.

What kind of coolant does 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee use?

There are ample types and colors of coolant from inorganic to organic to hybrid. To make things even more confusing, the color of the coolant doesn't always mean the same thing. It's imposing to reference your 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee owner's manual for the distinguishable type of coolant necessary and the distinctive intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Jeep Grand Cherokee innovative service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make sure the acceptable coolant is used. Give Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram a call today!

What happens if my 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee runs out of coolant?

Your 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a good percentage assortment or your 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant entirely due to a leak or poor fluid levels, your entire engine system can be compromised from the gaskets to the pistons or even the engine block itself.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee?

Common symptoms that your 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee needs a coolant flush are:

  • Sediment or rust will be evident in the coolant
  • Sometimes, albeit amazing, you'll be able to smell an odd burning odor coming from under the hood.
  • Unusual grinding noises can come from the engine
  • Your temperature gauge will read well above daily with the engine on for assorted minutes.
  • Coolant will commonly leak out when the engine is functioning. Check the ground when you park.
  • Your check engine light may turn on
  • Your heater may impede working
  • Steam will come from the radiator or hood

How much coolant does a 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly specific level of coolant. To see the explicit amount vital you should always check your 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and we'll interpretation any questions you have on coolant levels.

WARNING - To hinder burns, make fearless your vehicle engine is fun before checking your coolant level.

How long does 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee coolant last?

How naturally you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are several types of coolants. Interestingly enough, up until the mid-1990s there was basically only a single type of coolant. It was a green formula coolant that contained corrosion inhibitors that only lasted between 24,000 - 36,000 miles or between two to three years. This type of coolant is not recommended for newer vehicles which come equipped with a longer-lasting coolant.

Newer coolants use an Organic Acid Technology (OAT) and last up to twice as long as older coolant. In some cases these long-life coolants can last over 5 years or 100,000 miles.

For definite information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram a call at 9702364701 today and ask one of our factory-trained technicians or advisers. You can also book an appointment online and we'll take care of your coolant service for you.

How often should you change coolant in a 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee?

Typically, you should have your 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee coolant flush completed every 30,000 miles or every two years. There are some instances where your vehicle can go without a flush for a longer period of time. When you bring your vehicle into Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, we will check your fluid levels and diagnose it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make sure it's diluted correctly. It's imposing to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make sure you catch any issues before they cause strict wear and tear. When it comes to your 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee engine, it's better safe than touched.

What color coolant does 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee use?

It's vital to understand that color doesn't matter. While most Organic Acid Technology (OAT) coolants are usually orange, yellow, red or purple, Hybrid Organic Acid Technology (HOAT) coolants are orange and yellow. There's quite a bit of overlap. Then you have Inorganic Acid Technology (IAT) coolants that are usually green, however, some manufacturers sell them in blue. At the end of the day, always be sure to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When shopping for the right coolant for your 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you're using the right coolant is to send your 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee to Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram or give us a call at 9702364701. Schedule service online and use one of our many coolant flush coupons to save today.

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Coolant Flush

A coolant flush or cooling system service consists of three main services.

  • Adding a cleaner compound to get rid of particles, corrosion, sediment,and rust
  • Flushing the whole system thoroughly
  • Refilling the system with the reasonable coolant and carefully measuring the dilution percentage