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2013 Dodge Durango Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is typically 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 cut the congenial point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely laborious. Interestingly enough, this isn't the initial time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the finest ingredient in the admitted 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 beneficial coolant.

You can purchase ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water extra, or you can purchase full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being extra to the engine system. Give the experts 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, including Dodge has developed its own coolant or requires a certain coolant that is occasional to personal years and models. There are many colors of coolants to help distinguish each including yellow, purple red, blue, green, and orange. It is needed to do your research if you plan to pay cash for, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Many models will not be consistent even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

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What color coolant does 2013 Dodge Durango use?

It's crucial to understand that color doesn't matter. While most Organic Acid Technology (OAT) coolants are ordinarily 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 ordinarily green, however, some manufacturers sell them in blue. At the end of the day, always be satisfied to learn the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When looking for the right coolant for your 2013 Dodge Durango, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you are using the right coolant is to send your 2013 Dodge Durango to Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram or give us a call at 9702364701. Schedule service online and use one of our tolerable coolant flush coupons to save today.

How long does 2013 Dodge Durango coolant last?

How often you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are bountiful 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 specific information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2013 Dodge Durango 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 do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2013 Dodge Durango?

Common symptoms that your 2013 Dodge Durango needs a coolant flush are:

  • Steam will come from the radiator or hood
  • Your heater may stop working
  • Coolant will typically leak out when the engine is running. Check the ground when you park.
  • Your check engine light may turn on
  • Sediment or rust will be striking in the coolant
  • Sometimes, albeit implausible, you'll be secure to smell an odd burning odor coming from under the hood.
  • Your temperature gauge will read well above natural with the engine on for a few minutes.
  • Unusual grinding noises can come from the engine

What kind of coolant does 2013 Dodge Durango use?

There are bountiful 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 advocate the equal thing. It's gargantuan to reference your 2013 Dodge Durango owner's manual for the overt type of coolant needed and the particular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Dodge Durango trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make bold the meager coolant is used. Give Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram a call today!

What happens if my 2013 Dodge Durango runs out of coolant?

Your 2013 Dodge Durango doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a actual percentage range or your 2013 Dodge Durango engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant solely 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 often should you change coolant in a 2013 Dodge Durango?

Typically, you should have your 2013 Dodge Durango 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 scan it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make sure it's diluted correctly. It's helpful to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make sure you catch each issues before they cause alarming damage. When it comes to your 2013 Dodge Durango engine, it's better safe than sorry.

How much coolant does a 2013 Dodge Durango take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly disparate level of coolant. To see the definite amount hard you should always check your 2013 Dodge Durango owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and we'll answer any questions you have on coolant levels.

WARNING - To hinder burns, make confident your car engine is delightful before checking your coolant level.

2013 Dodge Durango Coolant Flush

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

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