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2013 Jeep Cherokee Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is commonly 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 lower the charming point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is exceptionally critical. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the preeminent ingredient in the popular 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 appropriate coolant.

You can pay cash for ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water extra, or you can pay cash for 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 Jeep has developed its own coolant or requires a definite coolant that is unique to particular years and models. There are many colors of coolants to help distinguish each including blue, red, green, purple yellow, and orange. It is important to do your research if you plan to invest, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Countless models will not be applicable even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

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

How much coolant does a 2013 Jeep Cherokee take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly distinctive level of coolant. To see the assorted dump basic you should always check your 2013 Jeep Cherokee owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and we'll resolution any questions you have on coolant levels.

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

What color coolant does 2013 Jeep Cherokee use?

It's decisive to understand that color doesn't matter. While most Organic Acid Technology (OAT) coolants are consistently 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 consistently green, however, some manufacturers sell them in blue. At the end of the day, always be courageous to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When looking for the right coolant for your 2013 Jeep Cherokee, 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 Jeep Cherokee to Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram or give us a call at 9702364701. Schedule service online and use one of our bountiful coolant flush coupons to save today.

What kind of coolant does 2013 Jeep Cherokee use?

There are many 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 rangy to reference your 2013 Jeep Cherokee owner's manual for the positive type of coolant imperative and the explicit intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Jeep Cherokee trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make positive the excellent coolant is used. Give Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram a call today!

How often should you change coolant in a 2013 Jeep Cherokee?

Typically, you should have your 2013 Jeep Cherokee coolant flush completed each 30,000 miles or each two years. There are some instances where your automobile can go without a flush for a longer period of time. When you bring your automobile into Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, we will check your fluid levels and inspect it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make satisfied it's diluted well. It's exceptional to have this checked each 15,000 miles to make satisfied you catch each issues before they cause exceptional damage. When it comes to your 2013 Jeep Cherokee engine, it's better safe than apologetic.

2013 Jeep 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 entire system thoroughly
  • Refilling the system with the suitable coolant and carefully measuring the dilution percentage

What happens if my 2013 Jeep Cherokee runs out of coolant?

Your 2013 Jeep Cherokee doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a certain percentage range or your 2013 Jeep Cherokee engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant entirely due to a leak or low 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 2013 Jeep Cherokee?

Common symptoms that your 2013 Jeep Cherokee needs a coolant flush are:

  • Your heater may avert working
  • Steam will come from the radiator or hood
  • Coolant will typically leak out when the engine is running. Check the ground when you park.
  • Sediment or rust will be effortless in the coolant
  • Your check engine light may turn on
  • Sometimes, albeit remote, 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 properly above acceptable with the engine on for a few minutes.

How long does 2013 Jeep Cherokee coolant last?

How constantly you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are many 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 clear information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2013 Jeep Cherokee maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram a call at 9702364701 now 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.