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2013 Jeep Compass Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is generally 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 fast point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely necessary. 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 convenient 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 experts at Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram a call at 9702364701 or schedule service online and let one of our technicians and service specialists handle your coolant flush.

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

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

What color coolant does 2013 Jeep Compass use?

It's productive 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 courageous to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you are using. When researching for the right coolant for your 2013 Jeep Compass, 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 Compass to Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram or give us a call at 9702364701. Schedule service online and use one of our plentiful coolant flush coupons to save at this moment.

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

Typically, you should have your 2013 Jeep Compass 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 inspect it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make courageous it's diluted perfectly. It's notable to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make courageous you catch any issues before they cause dangerous damage. When it comes to your 2013 Jeep Compass engine, it's better safe than culpable.

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

Your 2013 Jeep Compass 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 Compass engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant completely due to a leak or low fluid levels, your whole engine system can be compromised from the gaskets to the pistons or even the engine block itself.

What kind of coolant does 2013 Jeep Compass 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 equal thing. It's fundamental to reference your 2013 Jeep Compass owner's manual for the diverse type of coolant necessary and the assorted intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Jeep Compass trained service technicians for all information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make satisfied the good coolant is used. Give Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram a call today!

How long does 2013 Jeep Compass coolant last?

How generally you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are copious 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 diverse information on what intervals your coolant needs to be replaced, check your 2013 Jeep Compass maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram a call at 9702364701 immediately 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 much coolant does a 2013 Jeep Compass take or need?

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

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

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2013 Jeep Compass?

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

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

2013 Jeep Compass Coolant Flush

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

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