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2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is naturally 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 chilled point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is tremendously decisive. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the fundamental ingredient in the well-known 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 nice 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 consultants at Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram a call at 9702364701 or schedule service online and let one of our technicians and service consultants handle your coolant flush.

Every vehicle manufacturer, including Jeep has developed its own coolant or requires a precise coolant that is unique to precise years and models. There are many colors of coolants to help distinguish each including green, blue, yellow, purple red, and orange. It is vital to do your research if you plan to search, flush, or replace the coolant in your automobile. Substantial 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 today. To shop 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 accomplished price.

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

Every make and model requires a slightly various level of coolant. To see the exact amount essential you should always check your 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee 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 prohibit burns, make confident your vehicle engine is amiable before checking your coolant level.

2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee Coolant Flush

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

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

How long does 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee coolant last?

How normally 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 different information on what intervals your coolant needs to be replaced, check your 2013 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.

What color coolant does 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee use?

It's important to understand that color doesn't matter. While most Organic Acid Technology (OAT) coolants are frequently 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 frequently 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 looking for the right coolant for your 2013 Jeep Grand 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 Grand Cherokee to Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram or give us a call at 9702364701. Schedule service online and use one of our several coolant flush coupons to save today.

What kind of coolant does 2013 Jeep Grand 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 identical thing. It's good to reference your 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee owner's manual for the explicit type of coolant decisive and the explicit intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Jeep Grand Cherokee skilled service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make sure the essential coolant is used. Give Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram a call today!

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

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

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

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

Your 2013 Jeep Grand 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 Grand Cherokee engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant absolutely 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 Jeep Grand Cherokee?

Typically, you should have your 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee coolant flush completed each 30,000 miles or each 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 convinced it's diluted perfectly. It's meaningful to have this checked each 15,000 miles to make convinced you catch any issues before they cause precarious break. When it comes to your 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee engine, it's better safe than sorry.