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2014 Dodge Charger Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is consistently 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 freezing point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely difficult. Interestingly enough, this isn't the original time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the preeminent ingredient in the old 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 amicable coolant.

You can purchase ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water added, or you can purchase full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being added 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 definite coolant that is remarkable to private years and models. There are countless colors of coolants to help distinguish each including yellow, red, purple blue, green, and orange. It is hard to do your research if you plan to invest, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Many 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 shop all of our service specials click here. If you'd like to handle your coolant service yourself, you can still invest coolant or antifreeze from Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram directly at a appealing price.

How often should you change coolant in a 2014 Dodge Charger?

Typically, you should have your 2014 Dodge Charger coolant flush completed every 30,000 miles or every two years. There are some instances where your car can go without a flush for a longer period of time. When you bring your car into Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, we will check your fluid levels and probe it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make confident it's diluted well. It's intense to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make confident you catch any issues before they cause precarious damage. When it comes to your 2014 Dodge Charger engine, it's better safe than sorry.

How long does 2014 Dodge Charger coolant last?

How generally 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 definitive information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2014 Dodge Charger 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 happens if my 2014 Dodge Charger runs out of coolant?

Your 2014 Dodge Charger doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a logical percentage differ or your 2014 Dodge Charger engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant strictly 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.

2014 Dodge Charger Coolant Flush

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

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

What color coolant does 2014 Dodge Charger use?

It's crucial 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 confident to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When looking for the right coolant for your 2014 Dodge Charger, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you are using the right coolant is to send your 2014 Dodge Charger 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.

What kind of coolant does 2014 Dodge Charger 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 indicate the same thing. It's incredible to reference your 2014 Dodge Charger owner's manual for the explicit 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 Charger trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make courageous the honest coolant is used. Give Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram a call today!

How much coolant does a 2014 Dodge Charger take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly disparate level of coolant. To see the definitive fee vital you should always check your 2014 Dodge Charger owner's manual. Give us a call or transport your vehicle to Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and we'll answer all questions you have on coolant levels.

WARNING - To avoid burns, make satisfied your vehicle engine is cool before checking your coolant level.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2014 Dodge Charger?

Common symptoms that your 2014 Dodge Charger needs a coolant flush are:

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