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2014 Dodge Grand Caravan Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is constantly a liquid or gas substance used to regulate the temperature of your engine. Liquid coolants are frequently half water and half ethylene glycol. Water is used to transfer heat while ethylene glycol is used to cut the cold point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely crucial. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the critical 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 legal coolant.

You can purchase ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water increased, or you can purchase full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being increased to the engine system. Give the veterans 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 decisive coolant that is uncommon to decisive years and models. There are many colors of coolants to aid distinguish each including purple blue, green, yellow, red, and orange. It is laborious to do your research if you plan to buy, flush, or replace the coolant in your car. Copious models will not be admissible even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

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

How long does 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan 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 active information on what intervals your coolant needs to be replaced, check your 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan 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.

2014 Dodge Grand Caravan Coolant Flush

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

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

What color coolant does 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan use?

It's big 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 sure to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When looking for the right coolant for your 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan, 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 Grand Caravan 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 quickly.

What happens if my 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan runs out of coolant?

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

What kind of coolant does 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan 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 elect for the identical thing. It's critical to reference your 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan owner's manual for the specific type of coolant basic and the particular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Dodge Grand Caravan trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make sure the instinctive coolant is used. Give Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram a call today!

How much coolant does a 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly distinctive level of coolant. To see the distinct amount meaningful you should always check your 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your car to Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and we'll resolution each questions you have on coolant levels.

WARNING - To stop burns, make bold your car engine is fun before checking your coolant level.

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

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

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

How often should you change coolant in a 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan?

Typically, you should have your 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan 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 inspect it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make hopeful it's diluted properly. It's mandatory to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make hopeful you catch any issues before they cause unstable break. When it comes to your 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan engine, it's better safe than sorry.