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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is typically 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 decrease the chilled point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely basic. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the basic 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 careful 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 Jeep has developed its own coolant or requires a conclusive coolant that is uncommon to definite years and models. There are several colors of coolants to help distinguish each including yellow, green, purple blue, red, and orange. It is difficult to do your research if you plan to buy, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Many models will not be compatible even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

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What kind of coolant does 2014 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 same thing. It's vital to reference your 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee owner's manual for the specific type of coolant essential and the particular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Jeep Grand Cherokee effective service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make hopeful the correct coolant is used. Give Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram a call today!

What happens if my 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee runs out of coolant?

Your 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a critical percentage variety or your 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee engine parts can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant altogether due to a leak or poor fluid levels, your total engine system can be compromised from the gaskets to the pistons or even the engine block itself.

How much coolant does a 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly contrasting level of coolant. To see the various deposit needed you should always check your 2014 Jeep Grand 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 avoid burns, make sure your vehicle engine is delightful before checking your coolant level.

How often should you change coolant in a 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee?

Typically, you should have your 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee 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 deliver 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 satisfied it's diluted correctly. It's fantastic to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make satisfied you catch any issues before they cause precarious wear and tear. When it comes to your 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee engine, it's better safe than liable.

2014 Jeep Grand 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 essential coolant and carefully measuring the dilution percentage

What color coolant does 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee use?

It's main 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 watching for the right coolant for your 2014 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 2014 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 countless coolant flush coupons to save today.

How long does 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee coolant last?

How often 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 distinguishable information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2014 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 mechanics or advisers. You can also book an appointment online and we'll take care of your coolant service for you.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee?

Common symptoms that your 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee needs a coolant flush are:

  • Steam will come from the radiator or hood
  • Unusual grinding noises can come from the engine
  • Your heater may stop working
  • Coolant will typically leak out when the engine is alluring. Check the ground when you park.
  • Sometimes, albeit unlikely, you'll be firm to smell an odd burning odor coming from under the hood.
  • Your temperature gauge will select well above traditional with the engine on for assorted minutes.
  • Sediment or rust will be striking in the coolant
  • Your check engine light may turn on