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2015 Ram 4500 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 cut down the crisp 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 basic ingredient in the classic 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 effective 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 experts handle your coolant flush.

Every vehicle manufacturer, including Ram has developed its own coolant or requires a indisputable coolant that is unique to diversified years and models. There are bountiful colors of coolants to help distinguish each including red, green, purple yellow, blue, and orange. It is crucial to do your research if you plan to buy, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Frequent models will not be compatible even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

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

2015 Ram 4500 Coolant Flush

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

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

What color coolant does 2015 Ram 4500 use?

It's alarming 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 learn the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When looking for the right coolant for your 2015 Ram 4500, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you are using the right coolant is to send your 2015 Ram 4500 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.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2015 Ram 4500?

Common symptoms that your 2015 Ram 4500 needs a coolant flush are:

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

What happens if my 2015 Ram 4500 runs out of coolant?

Your 2015 Ram 4500 doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a cognizant percentage fluctuate or your 2015 Ram 4500 engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant entirely 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 much coolant does a 2015 Ram 4500 take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly distinct level of coolant. To see the authentic amount fundamental you should always check your 2015 Ram 4500 owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and we'll explanation any questions you have on coolant levels.

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

What kind of coolant does 2015 Ram 4500 use?

There are bountiful 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 normal to reference your 2015 Ram 4500 owner's manual for the assorted type of coolant crucial and the particular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Ram 4500 trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make sure the apt coolant is used. Give Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram a call today!

How often should you change coolant in a 2015 Ram 4500?

Typically, you should have your 2015 Ram 4500 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 analyze it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make sure it's diluted correctly. It's critical to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make sure you catch any issues before they cause critical damage. When it comes to your 2015 Ram 4500 engine, it's better safe than touched.

How long does 2015 Ram 4500 coolant last?

How naturally you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are bountiful 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 precise information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2015 Ram 4500 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.