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2016 Dodge Durango Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is generally 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 brisk point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely vital. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the crucial 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 correct coolant.

You can purchase ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water extra, or you can purchase full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being extra 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, encompassing Dodge has developed its own coolant or requires a clear coolant that is unique to definitive years and models. There are innumerable colors of coolants to help distinguish every including purple yellow, green, blue, red, and orange. It is laborious to do your research if you plan to buy, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Bountiful 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 quickly. To shop any 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 suitable cost.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2016 Dodge Durango?

Common symptoms that your 2016 Dodge Durango needs a coolant flush are:

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

2016 Dodge Durango Coolant Flush

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

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

What happens if my 2016 Dodge Durango runs out of coolant?

Your 2016 Dodge Durango doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a positive percentage variety or your 2016 Dodge Durango 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.

How much coolant does a 2016 Dodge Durango take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly chance level of coolant. To see the confident amount basic you should always check your 2016 Dodge Durango owner's manual. Give us a call or bring 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 pleasant before checking your coolant level.

How long does 2016 Dodge Durango 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 specific information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2016 Dodge Durango 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 2016 Dodge Durango use?

It's fascinating 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 convinced to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When studying for the right coolant for your 2016 Dodge Durango, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you are using the right coolant is to send your 2016 Dodge Durango 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 2016 Dodge Durango 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 acceptable to reference your 2016 Dodge Durango owner's manual for the positive type of coolant basic and the assorted intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Dodge Durango trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make fearless the honorable coolant is used. Give Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram a call today!

How often should you change coolant in a 2016 Dodge Durango?

Typically, you should have your 2016 Dodge Durango 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 investigate it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make sure it's diluted well. It's decisive to have this checked each 15,000 miles to make sure you catch any issues before they cause hazardous damage. When it comes to your 2016 Dodge Durango engine, it's better safe than sorry.