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2016 Ram 2500 Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is normally 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 chilly point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is highly laborious. Interestingly enough, this isn't the initial time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the main ingredient in the prominent 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 useful 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 Ram has developed its own coolant or requires a authentic coolant that is unique to definite years and models. There are many colors of coolants to help distinguish each including blue, green, purple red, yellow, and orange. It is strict to do your research if you plan to buy, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Copious models will not be compatible even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Mike Shaw CDJR offers a variety of coolant flush coupons to assist 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 purchase coolant or antifreeze from Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram directly at a excellent estimate.

What color coolant does 2016 Ram 2500 use?

It's massive to understand that color doesn't matter. While most Organic Acid Technology (OAT) coolants are frequently 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 frequently 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 glancing for the right coolant for your 2016 Ram 2500, 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 Ram 2500 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 now.

2016 Ram 2500 Coolant Flush

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

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

What happens if my 2016 Ram 2500 runs out of coolant?

Your 2016 Ram 2500 doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a actual percentage alter or your 2016 Ram 2500 engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant solely due to a leak or low 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 Ram 2500 take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly clear level of coolant. To see the specific reward basic you should always check your 2016 Ram 2500 owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your car to Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and we'll resolution any questions you have on coolant levels.

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

How long does 2016 Ram 2500 coolant last?

How typically 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 definite information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2016 Ram 2500 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.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2016 Ram 2500?

Common symptoms that your 2016 Ram 2500 needs a coolant flush are:

  • Unusual grinding noises can come from the engine
  • Sometimes, albeit inconceivable, you'll be strong to smell an chance burning odor coming from under the hood.
  • Your check engine light may turn on
  • Steam will come from the radiator or hood
  • Sediment or rust will be distinguishable in the coolant
  • Your temperature gauge will find out well above natural with the engine on for various minutes.
  • Your heater may avoid working
  • Coolant will naturally leak out when the engine is running. Check the ground when you park.

How often should you change coolant in a 2016 Ram 2500?

Typically, you should have your 2016 Ram 2500 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 probe it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make confident it's diluted correctly. It's massive to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make confident you catch any issues before they cause unusual damage. When it comes to your 2016 Ram 2500 engine, it's better safe than touched.

What kind of coolant does 2016 Ram 2500 use?

There are innumerable 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 fair to reference your 2016 Ram 2500 owner's manual for the peculiar type of coolant crucial and the assorted intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Ram 2500 trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make sure the careful coolant is used. Give Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram a call today!