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2017 Dodge Challenger Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is commonly 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 bitter point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely troublesome. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the main ingredient in the classical 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 practical 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 consultants handle your coolant flush.

Every vehicle manufacturer, including Dodge has developed its own coolant or requires a definitive coolant that is unique to distinct years and models. There are distinctive colors of coolants to help distinguish each including red, purple yellow, blue, green, and orange. It is difficult 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 help you save today. 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 big cost.

What happens if my 2017 Dodge Challenger runs out of coolant?

Your 2017 Dodge Challenger doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a actual percentage collection or your 2017 Dodge Challenger engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant solely due to a leak or scanty 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 2017 Dodge Challenger use?

There are humongous 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 recommend the identical thing. It's dangerous to reference your 2017 Dodge Challenger owner's manual for the coherent type of coolant essential and the specific intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Dodge Challenger trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make hopeful the convenient coolant is used. Give Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram a call today!

How often should you change coolant in a 2017 Dodge Challenger?

Typically, you should have your 2017 Dodge Challenger 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 observe it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make sure it's diluted correctly. It's distinct to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make sure you catch any issues before they cause memorable damage. When it comes to your 2017 Dodge Challenger engine, it's distinct safe than sorry.

How long does 2017 Dodge Challenger coolant last?

How generally 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 unmistakable information on what intervals your coolant needs to be replenished, check your 2017 Dodge Challenger 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 2017 Dodge Challenger?

Common symptoms that your 2017 Dodge Challenger needs a coolant flush are:

  • Your heater may avoid working
  • Sometimes, albeit unlikely, you'll be able to smell an odd burning odor coming from under the hood.
  • Your temperature gauge will pick well above traditional with the engine on for copious minutes.
  • Steam will come from the radiator or hood
  • Your check engine light may turn on
  • 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
  • Unusual grinding noises can come from the engine

2017 Dodge Challenger Coolant Flush

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

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

How much coolant does a 2017 Dodge Challenger take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly discrete level of coolant. To see the definite payment mandatory you should always check your 2017 Dodge Challenger owner's manual. Give us a call or transport your car to Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and we'll answer any questions you have on coolant levels.

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

What color coolant does 2017 Dodge Challenger use?

It's vital 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 browsing for the right coolant for your 2017 Dodge Challenger, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you are using the right coolant is to send your 2017 Dodge Challenger to Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram or give us a call at 9702364701. Schedule service online and use one of our frequent coolant flush coupons to save straightaway.