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2017 Dodge Durango Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is naturally 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 cold point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely troublesome. Interestingly enough, this isn't the original time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the main ingredient in the accepted 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 accessible coolant.

You can purchase ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water further, or you can purchase full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being further 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 Dodge has developed its own coolant or requires a conclusive coolant that is scarce to definite years and models. There are numerous colors of coolants to help distinguish each including yellow, purple blue, red, green, and orange. It is innate to do your research if you plan to browse, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Frequent models will not be compatible even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

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

Your 2017 Dodge Durango doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a actual percentage alter or your 2017 Dodge Durango engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant totally 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 do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2017 Dodge Durango?

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

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

How long does 2017 Dodge Durango coolant last?

How normally 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 positive information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2017 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 2017 Dodge Durango use?

It's exciting 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 prefer the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When considering for the right coolant for your 2017 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 2017 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 2017 Dodge Durango use?

There are countless 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 learn the same thing. It's dangerous to reference your 2017 Dodge Durango owner's manual for the pronounced type of coolant decisive and the exact intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Dodge Durango skilled service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make positive the suitable coolant is used. Give Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram a call today!

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

Every make and model requires a slightly disparate level of coolant. To see the careful amount crucial you should always check your 2017 Dodge Durango owner's manual. Give us a call or deliver your automobile to Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and we'll explanation any questions you have on coolant levels.

WARNING - To hinder burns, make positive your vehicle engine is agreeable before checking your coolant level.

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

Typically, you should have your 2017 Dodge Durango 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 inspect it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make hopeful it's diluted correctly. It's notable to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make hopeful you catch any issues before they cause exacting damage. When it comes to your 2017 Dodge Durango engine, it's better safe than remorseful.

2017 Dodge Durango Coolant Flush

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

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