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2017 Jeep Compass Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is typically a liquid or gas substance used to regulate the temperature of your engine. Liquid coolants are ordinarily half water and half ethylene glycol. Water is used to transfer heat while ethylene glycol is used to lower the charming point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is exceptionally imperative. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the essential 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 decent coolant.

You can invest ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water additional, or you can invest 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, encompassing Jeep has developed its own coolant or requires a peculiar coolant that is unique to individual years and models. There are innumerable colors of coolants to help distinguish each including green, yellow, purple blue, red, and orange. It is needed to do your research if you plan to purchase, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Ample models will not be compatible even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

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How much coolant does a 2017 Jeep Compass take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly divergent level of coolant. To see the correct amount large you should always check your 2017 Jeep Compass 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 automobile engine is charming before checking your coolant level.

What happens if my 2017 Jeep Compass runs out of coolant?

Your 2017 Jeep Compass doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a confident percentage vary or your 2017 Jeep Compass engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant completely 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.

What color coolant does 2017 Jeep Compass use?

It's essential to understand that color doesn't matter. While most Organic Acid Technology (OAT) coolants are normally 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 normally green, however, some manufacturers sell them in blue. At the end of the day, always be hopeful to choose the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you are using. When researching for the right coolant for your 2017 Jeep Compass, 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 Jeep Compass to Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram or give us a call at 9702364701. Schedule service online and use one of our marvelous coolant flush coupons to save today.

What kind of coolant does 2017 Jeep Compass use?

There are copious 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 exciting to reference your 2017 Jeep Compass owner's manual for the peculiar 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 Jeep Compass trained service technicians for all information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make sure the correct coolant is used. Give Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram a call today!

How often should you change coolant in a 2017 Jeep Compass?

Typically, you should have your 2017 Jeep Compass 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 positive it's diluted correctly. It's applicable to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make positive you catch each issues before they cause critical damage. When it comes to your 2017 Jeep Compass engine, it's better able than guilty.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2017 Jeep Compass?

Common symptoms that your 2017 Jeep Compass needs a coolant flush are:

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

How long does 2017 Jeep Compass coolant last?

How generally you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are innumerable 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 conclusive information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2017 Jeep Compass 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.

2017 Jeep Compass 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 sufficient coolant and carefully measuring the dilution percentage
  • Flushing the entire system thoroughly