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2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is frequently 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 remarkably exacting. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the decisive 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 handy coolant.

You can pay cash for ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water added, or you can pay cash for 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 Jeep has developed its own coolant or requires a definitive coolant that is unusual to definitive years and models. There are many colors of coolants to help distinguish each including red, yellow, blue, purple green, and orange. It is imperative to do your research if you plan to shop, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Many models will not be compatible even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

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How much coolant does a 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly diversified level of coolant. To see the apparent amount crucial you should always check your 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and we'll resolution any questions you have on coolant levels.

WARNING - To prohibit burns, make sure your automobile engine is cheerful before checking your coolant level.

How often should you change coolant in a 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee?

Typically, you should have your 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee 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 sure it's diluted perfectly. It's climactic to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make sure you catch any issues before they cause critical damage. When it comes to your 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee engine, it's better persistent than sorry.

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

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

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

What kind of coolant does 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee 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 essential to reference your 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee owner's manual for the definite type of coolant necessary and the discernable intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Jeep Grand Cherokee professional service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make sure the fearful coolant is used. Give Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram a call today!

How long does 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee coolant last?

How naturally 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 distinctive information on what intervals your coolant needs to be replenished, check your 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee 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 Jeep Grand Cherokee use?

It's adequate 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 bold to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When glancing for the right coolant for your 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 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 Grand Cherokee 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.

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Coolant Flush

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

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

What happens if my 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee runs out of coolant?

Your 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a substantial percentage collection or your 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee engine components can start to rust, wear and tear, 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.