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2018 Dodge Durango Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is consistently 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 nice point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is exceptionally intense. Interestingly enough, this isn't the original time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the primary ingredient in the historic 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 contractual 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 Dodge has developed its own coolant or requires a explicit coolant that is occasional to particular years and models. There are countless colors of coolants to help distinguish all including blue, green, red, purple yellow, and orange. It is crucial to do your research if you plan to browse, 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 long does 2018 Dodge Durango coolant last?

How mostly you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are countless 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 clear information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2018 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.

How much coolant does a 2018 Dodge Durango take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly contrasting level of coolant. To see the definite amount crucial you should always check your 2018 Dodge Durango 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 sure your vehicle engine is nice before checking your coolant level.

What color coolant does 2018 Dodge Durango use?

It's noteworthy 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 courageous to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you are using. When looking for the right coolant for your 2018 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 2018 Dodge Durango to Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram or give us a call at 9702364701. Schedule service online and use one of our several coolant flush coupons to save today.

How often should you change coolant in a 2018 Dodge Durango?

Typically, you should have your 2018 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 transport your vehicle into Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, we will check your fluid levels and investigate it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make bold it's diluted perfectly. It's notable to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make bold you catch any issues before they cause serious damage. When it comes to your 2018 Dodge Durango engine, it's better safe than liable.

What happens if my 2018 Dodge Durango runs out of coolant?

Your 2018 Dodge Durango doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a keen percentage collection or your 2018 Dodge Durango engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant altogether 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 kind of coolant does 2018 Dodge Durango 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 main to reference your 2018 Dodge Durango owner's manual for the precise type of coolant fundamental and the disparate 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 confident the conscientious coolant is used. Give Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram a call today!

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2018 Dodge Durango?

Common symptoms that your 2018 Dodge Durango needs a coolant flush are:

  • Your check engine light may turn on
  • Your heater may stop working
  • Sediment or rust will be bizarre in the coolant
  • 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 running. Check the ground when you park.
  • Your temperature gauge will read well above daily with the engine on for a few minutes.
  • Sometimes, albeit unlikely, you'll be stable to smell an odd burning odor coming from under the hood.

2018 Dodge Durango Coolant Flush

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

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