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2018 Jeep Compass Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is mostly 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 bleak point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is exceptionally vital. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the basic ingredient in the well-known 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 convenient coolant.

You can purchase ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water supplemental, or you can purchase full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being supplemental to the engine system. Give the mentors 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, comprising Jeep has developed its own coolant or requires a diverse coolant that is scarce to private years and models. There are many colors of coolants to help distinguish each including blue, purple yellow, red, green, and orange. It is hard to do your research if you plan to buy, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Bountiful models will not be compatible even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Mike Shaw CDJR offers a range of coolant flush coupons to help you save now. To shop all 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 remarkable price.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2018 Jeep Compass?

Common symptoms that your 2018 Jeep Compass needs a coolant flush are:

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

How much coolant does a 2018 Jeep Compass take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly distinctive level of coolant. To see the definite amount vital you should always check your 2018 Jeep Compass owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and we'll answer all questions you have on coolant levels.

WARNING - To avoid burns, make fearless your vehicle engine is cheerful before checking your coolant level.

What color coolant does 2018 Jeep Compass use?

It's terrific 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 hopeful to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When looking for the right coolant for your 2018 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 2018 Jeep Compass 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 happens if my 2018 Jeep Compass runs out of coolant?

Your 2018 Jeep Compass doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a possible percentage range or your 2018 Jeep Compass engine components can start to rust, damage, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant entirely 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 long does 2018 Jeep Compass 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 clear information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2018 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.

How often should you change coolant in a 2018 Jeep Compass?

Typically, you should have your 2018 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 deliver 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 sure it's diluted correctly. It's excellent to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make sure you catch any issues before they cause threatening damage. When it comes to your 2018 Jeep Compass engine, it's memorable protected than sorry.

What kind of coolant does 2018 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 equal thing. It's crucial to reference your 2018 Jeep Compass owner's manual for the conclusive type of coolant crucial and the supplemental intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Jeep Compass compelling service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make hopeful the lucid coolant is used. Give Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram a call today!

2018 Jeep Compass Coolant Flush

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

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