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2019 Dodge Journey Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is commonly 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 highly laborious. Interestingly enough, this isn't the authentic time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the main ingredient in the favored 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 appropriate coolant.

You can purchase ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water additional, or you can purchase 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 advisors handle your coolant flush.

Every vehicle manufacturer, including Dodge has developed its own coolant or requires a precise coolant that is unique to private years and models. There are colossal colors of coolants to help distinguish each including green, purple blue, red, yellow, and orange. It is hard to do your research if you plan to buy, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Many models will not be compatible even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Mike Shaw CDJR offers a assortment of coolant flush coupons to help you save at this moment. To shop all of our service specials click here. If you'd like to handle your coolant service yourself, you can still pay cash for coolant or antifreeze from Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram directly at a confident price.

2019 Dodge Journey Coolant Flush

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

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

How often should you change coolant in a 2019 Dodge Journey?

Typically, you should have your 2019 Dodge Journey 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 sure it's diluted correctly. It's important to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make sure you catch all issues before they cause perilous wear and tear. When it comes to your 2019 Dodge Journey engine, it's improved reliable than sorry.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2019 Dodge Journey?

Common symptoms that your 2019 Dodge Journey needs a coolant flush are:

  • Coolant will commonly leak out when the engine is alluring. Check the ground when you park.
  • Unusual grinding noises can come from the engine
  • Steam will come from the radiator or hood
  • Sediment or rust will be visible in the coolant
  • Sometimes, albeit inconceivable, you'll be able to smell an odd burning odor coming from under the hood.
  • Your temperature gauge will learn well above routine with the engine on for assorted minutes.
  • Your check engine light may turn on
  • Your heater may stop working

What happens if my 2019 Dodge Journey runs out of coolant?

Your 2019 Dodge Journey doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a certain percentage assortment or your 2019 Dodge Journey engine parts can start to rust, damage, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant absolutely due to a leak or low fluid levels, your total engine system can be compromised from the gaskets to the pistons or even the engine block itself.

How long does 2019 Dodge Journey coolant last?

How typically 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 singular information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2019 Dodge Journey maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram a call at 9702364701 now 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 kind of coolant does 2019 Dodge Journey 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 represent the same thing. It's mandatory to reference your 2019 Dodge Journey owner's manual for the exact type of coolant needed and the precise intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Dodge Journey trained service technicians for all information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make confident the honest coolant is used. Give Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram a call today!

What color coolant does 2019 Dodge Journey use?

It's important 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 satisfied to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When looking for the right coolant for your 2019 Dodge Journey, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you're using the right coolant is to send your 2019 Dodge Journey to Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram or give us a call at 9702364701. Schedule service online and use one of our innumerable coolant flush coupons to save now.

How much coolant does a 2019 Dodge Journey take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly contrasting level of coolant. To see the positive reward basic you should always check your 2019 Dodge Journey 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 sure your vehicle engine is agreeable before checking your coolant level.