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2021 Ram 1500 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 commonly half water and half ethylene glycol. Water is used to transfer heat while ethylene glycol is used to lower the cold point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely essential. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the main 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 prevailing 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, encompassing Ram has developed its own coolant or requires a exact coolant that is unique to exact years and models. There are many colors of coolants to help distinguish each including red, green, purple blue, yellow, and orange. It is vital to do your research if you plan to buy, flush, or replace the coolant in your automobile. Many models will not be applicable even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Mike Shaw CDJR offers a variety of coolant flush coupons to aid you save today. To shop all of our service specials click here. If you'd like to handle your coolant service yourself, you can still buy coolant or antifreeze from Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram directly at a excellent price.

What happens if my 2021 Ram 1500 runs out of coolant?

Your 2021 Ram 1500 doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a actual percentage alter or your 2021 Ram 1500 engine parts 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.

How long does 2021 Ram 1500 coolant last?

How often you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are bountiful 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 explicit information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2021 Ram 1500 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 2021 Ram 1500?

Typically, you should have your 2021 Ram 1500 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 observe it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make sure it's diluted properly. It's main to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make sure you catch any issues before they cause dangerous damage. When it comes to your 2021 Ram 1500 engine, it's better safe than sorry.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2021 Ram 1500?

Common symptoms that your 2021 Ram 1500 needs a coolant flush are:

  • Your check engine light may turn on
  • Your heater may avert working
  • Unusual grinding noises can come from the engine
  • Your temperature gauge will designate properly above simple with the engine on for a few minutes.
  • Sometimes, albeit unbelievable, you'll be able to smell an odd burning odor coming from under the hood.
  • Coolant will mostly leak out when the engine is running. Check the ground when you park.
  • Steam will come from the radiator or hood
  • Sediment or rust will be discernible in the coolant

What color coolant does 2021 Ram 1500 use?

It's cooperative to understand that color doesn't matter. While most Organic Acid Technology (OAT) coolants are mostly 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 mostly 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 looking for the right coolant for your 2021 Ram 1500, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you're using the right coolant is to send your 2021 Ram 1500 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 kind of coolant does 2021 Ram 1500 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 indicate the same thing. It's dominant to reference your 2021 Ram 1500 owner's manual for the certain type of coolant basic and the private intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Ram 1500 trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make convinced the instinctive coolant is used. Give Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram a call today!

2021 Ram 1500 Coolant Flush

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

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

How much coolant does a 2021 Ram 1500 take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly clear-cut level of coolant. To see the definitive amount decisive you should always check your 2021 Ram 1500 owner's manual. Give us a call or transport your vehicle to Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and we'll answer any questions you have on coolant levels.

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