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Jeep Wrangler Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is typically 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 extraordinarily hard. Interestingly enough, this isn't the authentic time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the basic 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 proper 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 advisors 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 disparate coolant that is unique to private years and models. There are many colors of coolants to help distinguish all including purple red, yellow, green, blue, and orange. It is crucial to do your research if you plan to buy, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Copious models will not be compatible even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Mike Shaw CDJR offers a variety 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 acceptable price.

How often should you change coolant in a Jeep Wrangler?

Typically, you should have your Jeep Wrangler 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 inspect it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make hopeful it's diluted correctly. It's critical to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make hopeful you catch any issues before they cause precarious damage. When it comes to your Jeep Wrangler engine, it's better safe than contrite.

Jeep Wrangler Coolant Flush

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

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

What kind of coolant does Jeep Wrangler use?

There are frequent 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 necessary to reference your Jeep Wrangler owner's manual for the unmistakable type of coolant crucial and the peculiar intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Jeep Wrangler trained service technicians for each information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make sure the correct coolant is used. Give Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram a call today!

What color coolant does Jeep Wrangler 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 satisfied to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When considering for the right coolant for your Jeep Wrangler, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you are using the right coolant is to send your Jeep Wrangler 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.

How long does Jeep Wrangler coolant last?

How commonly you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are frequent 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 definite information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your Jeep Wrangler 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 Jeep Wrangler take or need?

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

WARNING - To avert burns, make bold your vehicle engine is agreeable before checking your coolant level.

What happens if my Jeep Wrangler runs out of coolant?

Your Jeep Wrangler doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a substantial percentage assortment or your Jeep Wrangler engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant altogether due to a leak or small fluid levels, your whole engine system can be compromised from the gaskets to the pistons or even the engine block itself.

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

Common symptoms that your Jeep Wrangler needs a coolant flush are:

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