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2013 Dodge Durango 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 ordinarily 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 exceedingly decisive. Interestingly enough, this isn't the original time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the suitable 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 comfortable coolant.

You can buy ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water added, or you can buy full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being added to the engine system. Give the experts at Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram a call at 8136948784 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 clear coolant that is astonishing to individual years and models. There are many colors of coolants to help distinguish any including green, red, purple blue, yellow, and orange. It is laborious to do your research if you plan to buy, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Several models will not be compatible even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Courtesy offers a variety of coolant flush coupons to assist you save today. To buy 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 Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram directly at a contrasting price.

What happens if my 2013 Dodge Durango runs out of coolant?

Your 2013 Dodge Durango doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a bold percentage assortment or your 2013 Dodge Durango engine parts can start to rust, wear and tear, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant entirely due to a leak or miniature fluid levels, your entire engine system can be compromised from the gaskets to the pistons or even the engine block itself.

How long does 2013 Dodge Durango coolant last?

How frequently 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 particular information on what intervals your coolant needs to be replenished, check your 2013 Dodge Durango maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram a call at 8136948784 at this moment 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 2013 Dodge Durango?

Typically, you should have your 2013 Dodge Durango coolant flush completed every 30,000 miles or every two years. There are some instances where your automobile can go without a flush for a longer period of time. When you bring your automobile into Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, we will check your fluid levels and inspect it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make fearless it's diluted properly. It's troublesome to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make fearless you catch each issues before they cause strict damage. When it comes to your 2013 Dodge Durango engine, it's better safe than sorry.

2013 Dodge Durango Coolant Flush

A coolant flush or cooling system service consists of three first-rate services.

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

What color coolant does 2013 Dodge Durango use?

It's vital 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 pick the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When browsing for the right coolant for your 2013 Dodge Durango, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you're using the right coolant is to send your 2013 Dodge Durango to Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram or give us a call at 8136948784. Schedule service online and use one of our several coolant flush coupons to save today.

How much coolant does a 2013 Dodge Durango take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly alternative level of coolant. To see the explicit amount essential you should always check your 2013 Dodge Durango owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram and we'll answer any questions you have on coolant levels.

WARNING - To avoid burns, make sure your automobile engine is charming before checking your coolant level.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2013 Dodge Durango?

Common symptoms that your 2013 Dodge Durango needs a coolant flush are:

  • Sometimes, albeit improbable, you'll be effective to smell an odd burning odor coming from under the hood.
  • Your temperature gauge will read well above innate with the engine on for a few minutes.
  • Your check engine light may turn on
  • Your heater may stop working
  • Coolant will naturally leak out when the engine is running. 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 distinguishable in the coolant

What kind of coolant does 2013 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 vital to reference your 2013 Dodge Durango owner's manual for the definitive type of coolant essential and the distinct intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Dodge Durango experienced service technicians for each information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make sure the correct coolant is used. Give Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram a call today!