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2014 Jeep Cherokee Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is consistently 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 pleasant point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is highly decisive. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the main ingredient in the prominent 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 fitting coolant.

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

Courtesy offers a range of coolant flush coupons to help you save straightaway. 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 Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram directly at a towering price.

What color coolant does 2014 Jeep Cherokee use?

It's imposing to understand that color doesn't matter. While most Organic Acid Technology (OAT) coolants are frequently 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 frequently green, however, some manufacturers sell them in blue. At the end of the day, always be sure to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When looking for the right coolant for your 2014 Jeep Cherokee, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you are using the right coolant is to send your 2014 Jeep Cherokee to Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram or give us a call at 8136948784. Schedule service online and use one of our bountiful coolant flush coupons to save today.

2014 Jeep Cherokee Coolant Flush

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

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

How often should you change coolant in a 2014 Jeep Cherokee?

Typically, you should have your 2014 Jeep Cherokee 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 diagnose it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make courageous it's diluted properly. It's sizable to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make courageous you catch any issues before they cause risky damage. When it comes to your 2014 Jeep Cherokee engine, it's better safe than sorry.

How long does 2014 Jeep Cherokee coolant last?

How naturally you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are several 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 diverse information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2014 Jeep Cherokee maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram a call at 8136948784 straightaway 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 2014 Jeep Cherokee take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly certain level of coolant. To see the definitive amount essential you should always check your 2014 Jeep Cherokee 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 courageous your vehicle engine is charming before checking your coolant level.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2014 Jeep Cherokee?

Common symptoms that your 2014 Jeep Cherokee needs a coolant flush are:

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

What kind of coolant does 2014 Jeep Cherokee 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 equal thing. It's necessary to reference your 2014 Jeep Cherokee owner's manual for the understandable type of coolant decisive and the peculiar intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Jeep Cherokee trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make positive the nice coolant is used. Give Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram a call today!

What happens if my 2014 Jeep Cherokee runs out of coolant?

Your 2014 Jeep Cherokee doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a genuine percentage range or your 2014 Jeep Cherokee engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant entirely due to a leak or low fluid levels, your entire engine system can be compromised from the gaskets to the pistons or even the engine block itself.