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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee 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 usually half water and half ethylene glycol. Water is used to transfer heat while ethylene glycol is used to reduce the cold point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely crucial. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the intermediate 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 apt coolant.

You can invest ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water increased, or you can invest full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being increased 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 automobile manufacturer, comprising Jeep has developed its own coolant or requires a definitive coolant that is unique to exact years and models. There are many colors of coolants to help distinguish each including red, purple blue, yellow, green, and orange. It is hard to do your research if you plan to buy, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Innumerable models will not be admissible even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Courtesy offers a range of coolant flush coupons to help you save immediately. 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 tremendous value.

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

Your 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a clear percentage differ or your 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant altogether 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.

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Coolant Flush

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

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

How much coolant does a 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly assorted level of coolant. To see the definitive payment important you should always check your 2014 Jeep Grand 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 hopeful your vehicle engine is congenial before checking your coolant level.

How long does 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee coolant last?

How often 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 clear information on what intervals your coolant needs to be replaced, check your 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram a call at 8136948784 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.

What color coolant does 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee use?

It's practical 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 pick the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you are using. When looking for the right coolant for your 2014 Jeep Grand 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 Grand Cherokee to Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram or give us a call at 8136948784. Schedule service online and use one of our many coolant flush coupons to save today.

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

Typically, you should have your 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee coolant flush completed every 30,000 miles or every two years. There are some instances where your car can go without a flush for a longer period of time. When you deliver your car into Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, we will check your fluid levels and audit it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make confident it's diluted correctly. It's necessary to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make confident you catch any issues before they cause perilous wear and tear. When it comes to your 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee engine, it's better reliable than guilty.

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

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

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

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