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2015 RAM 1500 Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is frequently 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 crisp point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is exceedingly hard. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the fundamental 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 handy 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 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 RAM has developed its own coolant or requires a unmistakable coolant that is curious to definitive years and models. There are innumerable colors of coolants to help distinguish each including purple yellow, blue, green, red, and orange. It is stringent to do your research if you plan to purchase, flush, or replace the coolant in your automobile. Extraordinary models will not be compatible even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Courtesy offers a assortment of coolant flush coupons to help you save today. To browse each of our service specials click here. If you'd like to handle your coolant service yourself, you can still invest coolant or antifreeze from Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram directly at a roomy estimate.

How much coolant does a 2015 RAM 1500 take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly disparate level of coolant. To see the definitive discard prime you should always check your 2015 RAM 1500 owner's manual. Give us a call or transport your vehicle to Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram and we'll resolution any questions you have on coolant levels.

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

What kind of coolant does 2015 RAM 1500 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 crucial to reference your 2015 RAM 1500 owner's manual for the specific type of coolant basic and the particular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our RAM 1500 trained service mechanics for each information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make fearless the nervous coolant is used. Give Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram a call today!

What happens if my 2015 RAM 1500 runs out of coolant?

Your 2015 RAM 1500 doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a conclusive percentage variety or your 2015 RAM 1500 engine parts 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 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 2015 RAM 1500?

Common symptoms that your 2015 RAM 1500 needs a coolant flush are:

  • Unusual grinding noises can come from the engine
  • Coolant will commonly leak out when the engine is working. Check the ground when you park.
  • Your temperature gauge will determine accurately above classic with the engine on for assorted minutes.
  • Sediment or rust will be discernible in the coolant
  • Steam will come from the radiator or hood
  • Your heater may avoid working
  • Sometimes, albeit improbable, you'll be solid to smell an odd burning odor coming from under the hood.
  • Your check engine light may turn on

How often should you change coolant in a 2015 RAM 1500?

Typically, you should have your 2015 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 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 sure it's diluted correctly. It's crucial to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make sure you catch all issues before they cause strict damage. When it comes to your 2015 RAM 1500 engine, it's better safe than sorry.

How long does 2015 RAM 1500 coolant last?

How frequently you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are copious 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 specific information on what intervals your coolant needs to be replaced, check your 2015 RAM 1500 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.

2015 RAM 1500 Coolant Flush

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

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

What color coolant does 2015 RAM 1500 use?

It's important 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 convinced to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When looking for the right coolant for your 2015 RAM 1500, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you are using the right coolant is to send your 2015 RAM 1500 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.