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2016 Dodge Challenger 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 frequently half water and half ethylene glycol. Water is used to transfer heat while ethylene glycol is used to lower the congenial point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is exceedingly cooperative. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the basic ingredient in the ordinary 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 lawful 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 Dodge has developed its own coolant or requires a specific coolant that is unique to exact years and models. There are countless colors of coolants to help distinguish each including yellow, red, blue, purple green, and orange. It is exacting to do your research if you plan to purchase, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Many models will not be compatible even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Courtesy offers a variety of coolant flush coupons to help you save today. To search 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 amazing price.

What color coolant does 2016 Dodge Challenger use?

It's crucial 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 confident to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When watching for the right coolant for your 2016 Dodge Challenger, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you're using the right coolant is to send your 2016 Dodge Challenger 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 much coolant does a 2016 Dodge Challenger take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly contrasting level of coolant. To see the coherent amount necessary you should always check your 2016 Dodge Challenger 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 avert burns, make convinced your vehicle engine is cool before checking your coolant level.

How long does 2016 Dodge Challenger coolant last?

How generally 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 particular information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2016 Dodge Challenger 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 happens if my 2016 Dodge Challenger runs out of coolant?

Your 2016 Dodge Challenger doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a attentive percentage vary or your 2016 Dodge Challenger engine elements can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant altogether 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.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2016 Dodge Challenger?

Common symptoms that your 2016 Dodge Challenger needs a coolant flush are:

  • Your check engine light may turn on
  • Your heater may avoid working
  • Coolant will typically leak out when the engine is running. Check the ground when you park.
  • Steam will come from the radiator or hood
  • Unusual grinding noises can come from the engine
  • Sometimes, albeit unlikely, you'll be capable to smell an explicit burning odor coming from under the hood.
  • Your temperature gauge will read well above daily with the engine on for various minutes.
  • Sediment or rust will be visible in the coolant

2016 Dodge Challenger Coolant Flush

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

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

What kind of coolant does 2016 Dodge Challenger 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 massive to reference your 2016 Dodge Challenger owner's manual for the evident type of coolant essential and the particular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Dodge Challenger trained service technicians for all information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make bold the decent coolant is used. Give Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram a call today!

How often should you change coolant in a 2016 Dodge Challenger?

Typically, you should have your 2016 Dodge Challenger 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 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 confident it's diluted subsequently. It's various to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make confident you catch any issues before they cause dangerous damage. When it comes to your 2016 Dodge Challenger engine, it's astonishing safe than remorseful.