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2016 Jeep Compass 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 usually half water and half ethylene glycol. Water is used to transfer heat while ethylene glycol is used to lower the sudden point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is exceedingly vital. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the vital ingredient in the long-established 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 suitable 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 veterans handle your coolant flush.

Every car manufacturer, including Jeep has developed its own coolant or requires a exact coolant that is occasional to exact years and models. There are many colors of coolants to help distinguish each including purple blue, green, yellow, red, and orange. It is helpful to do your research if you plan to browse, 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 help you save today. 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 exceptional value.

What happens if my 2016 Jeep Compass runs out of coolant?

Your 2016 Jeep Compass doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a clear percentage mixture or your 2016 Jeep Compass engine components can start to rust, damage, 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.

How often should you change coolant in a 2016 Jeep Compass?

Typically, you should have your 2016 Jeep Compass 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 inspect it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make courageous it's diluted accurately. It's crucial to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make courageous you catch any issues before they cause risky break. When it comes to your 2016 Jeep Compass engine, it's better safe than sorry.

How much coolant does a 2016 Jeep Compass take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly contrasting level of coolant. To see the accurate amount necessary you should always check your 2016 Jeep Compass 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 positive your vehicle engine is pleasant before checking your coolant level.

What color coolant does 2016 Jeep Compass use?

It's essential 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 sure to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When watching for the right coolant for your 2016 Jeep Compass, 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 Jeep Compass to Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram or give us a call at 8136948784. Schedule service online and use one of our countless coolant flush coupons to save instantly.

What kind of coolant does 2016 Jeep Compass use?

There are frequent 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 determine the same thing. It's basic to reference your 2016 Jeep Compass owner's manual for the specific type of coolant crucial and the particular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Jeep Compass trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make sure the equitable coolant is used. Give Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram a call today!

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2016 Jeep Compass?

Common symptoms that your 2016 Jeep Compass needs a coolant flush are:

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

How long does 2016 Jeep Compass coolant last?

How frequently you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are gigantic 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 various information on what intervals your coolant needs to be replenished, check your 2016 Jeep Compass 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.

2016 Jeep Compass Coolant Flush

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

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