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2016 RAM 2500 Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is commonly 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 cut the bitter point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely basic. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the decisive ingredient in the classic 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 active coolant.

You can pay cash for ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water additional, or you can pay cash for full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being additional 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, encompassing RAM has developed its own coolant or requires a exact coolant that is unique to exact years and models. There are numerous colors of coolants to help distinguish each including blue, purple yellow, green, red, and orange. It is laborious to do your research if you plan to buy, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Copious 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 apt value.

How often should you change coolant in a 2016 RAM 2500?

Typically, you should have your 2016 RAM 2500 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 convinced it's diluted correctly. It's fantastic to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make convinced you catch all issues before they cause harsh damage. When it comes to your 2016 RAM 2500 engine, it's better secure than sorry.

How long does 2016 RAM 2500 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 definitive information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2016 RAM 2500 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 RAM 2500 Coolant Flush

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

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

How much coolant does a 2016 RAM 2500 take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly different level of coolant. To see the clear-cut amount critical you should always check your 2016 RAM 2500 owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your automobile to Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram and we'll answer any questions you have on coolant levels.

WARNING - To prevent burns, make satisfied your vehicle engine is agreeable before checking your coolant level.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2016 RAM 2500?

Common symptoms that your 2016 RAM 2500 needs a coolant flush are:

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

What happens if my 2016 RAM 2500 runs out of coolant?

Your 2016 RAM 2500 doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a actual percentage assortment or your 2016 RAM 2500 engine components can start to rust, wear and tear, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant entirely 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.

What color coolant does 2016 RAM 2500 use?

It's critical 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 satisfied to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When browsing for the right coolant for your 2016 RAM 2500, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you are using the right coolant is to send your 2016 RAM 2500 to Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram or give us a call at 8136948784. Schedule service online and use one of our several coolant flush coupons to save today.

What kind of coolant does 2016 RAM 2500 use?

There are plentiful 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 great to reference your 2016 RAM 2500 owner's manual for the unmistakable type of coolant crucial and the peculiar intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our RAM 2500 skilled service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make hopeful the helpful coolant is used. Give Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram a call today!