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2017 Dodge Challenger 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 freezing point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely main. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the basic ingredient in the favorite 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 certain 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 consultants at Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram a call at 8136948784 or schedule service online and let one of our technicians and service consultants handle your coolant flush.

Every vehicle manufacturer, including Dodge has developed its own coolant or requires a definite coolant that is uncommon to coherent years and models. There are plentiful colors of coolants to aid distinguish each including purple yellow, blue, red, green, and orange. It is necessary to do your research if you plan to buy, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Countless models will not be admissible even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Courtesy offers a assortment 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 important cost.

2017 Dodge Challenger Coolant Flush

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

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

What happens if my 2017 Dodge Challenger runs out of coolant?

Your 2017 Dodge Challenger doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a deliberate percentage range or your 2017 Dodge Challenger engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant completely 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 kind of coolant does 2017 Dodge Challenger 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 mean the same thing. It's basic to reference your 2017 Dodge Challenger owner's manual for the explicit type of coolant needed 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 each information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make satisfied the exact coolant is used. Give Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram a call today!

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2017 Dodge Challenger?

Common symptoms that your 2017 Dodge Challenger needs a coolant flush are:

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

How much coolant does a 2017 Dodge Challenger take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly different level of coolant. To see the assorted amount decisive you should always check your 2017 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 prevent burns, make bold your vehicle engine is agreeable before checking your coolant level.

What color coolant does 2017 Dodge Challenger use?

It's crucial 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 positive to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When looking for the right coolant for your 2017 Dodge Challenger, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you are using the right coolant is to send your 2017 Dodge Challenger to Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram or give us a call at 8136948784. Schedule service online and use one of our bountiful coolant flush coupons to save today.

How often should you change coolant in a 2017 Dodge Challenger?

Typically, you should have your 2017 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 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 fearless it's diluted properly. It's engaging to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make fearless you catch any issues before they cause relevant wear and tear. When it comes to your 2017 Dodge Challenger engine, it's better safe than sorry.

How long does 2017 Dodge Challenger coolant last?

How normally you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are several 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 distinct information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2017 Dodge Challenger maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram a call at 8136948784 immediately and ask one of our factory-trained mechanics or advisers. You can also book an appointment online and we'll take care of your coolant service for you.