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2017 Jeep Wrangler 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 usually half water and half ethylene glycol. Water is used to transfer heat while ethylene glycol is used to lower the chilly point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is remarkably imperative. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the lawful 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 available coolant.

You can purchase ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water additional, or you can purchase 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 experts handle your coolant flush.

Every vehicle manufacturer, including Jeep has developed its own coolant or requires a definite coolant that is uncommon to individual years and models. There are many colors of coolants to aid distinguish each including blue, purple red, yellow, green, and orange. It is main to do your research if you plan to search, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Bountiful 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 buy coolant or antifreeze from Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram directly at a excellent price.

How often should you change coolant in a 2017 Jeep Wrangler?

Typically, you should have your 2017 Jeep Wrangler coolant flush completed each 30,000 miles or each 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 hopeful it's diluted accurately. It's positive to have this checked each 15,000 miles to make hopeful you catch any issues before they cause active damage. When it comes to your 2017 Jeep Wrangler engine, it's better safe than sorry.

2017 Jeep Wrangler Coolant Flush

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

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

What kind of coolant does 2017 Jeep Wrangler 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 2017 Jeep Wrangler owner's manual for the explicit type of coolant necessary and the particular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Jeep Wrangler trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make sure the prudent 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 Jeep Wrangler?

Common symptoms that your 2017 Jeep Wrangler needs a coolant flush are:

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

What color coolant does 2017 Jeep Wrangler 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 sure to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When browsing for the right coolant for your 2017 Jeep Wrangler, 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 Jeep Wrangler 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 now.

How much coolant does a 2017 Jeep Wrangler take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly contrasting level of coolant. To see the accurate amount paramount you should always check your 2017 Jeep Wrangler 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 avoid burns, make sure your vehicle engine is amiable before checking your coolant level.

What happens if my 2017 Jeep Wrangler runs out of coolant?

Your 2017 Jeep Wrangler doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a specific percentage range or your 2017 Jeep Wrangler engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant exclusively 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.

How long does 2017 Jeep Wrangler coolant last?

How normally 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 accessible information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2017 Jeep Wrangler maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram a call at 8136948784 now 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.