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2018 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 cut the fast point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely vital. Interestingly enough, this isn't the initial time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the considerable ingredient in the famous 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 correct coolant.

You can purchase ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water supplemental, or you can purchase full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being supplemental 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 unmistakable coolant that is unique to different years and models. There are many colors of coolants to help distinguish each including yellow, purple red, green, blue, and orange. It is colossal to do your research if you plan to invest, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Many models will not be exciting even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Courtesy offers a variety of coolant flush coupons to assist 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 big price.

How often should you change coolant in a 2018 Jeep Compass?

Typically, you should have your 2018 Jeep Compass coolant flush completed every 30,000 miles or every two years. There are some instances where your car can go without a flush for a longer period of time. When you bring your car into Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, we will check your fluid levels and audit it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make confident it's diluted correctly. It's primary to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make confident you catch any issues before they cause relentless damage. When it comes to your 2018 Jeep Compass engine, it's better safe than sorry.

What happens if my 2018 Jeep Compass runs out of coolant?

Your 2018 Jeep Compass doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a conscious percentage assortment or your 2018 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 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 2018 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 mean the identical thing. It's severe to reference your 2018 Jeep Compass owner's manual for the apparent 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 Jeep Compass professional service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make sure the polite coolant is used. Give Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram a call today!

How long does 2018 Jeep Compass 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 specific information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2018 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.

How much coolant does a 2018 Jeep Compass take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly divergent level of coolant. To see the authentic amount crucial you should always check your 2018 Jeep Compass owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your car to Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram and we'll solution each questions you have on coolant levels.

WARNING - To prohibit burns, make fearless your vehicle engine is cheerful before checking your coolant level.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2018 Jeep Compass?

Common symptoms that your 2018 Jeep Compass needs a coolant flush are:

  • Sometimes, albeit unlikely, you'll be strong to smell an assorted burning odor coming from under the hood.
  • Your heater may avoid working
  • Your check engine light may turn on
  • 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
  • Sediment or rust will be visible in the coolant
  • Your temperature gauge will read well above classic with the engine on for a few minutes.

What color coolant does 2018 Jeep Compass use?

It's basic 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 sure to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When looking for the right coolant for your 2018 Jeep Compass, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you are using the right coolant is to send your 2018 Jeep Compass 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.

2018 Jeep Compass Coolant Flush

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

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