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2018 RAM 3500 Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is continuously a liquid or gas substance used to regulate the temperature of your engine. Liquid coolants are normally half water and half ethylene glycol. Water is used to transfer heat while ethylene glycol is used to cut down the amiable point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is remarkably laborious. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the big 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 relevant coolant.

You can pay cash for ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water further, or you can pay cash for full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being further 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, including RAM has developed its own coolant or requires a assorted coolant that is unique to particular years and models. There are several colors of coolants to help distinguish any including blue, green, red, purple yellow, and orange. It is thrilling to do your research if you plan to invest, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Many models will not be compatible even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Courtesy offers a collection of coolant flush coupons to help you save at this moment. 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 numerous value.

How long does 2018 RAM 3500 coolant last?

How mostly you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are frequent 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 individual information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2018 RAM 3500 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 mechanics or advisers. You can also book an appointment online and we'll take care of your coolant service for you.

What happens if my 2018 RAM 3500 runs out of coolant?

Your 2018 RAM 3500 doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a broad percentage range or your 2018 RAM 3500 engine elements can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant absolutely 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 do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2018 RAM 3500?

Common symptoms that your 2018 RAM 3500 needs a coolant flush are:

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

What color coolant does 2018 RAM 3500 use?

It's intriguing 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 looking for the right coolant for your 2018 RAM 3500, 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 RAM 3500 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.

How often should you change coolant in a 2018 RAM 3500?

Typically, you should have your 2018 RAM 3500 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 observe it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make sure it's diluted well. It's considerable to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make sure you catch any issues before they cause unhealthy damage. When it comes to your 2018 RAM 3500 engine, it's better safe than sorry.

2018 RAM 3500 Coolant Flush

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

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

What kind of coolant does 2018 RAM 3500 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 indicate the alike thing. It's startling to reference your 2018 RAM 3500 owner's manual for the precise type of coolant decisive and the singular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our RAM 3500 professional service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make courageous the suitable coolant is used. Give Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram a call today!

How much coolant does a 2018 RAM 3500 take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly disparate level of coolant. To see the definite amount essential you should always check your 2018 RAM 3500 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 sure your vehicle engine is chummy before checking your coolant level.