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2019 RAM 1500 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 commonly half water and half ethylene glycol. Water is used to transfer heat while ethylene glycol is used to lessen the fast point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extraordinarily critical. Interestingly enough, this isn't the authentic time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the paramount ingredient in the accepted 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 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, encompassing RAM has developed its own coolant or requires a peculiar coolant that is unique to individual years and models. There are many colors of coolants to help distinguish each including red, purple yellow, blue, green, and orange. It is crucial to do your research if you plan to search, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Ongoing models will not be suitable even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

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What kind of coolant does 2019 RAM 1500 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 select the equal thing. It's noteworthy to reference your 2019 RAM 1500 owner's manual for the definitive type of coolant mandatory and the private intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our RAM 1500 trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make sure the honest coolant is used. Give Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram a call today!

2019 RAM 1500 Coolant Flush

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

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

How long does 2019 RAM 1500 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 individual information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2019 RAM 1500 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.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2019 RAM 1500?

Common symptoms that your 2019 RAM 1500 needs a coolant flush are:

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

How much coolant does a 2019 RAM 1500 take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly assorted level of coolant. To see the accurate sum essential you should always check your 2019 RAM 1500 owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram and we'll explanation all questions you have on coolant levels.

WARNING - To prevent burns, make courageous your automobile engine is amicable before checking your coolant level.

How often should you change coolant in a 2019 RAM 1500?

Typically, you should have your 2019 RAM 1500 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 investigate it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make sure it's diluted perfectly. It's imposing 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 2019 RAM 1500 engine, it's better safe than sorry.

What color coolant does 2019 RAM 1500 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 looking for the right coolant for your 2019 RAM 1500, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you are using the right coolant is to send your 2019 RAM 1500 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 swiftly.

What happens if my 2019 RAM 1500 runs out of coolant?

Your 2019 RAM 1500 doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a clear percentage differ or your 2019 RAM 1500 engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant entirely due to a leak or poor fluid levels, your total engine system can be compromised from the gaskets to the pistons or even the engine block itself.