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Jeep Gladiator Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is often 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 congenial point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely troublesome. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the finest 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 constitutional coolant.

You can purchase ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water diverse, or you can purchase full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being diverse 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 Jeep has developed its own coolant or requires a definite coolant that is unique to distinct years and models. There are frequent colors of coolants to help distinguish all including green, blue, purple yellow, red, and orange. It is hard to do your research if you plan to purchase, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Many models will not be compatible even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Courtesy offers a variety 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 terrific price.

What happens if my Jeep Gladiator runs out of coolant?

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

What kind of coolant does Jeep Gladiator 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 illustrate the same thing. It's important to reference your Jeep Gladiator owner's manual for the exact type of coolant decisive and the personal intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Jeep Gladiator trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make sure the noble coolant is used. Give Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram a call today!

Jeep Gladiator Coolant Flush

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

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

What color coolant does Jeep Gladiator use?

It's critical to understand that color doesn't matter. While most Organic Acid Technology (OAT) coolants are ordinarily 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 ordinarily 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 Jeep Gladiator, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you're using the right coolant is to send your Jeep Gladiator 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 Jeep Gladiator?

Typically, you should have your Jeep Gladiator 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 audit it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make sure it's diluted correctly. It's principal to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make sure you catch any issues before they cause harsh damage. When it comes to your Jeep Gladiator engine, it's better safe than sorry.

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

Common symptoms that your Jeep Gladiator needs a coolant flush are:

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

How long does Jeep Gladiator coolant last?

How commonly you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are copious 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 certain information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your Jeep Gladiator 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 Jeep Gladiator take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly discrete level of coolant. To see the exact sum imperative you should always check your Jeep Gladiator 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 prohibit burns, make positive your car engine is congenial before checking your coolant level.