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Jeep Grand Cherokee Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is frequently 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 cold point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is tremendously difficult. Interestingly enough, this isn't the original time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the primary ingredient in the common 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 awesome 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 advisors handle your coolant flush.

Every vehicle manufacturer, consisting Jeep has developed its own coolant or requires a accessible coolant that is unique to particular years and models. There are many colors of coolants to help distinguish each including purple blue, red, yellow, green, and orange. It is vital to do your research if you plan to buy, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Copious models will not be applicable even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Courtesy offers a range of coolant flush coupons to help you save swiftly. To browse 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 expansive price.

Jeep Grand Cherokee Coolant Flush

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

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

How much coolant does a Jeep Grand Cherokee take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly chance level of coolant. To see the accurate reward meaningful you should always check your Jeep Grand Cherokee 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 nice before checking your coolant level.

How long does Jeep Grand Cherokee coolant last?

How commonly you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are acceptable 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 conclusive information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your Jeep Grand Cherokee maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram a call at 8136948784 at this moment 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 often should you change coolant in a Jeep Grand Cherokee?

Typically, you should have your Jeep Grand Cherokee 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 diagnose it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make bold it's diluted correctly. It's coherent to have this checked each 15,000 miles to make bold you catch any issues before they cause perilous break. When it comes to your Jeep Grand Cherokee engine, it's better secure than touched.

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

Common symptoms that your Jeep Grand Cherokee needs a coolant flush are:

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

What happens if my Jeep Grand Cherokee runs out of coolant?

Your Jeep Grand Cherokee doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a abundant percentage range or your Jeep Grand Cherokee engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant completely 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 color coolant does Jeep Grand Cherokee use?

It's primary 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 bold to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When considering for the right coolant for your Jeep Grand Cherokee, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you are using the right coolant is to send your Jeep Grand Cherokee 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 at this moment.

What kind of coolant does Jeep Grand Cherokee use?

There are bountiful 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 important to reference your Jeep Grand Cherokee owner's manual for the particular type of coolant fundamental and the particular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Jeep Grand Cherokee trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make satisfied the correct coolant is used. Give Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram a call today!