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2012 Chrysler Town and Country Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is consistently 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 decrease the freezing point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely impressive. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the leading 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 suitable 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 experts at Crown Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Greensboro a call at 3368951348 or schedule service online and let one of our technicians and service advisors handle your coolant flush.

Every car manufacturer, including Chrysler has developed its own coolant or requires a exact coolant that is unique to distinct years and models. There are sufficient colors of coolants to help distinguish every including red, green, purple yellow, blue, and orange. It is hard to do your research if you plan to buy, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Many models will not be compatible even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Crown CDJR offers a variety of coolant flush coupons to help 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 Crown Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Greensboro directly at a memorable price.

How long does 2012 Chrysler Town and Country coolant last?

How often 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 diversified information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2012 Chrysler Town and Country maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Crown Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Greensboro a call at 3368951348 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.

What kind of coolant does 2012 Chrysler Town and Country use?

There are copious 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 essential to reference your 2012 Chrysler Town and Country owner's manual for the accurate type of coolant basic and the particular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Chrysler Town and Country skilled service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make sure the correct coolant is used. Give Crown Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Greensboro a call today!

How often should you change coolant in a 2012 Chrysler Town and Country?

Typically, you should have your 2012 Chrysler Town and Country 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 Crown Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Greensboro, we will check your fluid levels and inspect it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make sure it's diluted correctly. It's astonishing to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make sure you catch all issues before they cause unhealthy damage. When it comes to your 2012 Chrysler Town and Country engine, it's better safe than sorry.

What happens if my 2012 Chrysler Town and Country runs out of coolant?

Your 2012 Chrysler Town and Country doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a specific percentage differ or your 2012 Chrysler Town and Country engine components 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.

What color coolant does 2012 Chrysler Town and Country use?

It's mandatory 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 are using. When researching for the right coolant for your 2012 Chrysler Town and Country, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you are using the right coolant is to send your 2012 Chrysler Town and Country to Crown Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Greensboro or give us a call at 3368951348. Schedule service online and use one of our many coolant flush coupons to save today.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2012 Chrysler Town and Country?

Common symptoms that your 2012 Chrysler Town and Country needs a coolant flush are:

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

How much coolant does a 2012 Chrysler Town and Country take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly distinctive level of coolant. To see the proper amount vital you should always check your 2012 Chrysler Town and Country owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Crown Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Greensboro and we'll answer any questions you have on coolant levels.

WARNING - To avoid burns, make positive your vehicle engine is charming before checking your coolant level.

2012 Chrysler Town and Country Coolant Flush

A coolant flush or cooling system service consists of three essential 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 total system thoroughly