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2013 Ram 3500 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 commonly half water and half ethylene glycol. Water is used to transfer heat while ethylene glycol is used to lower the nice point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely meaningful. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the finest ingredient in the prominent 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 apt coolant.

You can pay cash for ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water increased, or you can pay cash for full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being increased to the engine system. Give the advisors 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 vehicle manufacturer, including Ram has developed its own coolant or requires a individual coolant that is unique to individual years and models. There are many colors of coolants to aid distinguish every including yellow, green, blue, red, purple and orange. It is hard to do your research if you plan to buy, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Countless models will not be compatible even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Crown CDJR offers a assortment of coolant flush coupons to assist you save straightaway. To buy all of our service specials click here. If you'd like to handle your coolant service yourself, you can still invest coolant or antifreeze from Crown Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Greensboro directly at a distinguishable estimate.

What kind of coolant does 2013 Ram 3500 use?

There are countless 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 major to reference your 2013 Ram 3500 owner's manual for the definite type of coolant imperative and the peculiar intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Ram 3500 skilled service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make satisfied the noble coolant is used. Give Crown Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Greensboro a call today!

How often should you change coolant in a 2013 Ram 3500?

Typically, you should have your 2013 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 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 bold it's diluted correctly. It's excellent to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make bold you catch any issues before they cause precarious damage. When it comes to your 2013 Ram 3500 engine, it's better secure than wrong.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2013 Ram 3500?

Common symptoms that your 2013 Ram 3500 needs a coolant flush are:

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

How long does 2013 Ram 3500 coolant last?

How normally 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 definitive information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2013 Ram 3500 maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Crown Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Greensboro a call at 3368951348 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.

2013 Ram 3500 Coolant Flush

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

  • Adding a cleaner compound to get rid of corrosion, sediment, particles,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 2013 Ram 3500 take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly discrete level of coolant. To see the capable amount difficult you should always check your 2013 Ram 3500 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 stop burns, make fearless your vehicle engine is affectionate before checking your coolant level.

What happens if my 2013 Ram 3500 runs out of coolant?

Your 2013 Ram 3500 doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a aware percentage range or your 2013 Ram 3500 engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant solely 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 2013 Ram 3500 use?

It's essential 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 hopeful to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When browsing for the right coolant for your 2013 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 2013 Ram 3500 to Crown Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Greensboro or give us a call at 3368951348. Schedule service online and use one of our frequent coolant flush coupons to save today.