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2014 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 usually half water and half ethylene glycol. Water is used to transfer heat while ethylene glycol is used to lower the bleak point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is tremendously necessary. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the main ingredient in the traditional 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 handy coolant.

You can purchase ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water extra, or you can purchase full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being extra to the engine system. Give the specialists 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, comprising Ram has developed its own coolant or requires a explicit coolant that is unique to individual years and models. There are plentiful colors of coolants to aid distinguish each including red, green, purple blue, yellow, and orange. It is severe to do your research if you plan to invest, 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 great price.

What kind of coolant does 2014 Ram 1500 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 choose the same thing. It's critical to reference your 2014 Ram 1500 owner's manual for the precise type of coolant needed and the particular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Ram 1500 trained service technicians for each information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make hopeful the suitable coolant is used. Give Crown Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Greensboro a call today!

How often should you change coolant in a 2014 Ram 1500?

Typically, you should have your 2014 Ram 1500 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 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 convinced it's diluted correctly. It's decisive to have this checked each 15,000 miles to make convinced you catch any issues before they cause alarming damage. When it comes to your 2014 Ram 1500 engine, it's better safe than touched.

How long does 2014 Ram 1500 coolant last?

How often 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 distinct information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2014 Ram 1500 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 happens if my 2014 Ram 1500 runs out of coolant?

Your 2014 Ram 1500 doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a solid percentage range or your 2014 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 entire engine system can be compromised from the gaskets to the pistons or even the engine block itself.

2014 Ram 1500 Coolant Flush

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

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

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2014 Ram 1500?

Common symptoms that your 2014 Ram 1500 needs a coolant flush are:

  • Sometimes, albeit unlikely, you'll be able to smell an odd burning odor coming from under the hood.
  • Your temperature gauge will read well above natural with the engine on for a few minutes.
  • Sediment or rust will be palpable in the coolant
  • Coolant will generally 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
  • Your check engine light may turn on
  • Steam will come from the radiator or hood

What color coolant does 2014 Ram 1500 use?

It's exciting to understand that color doesn't matter. While most Organic Acid Technology (OAT) coolants are frequently 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 frequently 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're using. When looking for the right coolant for your 2014 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 2014 Ram 1500 to Crown Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Greensboro or give us a call at 3368951348. Schedule service online and use one of our countless coolant flush coupons to save expeditiously.

How much coolant does a 2014 Ram 1500 take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly definitive level of coolant. To see the exact amount basic you should always check your 2014 Ram 1500 owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Crown Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Greensboro and we'll answer all questions you have on coolant levels.

WARNING - To avoid burns, make sure your automobile engine is frigid before checking your coolant level.