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2016 Ram 2500 Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is commonly a liquid or gas substance used to regulate the temperature of your engine. Liquid coolants are consistently half water and half ethylene glycol. Water is used to transfer heat while ethylene glycol is used to lower the cheerful point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is exceptionally vital. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the meaningful ingredient in the classic 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 contractual 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 consultants handle your coolant flush.

Every vehicle manufacturer, including Ram has developed its own coolant or requires a clear-cut coolant that is unique to precise years and models. There are plentiful colors of coolants to help distinguish each including blue, purple yellow, red, green, and orange. It is crucial to do your research if you plan to buy, flush, or replace the coolant in your automobile. Copious models will not be compatible even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Crown CDJR offers a alter 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 rangy rate.

How much coolant does a 2016 Ram 2500 take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly coherent level of coolant. To see the correct amount essential you should always check your 2016 Ram 2500 owner's manual. Give us a call or deliver your vehicle to Crown Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Greensboro and we'll interpretation any questions you have on coolant levels.

WARNING - To prohibit burns, make bold your vehicle engine is delightful before checking your coolant level.

What happens if my 2016 Ram 2500 runs out of coolant?

Your 2016 Ram 2500 doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a actual percentage range or your 2016 Ram 2500 engine elements can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant entirely due to a leak or meager fluid levels, your entire engine system can be compromised from the gaskets to the pistons or even the engine block itself.

How long does 2016 Ram 2500 coolant last?

How generally 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 definite information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2016 Ram 2500 maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Crown Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Greensboro a call at 3368951348 quickly 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.

2016 Ram 2500 Coolant Flush

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

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

What color coolant does 2016 Ram 2500 use?

It's accessible 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're using. When looking for the right coolant for your 2016 Ram 2500, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you are using the right coolant is to send your 2016 Ram 2500 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 often should you change coolant in a 2016 Ram 2500?

Typically, you should have your 2016 Ram 2500 coolant flush completed every 30,000 miles or every two years. There are some instances where your car can go without a flush for a longer period of time. When you bring your car into Crown Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Greensboro, we will check your fluid levels and audit it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make positive it's diluted accurately. It's extraordinary to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make positive you catch any issues before they cause strict damage. When it comes to your 2016 Ram 2500 engine, it's better dependable than sorry.

What kind of coolant does 2016 Ram 2500 use?

There are sufficient 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 alike thing. It's awesome to reference your 2016 Ram 2500 owner's manual for the diversified type of coolant essential and the particular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Ram 2500 trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make positive the prudent coolant is used. Give Crown Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Greensboro a call today!

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2016 Ram 2500?

Common symptoms that your 2016 Ram 2500 needs a coolant flush are:

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