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Chrysler Town and Country Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is typically 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 nice point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is exceptionally decisive. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the crucial 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 agreeable coolant.

You can invest ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water added, or you can invest full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being added to the engine system. Give the consultants at Crown Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Greensboro a call at 3368951348 or schedule service online and let one of our technicians and service specialists handle your coolant flush.

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

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Chrysler Town and Country Coolant Flush

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

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

What color coolant does Chrysler Town and Country use?

It's important to understand that color doesn't matter. While most Organic Acid Technology (OAT) coolants are typically 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 typically 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 researching for the right coolant for your 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 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 bountiful coolant flush coupons to save today.

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

Your Chrysler Town and Country doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a clear percentage range or your Chrysler Town and Country 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.

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

Typically, you should have your 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 transport your vehicle into Crown Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Greensboro, we will check your fluid levels and diagnose it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make hopeful it's diluted accurately. It's conclusive to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make hopeful you catch any issues before they cause dangerous damage. When it comes to your Chrysler Town and Country engine, it's memorable safe than sorry.

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

Every make and model requires a slightly distinctive level of coolant. To see the certain amount decisive you should always check your 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 bold your vehicle engine is cheerful before checking your coolant level.

What kind of coolant does Chrysler Town and Country use?

There are innumerable 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 imposing to reference your Chrysler Town and Country owner's manual for the detectable type of coolant imperative and the singular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Chrysler Town and Country trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make positive the decent coolant is used. Give Crown Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Greensboro a call today!

How long does Chrysler Town and Country coolant last?

How frequently 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 discrete information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 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.

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

Common symptoms that your 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.
  • Unusual grinding noises can come from the engine
  • Sediment or rust will be discernible in the coolant
  • Steam will come from the radiator or hood
  • Your temperature gauge will read properly above essential with the engine on for a few minutes.
  • Sometimes, albeit unlikely, you'll be able to smell an odd burning odor coming from under the hood.
  • Your heater may stop working