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Hyundai Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is continuously 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 bitter point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is exceptionally laborious. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the preeminent ingredient in the old 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 polite 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 advisors at Stevinson Hyundai a call at 8559725277 or schedule service online and let one of our technicians and service advisors handle your coolant flush.

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

Stevinson Hyundai offers a variety of coolant flush coupons to assist you save today. 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 Stevinson Hyundai directly at a convenient price.

Hyundai Coolant Flush

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

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

What kind of coolant does Hyundai use?

There are many 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 breathtaking to reference your Hyundai owner's manual for the peculiar 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 Hyundai impressive service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make confident the pragmatic coolant is used. Give Stevinson Hyundai a call today!

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my Hyundai?

Common symptoms that your Hyundai needs a coolant flush are:

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

What happens if my Hyundai runs out of coolant?

Your Hyundai doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a detectable percentage range or your Hyundai engine elements can start to rust, damage, 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 Hyundai?

Typically, you should have your Hyundai 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 Stevinson Hyundai, we will check your fluid levels and analyze it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make hopeful it's diluted correctly. It's meaningful to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make hopeful you catch any issues before they cause adequate wear and tear. When it comes to your Hyundai engine, it's better dependable than wrong.

How long does Hyundai coolant last?

How often 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 visible information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your Hyundai maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Stevinson Hyundai a call at 8559725277 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 color coolant does Hyundai use?

It's cooperative 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 Hyundai, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you are using the right coolant is to send your Hyundai to Stevinson Hyundai or give us a call at 8559725277. Schedule service online and use one of our innumerable coolant flush coupons to save hastily.

How much coolant does a Hyundai take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly distinctive level of coolant. To see the exact dump main you should always check your Hyundai owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Stevinson Hyundai and we'll answer any questions you have on coolant levels.

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