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2013 Nissan Maxima Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is normally 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 cut down the immediate point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely troublesome. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the prime ingredient in the long-established 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 suitable 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 Coggin Nissan on Atlantic a call at 9047473915 or schedule service online and let one of our mechanics and service advisors handle your coolant flush.

Every vehicle manufacturer, including Nissan has developed its own coolant or requires a peculiar coolant that is occasional to diversified years and models. There are countless colors of coolants to assist distinguish each including red, green, yellow, purple blue, and orange. It is necessary to do your research if you plan to shop, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Copious models will not be compatible even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Nissan Atlantic 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 buy coolant or antifreeze from Coggin Nissan on Atlantic directly at a rangy rate.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2013 Nissan Maxima?

Common symptoms that your 2013 Nissan Maxima needs a coolant flush are:

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

How much coolant does a 2013 Nissan Maxima take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly divergent level of coolant. To see the definite fee necessary you should always check your 2013 Nissan Maxima owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Coggin Nissan on Atlantic and we'll resolution each questions you have on coolant levels.

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

How long does 2013 Nissan Maxima coolant last?

How consistently you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are bountiful 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 certain information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2013 Nissan Maxima maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Coggin Nissan on Atlantic a call at 9047473915 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 often should you change coolant in a 2013 Nissan Maxima?

Typically, you should have your 2013 Nissan Maxima 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 deliver your vehicle into Coggin Nissan on Atlantic, we will check your fluid levels and diagnose it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make sure it's diluted correctly. It's paramount to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make sure you catch any issues before they cause alarming damage. When it comes to your 2013 Nissan Maxima engine, it's admirable safe than sorry.

2013 Nissan Maxima Coolant Flush

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

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

What kind of coolant does 2013 Nissan Maxima 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 recommend the same thing. It's imperative to reference your 2013 Nissan Maxima owner's manual for the personal type of coolant fundamental and the particular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Nissan Maxima trained service technicians for all information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make sure the fair coolant is used. Give Coggin Nissan on Atlantic a call today!

What color coolant does 2013 Nissan Maxima use?

It's crucial 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 bold to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When considering for the right coolant for your 2013 Nissan Maxima, 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 Nissan Maxima to Coggin Nissan on Atlantic or give us a call at 9047473915. Schedule service online and use one of our many coolant flush coupons to save today.

What happens if my 2013 Nissan Maxima runs out of coolant?

Your 2013 Nissan Maxima doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a certain percentage range or your 2013 Nissan Maxima 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.