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2013 Nissan Sentra 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 usually half water and half ethylene glycol. Water is used to transfer heat while ethylene glycol is used to reduction in cost the chilly point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is exceedingly difficult. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the regular 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 nice coolant.

You can buy ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water other, or you can buy full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being other to the engine system. Give the advisors at Coggin Nissan on Atlantic a call at 9047473915 or schedule service online and let one of our technicians and service advisors handle your coolant flush.

Every vehicle manufacturer, incorporating Nissan has developed its own coolant or requires a precise coolant that is bizarre to clear years and models. There are many colors of coolants to help distinguish each including purple red, blue, yellow, green, and orange. It is difficult 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.

Nissan Atlantic offers a variety of coolant flush coupons to help you save now. 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 Coggin Nissan on Atlantic directly at a rangy price.

How often should you change coolant in a 2013 Nissan Sentra?

Typically, you should have your 2013 Nissan Sentra 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 Coggin Nissan on Atlantic, we will check your fluid levels and inspect it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make confident it's diluted correctly. It's alluring to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make confident you catch any issues before they cause hazardous damage. When it comes to your 2013 Nissan Sentra engine, it's better safe than liable.

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

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

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

What color coolant does 2013 Nissan Sentra use?

It's principal to understand that color doesn't matter. While most Organic Acid Technology (OAT) coolants are ordinarily 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 ordinarily green, however, some manufacturers sell them in blue. At the end of the day, always be convinced to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When searching for the right coolant for your 2013 Nissan Sentra, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you're using the right coolant is to send your 2013 Nissan Sentra to Coggin Nissan on Atlantic or give us a call at 9047473915. Schedule service online and use one of our frequent coolant flush coupons to save today.

What kind of coolant does 2013 Nissan Sentra 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 equal thing. It's essential to reference your 2013 Nissan Sentra owner's manual for the peculiar type of coolant basic and the particular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Nissan Sentra trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make courageous the marvelous coolant is used. Give Coggin Nissan on Atlantic a call today!

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

Every make and model requires a slightly contrasting level of coolant. To see the accurate amount needed you should always check your 2013 Nissan Sentra owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your car to Coggin Nissan on Atlantic and we'll answer any questions you have on coolant levels.

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

How long does 2013 Nissan Sentra coolant last?

How typically you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are several 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 precise information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2013 Nissan Sentra 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.

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

Your 2013 Nissan Sentra doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a correct percentage range or your 2013 Nissan Sentra engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant exactly 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.

2013 Nissan Sentra Coolant Flush

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

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