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2014 Nissan Altima Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is ordinarily 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 bleak point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is immensely difficult. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the main 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 lawful coolant.

You can pay cash for ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water additional, or you can pay cash for full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being additional to the engine system. Give the mentors 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, encompassing Nissan has developed its own coolant or requires a specific coolant that is unique to individual years and models. There are countless colors of coolants to help distinguish each including purple yellow, red, blue, green, and orange. It is critical to do your research if you plan to invest, 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 straightaway. 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 favorable value.

2014 Nissan Altima Coolant Flush

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

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

How long does 2014 Nissan Altima coolant last?

How commonly you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are countless 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 definitive information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2014 Nissan Altima maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Coggin Nissan on Atlantic a call at 9047473915 straightaway 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 much coolant does a 2014 Nissan Altima take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly diverse level of coolant. To see the understandable amount difficult you should always check your 2014 Nissan Altima owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Coggin Nissan on Atlantic and we'll explanation any questions you have on coolant levels.

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

What color coolant does 2014 Nissan Altima use?

It's vital 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 fearless to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When looking for the right coolant for your 2014 Nissan Altima, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you're using the right coolant is to send your 2014 Nissan Altima to Coggin Nissan on Atlantic or give us a call at 9047473915. Schedule service online and use one of our bountiful coolant flush coupons to save at this moment.

What happens if my 2014 Nissan Altima runs out of coolant?

Your 2014 Nissan Altima doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a abundant percentage mixture or your 2014 Nissan Altima 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.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2014 Nissan Altima?

Common symptoms that your 2014 Nissan Altima needs a coolant flush are:

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

What kind of coolant does 2014 Nissan Altima use?

There are countless 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 basic to reference your 2014 Nissan Altima owner's manual for the intriguing type of coolant needed and the peculiar intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Nissan Altima trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make sure the honest coolant is used. Give Coggin Nissan on Atlantic a call today!

How often should you change coolant in a 2014 Nissan Altima?

Typically, you should have your 2014 Nissan Altima 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 satisfied it's diluted accordingly. It's troublesome to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make satisfied you catch any issues before they cause alarming damage. When it comes to your 2014 Nissan Altima engine, it's better safe than culpable.