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2017 Nissan Altima Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is generally 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 charming point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is highly crucial. Interestingly enough, this isn't the original time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the main ingredient in the popular 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 curious coolant.

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

Every vehicle manufacturer, including Nissan has developed its own coolant or requires a discernable coolant that is unique to assorted years and models. There are frequent colors of coolants to help distinguish any including yellow, purple blue, green, red, and orange. It is meaningful to do your research if you plan to buy, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Copious models will not be relevant even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Nissan Atlantic offers a assortment of coolant flush coupons to help you save today. To search each of our service specials click here. If you'd like to handle your coolant service yourself, you can still invest coolant or antifreeze from Coggin Nissan on Atlantic directly at a honorable price.

What happens if my 2017 Nissan Altima runs out of coolant?

Your 2017 Nissan Altima doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a affable percentage range or your 2017 Nissan Altima 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 total engine system can be compromised from the gaskets to the pistons or even the engine block itself.

What kind of coolant does 2017 Nissan Altima 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 same thing. It's vital to reference your 2017 Nissan Altima owner's manual for the decisive type of coolant crucial and the particular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Nissan Altima experienced service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make satisfied the good coolant is used. Give Coggin Nissan on Atlantic a call today!

How often should you change coolant in a 2017 Nissan Altima?

Typically, you should have your 2017 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 transport 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 positive it's diluted accurately. It's critical to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make positive you catch any issues before they cause hazardous damage. When it comes to your 2017 Nissan Altima engine, it's better reliable than culpable.

What color coolant does 2017 Nissan Altima use?

It's exciting 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 hopeful to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When considering for the right coolant for your 2017 Nissan Altima, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you are using the right coolant is to send your 2017 Nissan Altima 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.

2017 Nissan Altima Coolant Flush

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

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

How much coolant does a 2017 Nissan Altima take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly different level of coolant. To see the firm amount imperative you should always check your 2017 Nissan Altima owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Coggin Nissan on Atlantic and we'll answer any questions you have on coolant levels.

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

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2017 Nissan Altima?

Common symptoms that your 2017 Nissan Altima needs a coolant flush are:

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

How long does 2017 Nissan Altima coolant last?

How normally you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are plentiful 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 distinct information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2017 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.