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Nissan Kicks Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is frequently a liquid or gas substance used to regulate the temperature of your engine. Liquid coolants are frequently half water and half ethylene glycol. Water is used to transfer heat while ethylene glycol is used to lower the chilly point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely meaningful. Interestingly enough, this isn't the initial time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the fundamental ingredient in the prominent 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 contractual 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 experts 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 particular coolant that is unique to particular years and models. There are countless colors of coolants to help distinguish each including blue, yellow, red, green, purple and orange. It is vital to do your research if you plan to buy, 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 today. To shop any 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 colossal price.

How much coolant does a Nissan Kicks take or need?

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

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

How long does Nissan Kicks coolant last?

How constantly 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 definite information on what intervals your coolant needs to be interchanged, check your Nissan Kicks 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 do I know if I need a coolant flush in my Nissan Kicks?

Common symptoms that your Nissan Kicks needs a coolant flush are:

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

What kind of coolant does Nissan Kicks 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 illustrate the same thing. It's helpful to reference your Nissan Kicks owner's manual for the definite 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 Kicks skilled service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make positive the correct coolant is used. Give Coggin Nissan on Atlantic a call today!

Nissan Kicks Coolant Flush

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

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

What happens if my Nissan Kicks runs out of coolant?

Your Nissan Kicks doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a certain percentage differ or your Nissan Kicks engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant fully 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 Nissan Kicks?

Typically, you should have your Nissan Kicks 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 sure it's diluted correctly. It's essential to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make sure you catch each issues before they cause dangerous damage. When it comes to your Nissan Kicks engine, it's astonishing safe than apologetic.

What color coolant does Nissan Kicks use?

It's large 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 convinced to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you are using. When considering for the right coolant for your Nissan Kicks, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you are using the right coolant is to send your Nissan Kicks 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 straightaway.