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2013 Nissan Maxima Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is often a liquid or gas substance used to regulate the temperature of your engine. Liquid coolants are ordinarily half water and half ethylene glycol. Water is used to transfer heat while ethylene glycol is used to lessen the bitter point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is exceptionally critical. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the main ingredient in the well-known 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 decent coolant.

You can purchase ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water extra, or you can purchase full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being extra to the engine system. Give the consultants at Coggin Nissan at the Avenues a call at 9047478567 or schedule service online and let one of our technicians and service advisors handle your coolant flush.

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

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How long does 2013 Nissan Maxima coolant last?

How typically you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are frequent 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 clear-cut 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 at the Avenues a call at 9047478567 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 2013 Nissan Maxima?

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

  • Your temperature gauge will read perfectly above natural with the engine on for a few minutes.
  • Steam will come from the radiator or hood
  • Sediment or rust will be visible in the coolant
  • Unusual grinding noises can come from the engine
  • Sometimes, albeit remote, you'll be strong to smell an odd burning odor coming from under the hood.
  • Coolant will typically leak out when the engine is running. Check the ground when you park.
  • Your heater may stop working
  • 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 distinctive level of coolant. To see the definite payment imperative you should always check your 2013 Nissan Maxima owner's manual. Give us a call or deliver your vehicle to Coggin Nissan at the Avenues and we'll answer all questions you have on coolant levels.

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

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 mean the alike thing. It's startling to reference your 2013 Nissan Maxima owner's manual for the disparate 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 any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make positive the appropriate coolant is used. Give Coggin Nissan at the Avenues a call today!

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

Typically, you should have your 2013 Nissan Maxima coolant flush completed each 30,000 miles or each 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 at the Avenues, we will check your fluid levels and analyze it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make fearless it's diluted correctly. It's astonishing to have this checked each 15,000 miles to make fearless you catch each issues before they cause unhealthy damage. When it comes to your 2013 Nissan Maxima engine, it's better capable than sorry.

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 actual percentage vary or your 2013 Nissan Maxima engine elements can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant totally 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 Maxima Coolant Flush

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

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

What color coolant does 2013 Nissan Maxima use?

It's imposing 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 satisfied to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When looking 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 at the Avenues or give us a call at 9047478567. Schedule service online and use one of our innumerable coolant flush coupons to save today.