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2016 Nissan Maxima Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is typically 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 cut down the cold point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely normal. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the leading 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 detailed coolant.

You can purchase ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water supplemental, or you can purchase full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being supplemental to the engine system. Give the consultants at Nalley Nissan of Cumming a call at 7706290287 or schedule service online and let one of our technicians and service advisors handle your coolant flush.

Every automobile manufacturer, including Nissan has developed its own coolant or requires a definitive coolant that is occasional to individual years and models. There are innumerable colors of coolants to help distinguish each including red, purple green, blue, yellow, and orange. It is essential 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 Cumming offers a variety of coolant flush coupons to help you save today. 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 Nalley Nissan of Cumming directly at a awesome value.

What happens if my 2016 Nissan Maxima runs out of coolant?

Your 2016 Nissan Maxima doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a informed percentage assortment or your 2016 Nissan Maxima 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 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 2016 Nissan Maxima?

Typically, you should have your 2016 Nissan Maxima coolant flush completed all 30,000 miles or all 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 Nalley Nissan of Cumming, we will check your fluid levels and investigate it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make courageous it's diluted subsequently. It's intriguing to have this checked all 15,000 miles to make courageous you catch any issues before they cause rigorous damage. When it comes to your 2016 Nissan Maxima engine, it's better steady than sorry.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2016 Nissan Maxima?

Common symptoms that your 2016 Nissan Maxima needs a coolant flush are:

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

What kind of coolant does 2016 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 same thing. It's imposing to reference your 2016 Nissan Maxima owner's manual for the explicit type of coolant needed and the private 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 satisfied the honorable coolant is used. Give Nalley Nissan of Cumming a call today!

What color coolant does 2016 Nissan Maxima use?

It's remarkable 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 sure to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When looking for the right coolant for your 2016 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 2016 Nissan Maxima to Nalley Nissan of Cumming or give us a call at 7706290287. Schedule service online and use one of our copious coolant flush coupons to save today.

How long does 2016 Nissan Maxima coolant last?

How naturally you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are copious 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 individual information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2016 Nissan Maxima maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Nalley Nissan of Cumming a call at 7706290287 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 much coolant does a 2016 Nissan Maxima take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly different level of coolant. To see the positive deposit necessary you should always check your 2016 Nissan Maxima owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Nalley Nissan of Cumming and we'll answer any questions you have on coolant levels.

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

2016 Nissan Maxima Coolant Flush

A coolant flush or cooling system service consists of three main 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