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2017 Nissan Maxima 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 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 strict. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the essential 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 correct coolant.

You can purchase ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water increased, or you can purchase full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being increased to the engine system. Give the experts 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 vehicle manufacturer, encompassing Nissan has developed its own coolant or requires a clear coolant that is uncommon to private years and models. There are bountiful colors of coolants to help distinguish every including red, yellow, green, purple blue, and orange. It is agreeable to do your research if you plan to browse, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Many models will not be important even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Nissan Cumming offers a variety of coolant flush coupons to help you save at this moment. 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 miraculous cost.

How long does 2017 Nissan Maxima coolant last?

How often 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 changed, check your 2017 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.

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

Your 2017 Nissan Maxima doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a marvelous percentage range or your 2017 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 much coolant does a 2017 Nissan Maxima take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly disparate level of coolant. To see the secure amount necessary you should always check your 2017 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 satisfied your vehicle engine is charming before checking your coolant level.

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

Typically, you should have your 2017 Nissan Maxima 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 Nalley Nissan of Cumming, we will check your fluid levels and inspect it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make sure it's diluted perfectly. It's vital to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make sure you catch any issues before they cause precarious damage. When it comes to your 2017 Nissan Maxima engine, it's notable safe than sorry.

What kind of coolant does 2017 Nissan Maxima use?

There are copious 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 rare to reference your 2017 Nissan Maxima owner's manual for the detectable type of coolant imperative and the precise 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 fearless the prudent coolant is used. Give Nalley Nissan of Cumming a call today!

2017 Nissan Maxima Coolant Flush

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

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

What color coolant does 2017 Nissan Maxima use?

It's crucial to understand that color doesn't matter. While most Organic Acid Technology (OAT) coolants are commonly 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 commonly 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 2017 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 2017 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 do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2017 Nissan Maxima?

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

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