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2017 Nissan Sentra Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is commonly 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 cut down the cold point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely critical. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the leading ingredient in the famous 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 marvelous 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, including Nissan has developed its own coolant or requires a definite coolant that is unique to specific years and models. There are bountiful colors of coolants to help distinguish each including yellow, green, red, purple blue, and orange. It is crucial to do your research if you plan to pay cash for, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Bountiful 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 gigantic price.

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

Your 2017 Nissan Sentra doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a extant percentage variety or your 2017 Nissan Sentra engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant entirely due to a leak or scanty 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 Sentra take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly various level of coolant. To see the definite amount basic you should always check your 2017 Nissan Sentra 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 avert burns, make hopeful your car engine is amiable before checking your coolant level.

What color coolant does 2017 Nissan Sentra use?

It's important 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 glancing for the right coolant for your 2017 Nissan Sentra, 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 Sentra to Nalley Nissan of Cumming or give us a call at 7706290287. Schedule service online and use one of our bountiful coolant flush coupons to save today.

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

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

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

2017 Nissan Sentra Coolant Flush

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

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

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

Typically, you should have your 2017 Nissan Sentra 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 hopeful it's diluted correctly. It's large to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make hopeful you catch any issues before they cause active damage. When it comes to your 2017 Nissan Sentra engine, it's strict safe than contrite.

What kind of coolant does 2017 Nissan Sentra use?

There are frequent 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 represent the same thing. It's miraculous to reference your 2017 Nissan Sentra owner's manual for the distinct type of coolant decisive and the particular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Nissan Sentra trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make positive the honorable coolant is used. Give Nalley Nissan of Cumming a call today!

How long does 2017 Nissan Sentra coolant last?

How commonly 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 definitive information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2017 Nissan Sentra 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.