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2018 Nissan Altima Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is normally a liquid or gas substance used to regulate the temperature of your engine. Liquid coolants are commonly half water and half ethylene glycol. Water is used to transfer heat while ethylene glycol is used to decrease the cold point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is highly strict. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the main ingredient in the favored 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 invest ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water increased, or you can invest full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being increased to the engine system. Give the veterans at Nalley Nissan of Cumming a call at 7706290287 or schedule service online and let one of our technicians and service mentors handle your coolant flush.

Every vehicle manufacturer, including Nissan has developed its own coolant or requires a definitive coolant that is unique to diverse years and models. There are innumerable colors of coolants to help distinguish any including red, purple green, blue, yellow, and orange. It is decisive to do your research if you plan to buy, flush, or replace the coolant in your automobile. Frequent models will not be profound even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Nissan Cumming 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 Nalley Nissan of Cumming directly at a tall rate.

What kind of coolant does 2018 Nissan Altima 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 indicate the same thing. It's imposing to reference your 2018 Nissan Altima owner's manual for the specific type of coolant basic and the particular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Nissan Altima compelling 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!

How long does 2018 Nissan Altima coolant last?

How naturally 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 clear information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2018 Nissan Altima maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Nalley Nissan of Cumming a call at 7706290287 at this moment 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 2018 Nissan Altima runs out of coolant?

Your 2018 Nissan Altima doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a definite percentage range or your 2018 Nissan Altima engine elements can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant entirely due to a leak or meager fluid levels, your total 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 2018 Nissan Altima?

Typically, you should have your 2018 Nissan Altima 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 analyze it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make courageous it's diluted correctly. It's decisive to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make courageous you catch any issues before they cause exacting damage. When it comes to your 2018 Nissan Altima engine, it's better secure than contrite.

How much coolant does a 2018 Nissan Altima take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly extra level of coolant. To see the various jettison imperative you should always check your 2018 Nissan Altima owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Nalley Nissan of Cumming and we'll answer each questions you have on coolant levels.

WARNING - To impede burns, make confident your vehicle engine is amiable before checking your coolant level.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2018 Nissan Altima?

Common symptoms that your 2018 Nissan Altima needs a coolant flush are:

  • Unusual grinding noises can come from the engine
  • Sometimes, albeit rare, you'll be stable to smell an disparate burning odor coming from under the hood.
  • Your heater may prevent working
  • Your temperature gauge will read accurately above daily with the engine on for a few minutes.
  • Sediment or rust will be pronounced in the coolant
  • Steam will come from the radiator or hood
  • Coolant will typically leak out when the engine is running. Check the ground when you park.
  • Your check engine light may turn on

2018 Nissan Altima Coolant Flush

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

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

What color coolant does 2018 Nissan Altima use?

It's immense 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 courageous to learn the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When looking for the right coolant for your 2018 Nissan Altima, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you're using the right coolant is to send your 2018 Nissan Altima to Nalley Nissan of Cumming or give us a call at 7706290287. Schedule service online and use one of our innumerable coolant flush coupons to save today.