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Nissan Sentra Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is consistently 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 agile point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extraordinarily difficult. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the main ingredient in the natural 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 positive coolant.

You can pay cash for ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water added, or you can pay cash for full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being added 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 mentors handle your coolant flush.

Every vehicle manufacturer, incorporating Nissan has developed its own coolant or requires a decisive coolant that is occasional to decisive years and models. There are many colors of coolants to help distinguish all including red, yellow, purple green, blue, and orange. It is marvelous to do your research if you plan to buy, flush, or replace the coolant in your car. Copious models will not be relevant even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Nissan Cumming offers a variety of coolant flush coupons to help you save straightaway. 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 fitting price.

Nissan Sentra Coolant Flush

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

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

How often should you change coolant in a Nissan Sentra?

Typically, you should have your 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 sure it's diluted perfectly. It's precarious to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make sure you catch each issues before they cause miraculous damage. When it comes to your Nissan Sentra engine, it's better able than sorry.

What kind of coolant does Nissan Sentra use?

There are acceptable 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 important to reference your Nissan Sentra owner's manual for the conclusive type of coolant decisive and the conclusive intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Nissan Sentra licensed service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make courageous the nice coolant is used. Give Nalley Nissan of Cumming a call today!

What happens if my Nissan Sentra runs out of coolant?

Your Nissan Sentra doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a certain percentage range or your Nissan Sentra engine components can start to rust, wear and tear, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant exclusively due to a leak or poor fluid levels, your whole engine system can be compromised from the gaskets to the pistons or even the engine block itself.

What color coolant does Nissan Sentra use?

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

How long does Nissan Sentra coolant last?

How normally 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 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 mechanics 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 Nissan Sentra take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly contrasting level of coolant. To see the precise fee vital you should always check your 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 avoid burns, make fearless your vehicle engine is pleasant before checking your coolant level.

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

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

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