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2014 Kia Sorento Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is naturally a liquid or gas substance used to regulate the temperature of your engine. Liquid coolants are ordinarily half water and half ethylene glycol. Water is used to transfer heat while ethylene glycol is used to lessen the chilly point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is exceedingly hard. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the extensive ingredient in the long-established 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 appropriate coolant.

You can purchase ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water further, or you can purchase full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being further to the engine system. Give the experts at Courtesy Kia of Brandon a call at 8138500547 or schedule service online and let one of our technicians and service consultants handle your coolant flush.

Every vehicle manufacturer, incorporating Kia has developed its own coolant or requires a definitive coolant that is extraordinary to private years and models. There are many colors of coolants to assist distinguish each including purple blue, green, yellow, red, and orange. It is difficult to do your research if you plan to buy, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Many models will not be applicable even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Courtesy Kia of Brandon 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 Courtesy Kia of Brandon directly at a proper price.

How long does 2014 Kia Sorento coolant last?

How constantly you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are bountiful 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 other information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2014 Kia Sorento maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Courtesy Kia of Brandon a call at 8138500547 promptly 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 2014 Kia Sorento take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly substitute level of coolant. To see the clear-cut fee important you should always check your 2014 Kia Sorento owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Courtesy Kia of Brandon and we'll answer any questions you have on coolant levels.

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

What color coolant does 2014 Kia Sorento use?

It's alarming to understand that color doesn't matter. While most Organic Acid Technology (OAT) coolants are frequently 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 frequently 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 researching for the right coolant for your 2014 Kia Sorento, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you are using the right coolant is to send your 2014 Kia Sorento to Courtesy Kia of Brandon or give us a call at 8138500547. Schedule service online and use one of our many coolant flush coupons to save now.

What happens if my 2014 Kia Sorento runs out of coolant?

Your 2014 Kia Sorento doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a clear percentage fluctuate or your 2014 Kia Sorento engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant exactly 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.

2014 Kia Sorento Coolant Flush

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

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

What kind of coolant does 2014 Kia Sorento use?

There are bountiful 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 hint the same thing. It's awesome to reference your 2014 Kia Sorento owner's manual for the exact type of coolant imperative and the particular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Kia Sorento trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make positive the direct coolant is used. Give Courtesy Kia of Brandon a call today!

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2014 Kia Sorento?

Common symptoms that your 2014 Kia Sorento needs a coolant flush are:

  • Unusual grinding noises can come from the engine
  • Your heater may hinder working
  • Coolant will frequently leak out when the engine is running. Check the ground when you park.
  • Your temperature gauge will read perfectly above usual with the engine on for a few minutes.
  • Sometimes, albeit implausible, you'll be able to smell an chance burning odor coming from under the hood.
  • Sediment or rust will be discernable in the coolant
  • Your check engine light may turn on
  • Steam will come from the radiator or hood

How often should you change coolant in a 2014 Kia Sorento?

Typically, you should have your 2014 Kia Sorento 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 transport your vehicle into Courtesy Kia of Brandon, we will check your fluid levels and inspect it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make fearless it's diluted correctly. It's dramatic to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make fearless you catch any issues before they cause relentless wear and tear. When it comes to your 2014 Kia Sorento engine, it's better safe than liable.