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2017 Kia Sorento Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is typically 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 speedy point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is exceptionally hard. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the fundamental ingredient in the favorite 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 added, or you can purchase full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being added to the engine system. Give the consultants at Courtesy Kia of Brandon a call at 8138500547 or schedule service online and let one of our technicians and service advisors handle your coolant flush.

Every vehicle manufacturer, including Kia has developed its own coolant or requires a divergent coolant that is unique to private years and models. There are countless colors of coolants to help distinguish each including green, blue, red, purple yellow, and orange. It is generous to do your research if you plan to buy, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Frequent 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 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 Courtesy Kia of Brandon directly at a gigantic price.

How much coolant does a 2017 Kia Sorento take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly other level of coolant. To see the definite reward important you should always check your 2017 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 cheerful before checking your coolant level.

How long does 2017 Kia Sorento coolant last?

How generally 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 conclusive information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2017 Kia Sorento maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Courtesy Kia of Brandon a call at 8138500547 now 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 do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2017 Kia Sorento?

Common symptoms that your 2017 Kia Sorento needs a coolant flush are:

  • Your check engine light may turn on
  • Steam will come from the radiator or hood
  • Sometimes, albeit unlikely, you'll be strong to smell an odd burning odor coming from under the hood.
  • Coolant will normally leak out when the engine is running. Check the ground when you park.
  • Unusual grinding noises can come from the engine
  • Sediment or rust will be conspicuous in the coolant
  • Your temperature gauge will determine accurately above acceptable with the engine on for a few minutes.
  • Your heater may stop working

What kind of coolant does 2017 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 mean the same thing. It's enormous to reference your 2017 Kia Sorento owner's manual for the distinctive type of coolant needed and the distinctive intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Kia Sorento active service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make convinced the noble coolant is used. Give Courtesy Kia of Brandon a call today!

What color coolant does 2017 Kia Sorento use?

It's considerable 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 hopeful to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When browsing for the right coolant for your 2017 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 2017 Kia Sorento to Courtesy Kia of Brandon or give us a call at 8138500547. Schedule service online and use one of our countless coolant flush coupons to save today.

How often should you change coolant in a 2017 Kia Sorento?

Typically, you should have your 2017 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 bring 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 sure it's diluted correctly. It's important to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make sure you catch any issues before they cause imposing damage. When it comes to your 2017 Kia Sorento engine, it's better solid than sorry.

2017 Kia Sorento Coolant Flush

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

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

What happens if my 2017 Kia Sorento runs out of coolant?

Your 2017 Kia Sorento doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a actual percentage range or your 2017 Kia Sorento engine components can start to rust, wear and tear, 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.