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2019 Kia Sportage Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is continuously 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 lower the freezing point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely laborious. Interestingly enough, this isn't the initial time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the accessible ingredient in the classic 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 advantageous coolant.

You can buy ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water further, or you can buy 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 advisors handle your coolant flush.

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

Courtesy Kia of Brandon offers a variety of coolant flush coupons to help you save now. 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 astonishing price.

What happens if my 2019 Kia Sportage runs out of coolant?

Your 2019 Kia Sportage doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a factual percentage range or your 2019 Kia Sportage engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant totally 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.

2019 Kia Sportage Coolant Flush

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

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

How much coolant does a 2019 Kia Sportage take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly explicit level of coolant. To see the explicit reward basic you should always check your 2019 Kia Sportage owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Courtesy Kia of Brandon and we'll solution any questions you have on coolant levels.

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

What color coolant does 2019 Kia Sportage use?

It's essential to understand that color doesn't matter. While most Organic Acid Technology (OAT) coolants are regularly 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 regularly 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 2019 Kia Sportage, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you are using the right coolant is to send your 2019 Kia Sportage 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 today.

What kind of coolant does 2019 Kia Sportage 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 mean the same thing. It's main to reference your 2019 Kia Sportage owner's manual for the accessible type of coolant crucial and the definite intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Kia Sportage trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make sure the decent coolant is used. Give Courtesy Kia of Brandon a call today!

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2019 Kia Sportage?

Common symptoms that your 2019 Kia Sportage needs a coolant flush are:

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

How long does 2019 Kia Sportage coolant last?

How frequently you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are several 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 distinct information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2019 Kia Sportage maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Courtesy Kia of Brandon a call at 8138500547 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.

How often should you change coolant in a 2019 Kia Sportage?

Typically, you should have your 2019 Kia Sportage 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 hopeful it's diluted correctly. It's exciting to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make hopeful you catch each issues before they cause relentless damage. When it comes to your 2019 Kia Sportage engine, it's better safe than sorry.