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2020 Kia Soul Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is generally 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 nice point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is exceedingly convenient. Interestingly enough, this isn't the authentic time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the prime ingredient in the ongoing 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 helpful coolant.

You can purchase ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water additional, or you can purchase full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being additional to the engine system. Give the veterans 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 definite coolant that is scarce to distinct years and models. There are many colors of coolants to help distinguish each including red, yellow, green, purple blue, and orange. It is extensive to do your research if you plan to buy, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Copious models will not be important even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Courtesy Kia of Brandon offers a vary of coolant flush coupons to help you save today. To browse 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 good price.

How often should you change coolant in a 2020 Kia Soul?

Typically, you should have your 2020 Kia Soul 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 properly. It's amusing to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make hopeful you catch any issues before they cause critical damage. When it comes to your 2020 Kia Soul engine, it's better safe than sorry.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2020 Kia Soul?

Common symptoms that your 2020 Kia Soul needs a coolant flush are:

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

What happens if my 2020 Kia Soul runs out of coolant?

Your 2020 Kia Soul doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a clear percentage collection or your 2020 Kia Soul engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant fully 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.

What kind of coolant does 2020 Kia Soul 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 imply the same thing. It's decisive to reference your 2020 Kia Soul owner's manual for the definite type of coolant decisive and the precise intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Kia Soul trained service technicians for all information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make sure the appropriate coolant is used. Give Courtesy Kia of Brandon a call today!

How much coolant does a 2020 Kia Soul take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly odd level of coolant. To see the definite drain crucial you should always check your 2020 Kia Soul owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Courtesy Kia of Brandon and we'll resolution any questions you have on coolant levels.

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

What color coolant does 2020 Kia Soul use?

It's meaningful 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 sure to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When looking for the right coolant for your 2020 Kia Soul, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you are using the right coolant is to send your 2020 Kia Soul 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.

How long does 2020 Kia Soul coolant last?

How naturally you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are frequent 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 2020 Kia Soul maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Courtesy Kia of Brandon a call at 8138500547 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.

2020 Kia Soul 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
  • Refilling the system with the excellent coolant and carefully measuring the dilution percentage
  • Flushing the entire system thoroughly