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2016 Hyundai Elantra 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 commonly half water and half ethylene glycol. Water is used to transfer heat while ethylene glycol is used to lower the cool point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely critical. Interestingly enough, this isn't the authentic time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the main ingredient in the favored 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 practical 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 experts at Courtesy Hyundai of Tampa a call at 8132855062 or schedule service online and let one of our technicians and service advisors handle your coolant flush.

Every vehicle manufacturer, including Hyundai has developed its own coolant or requires a specific coolant that is scarce to private years and models. There are various colors of coolants to help distinguish each including blue, red, purple yellow, green, and orange. It is troublesome to do your research if you plan to buy, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Plentiful models will not be admissible even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Courtesy Hyundai of Tampa offers a variety of coolant flush coupons to help you save straightaway. To shop each 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 Hyundai of Tampa directly at a decent price.

2016 Hyundai Elantra 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
  • Refilling the system with the positive coolant and carefully measuring the dilution percentage
  • Flushing the entire system thoroughly

How long does 2016 Hyundai Elantra coolant last?

How regularly 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 precise information on what intervals your coolant needs to be replenished, check your 2016 Hyundai Elantra maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Courtesy Hyundai of Tampa a call at 8132855062 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 2016 Hyundai Elantra?

Typically, you should have your 2016 Hyundai Elantra 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 Hyundai of Tampa, we will check your fluid levels and scan it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make confident it's diluted properly. It's intriguing to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make confident you catch any issues before they cause exacting damage. When it comes to your 2016 Hyundai Elantra engine, it's better safe than liable.

What kind of coolant does 2016 Hyundai Elantra use?

There are marvelous 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 represent the equal thing. It's alarming to reference your 2016 Hyundai Elantra owner's manual for the precise type of coolant essential and the particular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Hyundai Elantra trained service technicians for each information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make sure the pragmatic coolant is used. Give Courtesy Hyundai of Tampa a call today!

What happens if my 2016 Hyundai Elantra runs out of coolant?

Your 2016 Hyundai Elantra doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a excellent percentage fluctuate or your 2016 Hyundai Elantra engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant entirely due to a leak or scanty fluid levels, your entire engine system can be compromised from the gaskets to the pistons or even the engine block itself.

What color coolant does 2016 Hyundai Elantra use?

It's obvious 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 sure to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When looking for the right coolant for your 2016 Hyundai Elantra, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you are using the right coolant is to send your 2016 Hyundai Elantra to Courtesy Hyundai of Tampa or give us a call at 8132855062. Schedule service online and use one of our many coolant flush coupons to save at this moment.

How much coolant does a 2016 Hyundai Elantra take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly additional level of coolant. To see the discernible amount crucial you should always check your 2016 Hyundai Elantra owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Courtesy Hyundai of Tampa and we'll answer any questions you have on coolant levels.

WARNING - To prevent burns, make sure your vehicle engine is agreeable before checking your coolant level.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2016 Hyundai Elantra?

Common symptoms that your 2016 Hyundai Elantra needs a coolant flush are:

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