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2016 Hyundai Sonata 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 cut the freezing point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extraordinarily lawful. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the considerable ingredient in the well-known 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 meager coolant.

You can pay cash for ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water added, or you can pay cash for full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being added 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 precise coolant that is unique to assorted years and models. There are many colors of coolants to help distinguish each including blue, yellow, green, red, purple and orange. It is notable to do your research if you plan to pay cash for, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Copious models will not be notable even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Courtesy Hyundai of Tampa offers a variety of coolant flush coupons to help you save today. To buy 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 satisfying cost.

What kind of coolant does 2016 Hyundai Sonata use?

There are countless 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 learn the same thing. It's precarious to reference your 2016 Hyundai Sonata owner's manual for the explicit type of coolant fundamental and the particular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Hyundai Sonata licensed service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make sure the apt coolant is used. Give Courtesy Hyundai of Tampa a call today!

2016 Hyundai Sonata 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 entire system thoroughly
  • Refilling the system with the appropriate coolant and carefully measuring the dilution percentage

What color coolant does 2016 Hyundai Sonata use?

It's crucial 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 researching for the right coolant for your 2016 Hyundai Sonata, 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 Sonata 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.

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

Your 2016 Hyundai Sonata doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a certain percentage differ or your 2016 Hyundai Sonata engine components can start to rust, damage, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant completely 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.

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

Every make and model requires a slightly distinct level of coolant. To see the definitive amount major you should always check your 2016 Hyundai Sonata owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your car to Courtesy Hyundai of Tampa and we'll resolution any questions you have on coolant levels.

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

How often should you change coolant in a 2016 Hyundai Sonata?

Typically, you should have your 2016 Hyundai Sonata coolant flush completed all 30,000 miles or all 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 inspect it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make hopeful it's diluted correctly. It's important to have this checked all 15,000 miles to make hopeful you catch each issues before they cause risky break. When it comes to your 2016 Hyundai Sonata engine, it's emotional strong than apologetic.

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

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

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

How long does 2016 Hyundai Sonata coolant last?

How commonly you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are copious 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 singular information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2016 Hyundai Sonata maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Courtesy Hyundai of Tampa a call at 8132855062 abruptly 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.