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2018 Hyundai Sonata Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is normally 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 bleak point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely critical. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the mandatory ingredient in the popular 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 convenient 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 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 accessible coolant that is unique to discrete years and models. There are many colors of coolants to assist distinguish each including green, red, blue, purple yellow, and orange. It is hard to do your research if you plan to shop, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Many models will not be compatible even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Courtesy Hyundai of Tampa offers a variety of coolant flush coupons to help you save today. To browse 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 abundant price.

What kind of coolant does 2018 Hyundai Sonata 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 basic to reference your 2018 Hyundai Sonata owner's manual for the discrete type of coolant basic and the private intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Hyundai Sonata trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make satisfied the noble coolant is used. Give Courtesy Hyundai of Tampa a call today!

What color coolant does 2018 Hyundai Sonata use?

It's frightful 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 confident to opt for the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you are using. When researching for the right coolant for your 2018 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 2018 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 today.

What happens if my 2018 Hyundai Sonata runs out of coolant?

Your 2018 Hyundai Sonata doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a certain percentage range or your 2018 Hyundai Sonata engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant entirely due to a leak or meager fluid levels, your entire engine system can be compromised from the gaskets to the pistons or even the engine block itself.

How often should you change coolant in a 2018 Hyundai Sonata?

Typically, you should have your 2018 Hyundai Sonata 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 diagnose it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make convinced it's diluted appropriately. It's basic to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make convinced you catch any issues before they cause critical wear and tear. When it comes to your 2018 Hyundai Sonata engine, it's improved protected than culpable.

How much coolant does a 2018 Hyundai Sonata take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly odd level of coolant. To see the active amount paramount you should always check your 2018 Hyundai Sonata owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle 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 congenial before checking your coolant level.

2018 Hyundai Sonata Coolant Flush

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

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

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2018 Hyundai Sonata?

Common symptoms that your 2018 Hyundai Sonata needs a coolant flush are:

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

How long does 2018 Hyundai Sonata coolant last?

How frequently you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are plentiful 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 understandable information on what intervals your coolant needs to be replenished, check your 2018 Hyundai Sonata 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.