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Hyundai Santa Fe Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is naturally a liquid or gas substance used to regulate the temperature of your engine. Liquid coolants are typically half water and half ethylene glycol. Water is used to transfer heat while ethylene glycol is used to cut down the chilly point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is exceptionally vital. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the fundamental ingredient in the famous 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 suitable coolant.

You can purchase ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water other, or you can purchase full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being other to the engine system. Give the consultants 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, consisting Hyundai has developed its own coolant or requires a specific coolant that is scarce to assorted years and models. There are many colors of coolants to help distinguish each including blue, yellow, purple green, red, and orange. It is hard to do your research if you plan to pay cash for, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Bountiful models will not be relevant even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Courtesy Hyundai of Tampa offers a collection of coolant flush coupons to help you save today. To shop all of our service specials click here. If you'd like to handle your coolant service yourself, you can still buy coolant or antifreeze from Courtesy Hyundai of Tampa directly at a curious price.

What happens if my Hyundai Santa Fe runs out of coolant?

Your Hyundai Santa Fe doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a aware percentage range or your Hyundai Santa Fe engine components can start to rust, wear and tear, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant entirely 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 often should you change coolant in a Hyundai Santa Fe?

Typically, you should have your Hyundai Santa Fe coolant flush completed every 30,000 miles or every two years. There are some instances where your automobile can go without a flush for a longer period of time. When you bring your automobile 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 sure it's diluted correctly. It's direct to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make sure you catch any issues before they cause perilous damage. When it comes to your Hyundai Santa Fe engine, it's improved safe than touched.

What kind of coolant does Hyundai Santa Fe use?

There are innumerable 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 equal thing. It's main to reference your Hyundai Santa Fe owner's manual for the exact type of coolant basic and the particular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Hyundai Santa Fe skilled service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make satisfied the active coolant is used. Give Courtesy Hyundai of Tampa a call today!

How long does Hyundai Santa Fe coolant last?

How often you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are numerous 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 unmistakable information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your Hyundai Santa Fe 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.

Hyundai Santa Fe Coolant Flush

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

  • Adding a cleaner compound to get rid of corrosion, particles, sediment,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 Hyundai Santa Fe?

Common symptoms that your Hyundai Santa Fe needs a coolant flush are:

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

What color coolant does Hyundai Santa Fe use?

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

How much coolant does a Hyundai Santa Fe take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly assorted level of coolant. To see the apparent sum crucial you should always check your Hyundai Santa Fe owner's manual. Give us a call or deliver your automobile to Courtesy Hyundai of Tampa and we'll answer any questions you have on coolant levels.

WARNING - To avoid burns, make courageous your car engine is congenial before checking your coolant level.