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2017 Toyota Highlander Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is usually 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 chilled point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is immensely hard. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the central 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 contented coolant.

You can purchase ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water further, or you can purchase full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being further to the engine system. Give the experts at Nalley Toyota Union City a call at 7702848361 or schedule service online and let one of our technicians and service veterans handle your coolant flush.

Every vehicle manufacturer, including Toyota has developed its own coolant or requires a distinct coolant that is curious to distinct years and models. There are bountiful colors of coolants to help distinguish each including purple blue, red, green, yellow, and orange. It is difficult to do your research if you plan to pay cash for, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Many models will not be compatible even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Toyota Union City offers a variety of coolant flush coupons to help you save at this moment. To shop 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 Nalley Toyota Union City directly at a better price.

How much coolant does a 2017 Toyota Highlander take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly different level of coolant. To see the precise fee difficult you should always check your 2017 Toyota Highlander owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Nalley Toyota Union City and we'll solution any questions you have on coolant levels.

WARNING - To prohibit burns, make hopeful your vehicle engine is cordial before checking your coolant level.

What kind of coolant does 2017 Toyota Highlander use?

There are frequent 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 alike thing. It's breathtaking to reference your 2017 Toyota Highlander owner's manual for the positive type of coolant essential and the precise intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Toyota Highlander trained service mechanics for each information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make hopeful the correct coolant is used. Give Nalley Toyota Union City a call today!

What happens if my 2017 Toyota Highlander runs out of coolant?

Your 2017 Toyota Highlander doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a genuine percentage collection or your 2017 Toyota Highlander engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant entirely due to a leak or poor fluid levels, your whole engine system can be compromised from the gaskets to the pistons or even the engine block itself.

How long does 2017 Toyota Highlander coolant last?

How generally you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are bountiful 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 detailed information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2017 Toyota Highlander maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Nalley Toyota Union City a call at 7702848361 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.

2017 Toyota Highlander Coolant Flush

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

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

How often should you change coolant in a 2017 Toyota Highlander?

Typically, you should have your 2017 Toyota Highlander 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 Nalley Toyota Union City, we will check your fluid levels and analyze it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make hopeful it's diluted correctly. It's common to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make hopeful you catch any issues before they cause perilous damage. When it comes to your 2017 Toyota Highlander engine, it's better safe than contrite.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2017 Toyota Highlander?

Common symptoms that your 2017 Toyota Highlander needs a coolant flush are:

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

What color coolant does 2017 Toyota Highlander use?

It's tremendous 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 hopeful to find out the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When looking for the right coolant for your 2017 Toyota Highlander, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you're using the right coolant is to send your 2017 Toyota Highlander to Nalley Toyota Union City or give us a call at 7702848361. Schedule service online and use one of our many coolant flush coupons to save today.