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2013 Lexus IS250 Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is commonly 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 cool point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is exceedingly draconian. Interestingly enough, this isn't the earliest time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the large ingredient in the historic 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 correct 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 specialists at Nalley Lexus Roswell a call at 7702848580 or schedule service online and let one of our technicians and service advisors handle your coolant flush.

Every vehicle manufacturer, including Lexus has developed its own coolant or requires a explicit coolant that is unique to definitive years and models. There are several colors of coolants to help distinguish each including green, yellow, purple blue, red, and orange. It is vital to do your research if you plan to invest, flush, or replace the coolant in your automobile. Innumerable models will not be relevant even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

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How much coolant does a 2013 Lexus IS250 take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly assorted level of coolant. To see the authentic amount crucial you should always check your 2013 Lexus IS250 owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Nalley Lexus Roswell and we'll answer any questions you have on coolant levels.

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

How long does 2013 Lexus IS250 coolant last?

How generally you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are many 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 confident information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2013 Lexus IS250 maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Nalley Lexus Roswell a call at 7702848580 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.

What happens if my 2013 Lexus IS250 runs out of coolant?

Your 2013 Lexus IS250 doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a conclusive percentage assortment or your 2013 Lexus IS250 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 meager fluid levels, your entire engine system can be compromised from the gaskets to the pistons or even the engine block itself.

What kind of coolant does 2013 Lexus IS250 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 considerable to reference your 2013 Lexus IS250 owner's manual for the precise type of coolant crucial and the particular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Lexus IS250 trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make sure the decent coolant is used. Give Nalley Lexus Roswell a call today!

How often should you change coolant in a 2013 Lexus IS250?

Typically, you should have your 2013 Lexus IS250 coolant flush completed each 30,000 miles or each two years. There are some instances where your vehicle can go without a flush for a longer period of time. When you transport your vehicle into Nalley Lexus Roswell, we will check your fluid levels and diagnose it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make sure it's diluted correctly. It's compelling to have this checked each 15,000 miles to make sure you catch all issues before they cause effective damage. When it comes to your 2013 Lexus IS250 engine, it's better safe than touched.

2013 Lexus IS250 Coolant Flush

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

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

What color coolant does 2013 Lexus IS250 use?

It's exciting 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 confident to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When glancing for the right coolant for your 2013 Lexus IS250, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you are using the right coolant is to send your 2013 Lexus IS250 to Nalley Lexus Roswell or give us a call at 7702848580. Schedule service online and use one of our many coolant flush coupons to save immediately.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2013 Lexus IS250?

Common symptoms that your 2013 Lexus IS250 needs a coolant flush are:

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