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2014 Lexus IS250 Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is typically a liquid or gas substance used to regulate the temperature of your engine. Liquid coolants are frequently half water and half ethylene glycol. Water is used to transfer heat while ethylene glycol is used to lower the fast point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely common. Interestingly enough, this isn't the original time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the primary ingredient in the accepted 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 appropriate coolant.

You can purchase ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water distinctive, or you can purchase full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being distinctive to the engine system. Give the experts at Nalley Lexus Roswell a call at 7702848580 or schedule service online and let one of our technicians and service experts handle your coolant flush.

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

Lexus Roswell offers a variety of coolant flush coupons to help you save today. To shop any 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 Lexus Roswell directly at a favorable price.

How long does 2014 Lexus IS250 coolant last?

How naturally 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 divergent information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2014 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 mechanics or advisers. You can also book an appointment online and we'll take care of your coolant service for you.

What color coolant does 2014 Lexus IS250 use?

It's accessible 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 fearless to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When buying for the right coolant for your 2014 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 2014 Lexus IS250 to Nalley Lexus Roswell or give us a call at 7702848580. Schedule service online and use one of our copious coolant flush coupons to save today.

What happens if my 2014 Lexus IS250 runs out of coolant?

Your 2014 Lexus IS250 doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a actual percentage range or your 2014 Lexus IS250 engine elements can start to rust, break, 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 2014 Lexus IS250 take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly contrasting level of coolant. To see the conclusive amount necessary you should always check your 2014 Lexus IS250 owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Nalley Lexus Roswell and we'll answer all questions you have on coolant levels.

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

How often should you change coolant in a 2014 Lexus IS250?

Typically, you should have your 2014 Lexus IS250 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 Lexus Roswell, we will check your fluid levels and inspect it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make sure it's diluted well. It's considerable to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make sure you catch any issues before they cause unhealthy damage. When it comes to your 2014 Lexus IS250 engine, it's profound safe than sorry.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2014 Lexus IS250?

Common symptoms that your 2014 Lexus IS250 needs a coolant flush are:

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

2014 Lexus IS250 Coolant Flush

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

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

What kind of coolant does 2014 Lexus IS250 use?

There are plentiful 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 helpful to reference your 2014 Lexus IS250 owner's manual for the specific type of coolant decisive and the private intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Lexus IS250 professional service technicians for each information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make bold the honest coolant is used. Give Nalley Lexus Roswell a call today!