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2014 Acura RDX Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is often a liquid or gas substance used to regulate the temperature of your engine. Liquid coolants are ordinarily half water and half ethylene glycol. Water is used to transfer heat while ethylene glycol is used to cut the quick point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely hard. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the main ingredient in the admirable 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 apt 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 Nalley Acura a call at 7706299293 or schedule service online and let one of our technicians and service specialists handle your coolant flush.

Every vehicle manufacturer, encompassing Acura has developed its own coolant or requires a confident coolant that is unique to definitive years and models. There are many colors of coolants to help distinguish each including blue, yellow, green, purple red, and orange. It is difficult to do your research if you plan to buy, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Many models will not be correct even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Nalley Acura offers a variety of coolant flush coupons to help you save at this moment. To shop each of our service specials click here. If you'd like to handle your coolant service yourself, you can still invest coolant or antifreeze from Nalley Acura directly at a good value.

2014 Acura RDX Coolant Flush

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

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

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2014 Acura RDX?

Common symptoms that your 2014 Acura RDX needs a coolant flush are:

  • Coolant will consistently leak out when the engine is appealing. Check the ground when you park.
  • Unusual grinding noises can come from the engine
  • Your heater may prohibit working
  • Sometimes, albeit implausible, 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 apparent in the coolant
  • Your temperature gauge will read well above realistic with the engine on for many minutes.
  • Steam will come from the radiator or hood

How often should you change coolant in a 2014 Acura RDX?

Typically, you should have your 2014 Acura RDX 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 Acura, we will check your fluid levels and analyze it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make courageous it's diluted accurately. It's profound to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make courageous you catch any issues before they cause memorable damage. When it comes to your 2014 Acura RDX engine, it's better safe than sorry.

What kind of coolant does 2014 Acura RDX use?

There are several 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 indicate the same thing. It's laborious to reference your 2014 Acura RDX owner's manual for the correct type of coolant needed and the particular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Acura RDX skilled service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make courageous the honorable coolant is used. Give Nalley Acura a call today!

How much coolant does a 2014 Acura RDX take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly distinct level of coolant. To see the explicit amount fundamental you should always check your 2014 Acura RDX owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Nalley Acura and we'll answer any questions you have on coolant levels.

WARNING - To prevent burns, make fearless your vehicle engine is cheerful before checking your coolant level.

What happens if my 2014 Acura RDX runs out of coolant?

Your 2014 Acura RDX doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a specific percentage mixture or your 2014 Acura RDX engine parts can start to rust, wear and tear, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant exclusively due to a leak or scanty fluid levels, your entire engine system can be compromised from the gaskets to the pistons or even the engine block itself.

What color coolant does 2014 Acura RDX use?

It's important to understand that color doesn't matter. While most Organic Acid Technology (OAT) coolants are ordinarily 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 ordinarily green, however, some manufacturers sell them in blue. At the end of the day, always be confident to find out the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When considering for the right coolant for your 2014 Acura RDX, 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 Acura RDX to Nalley Acura or give us a call at 7706299293. Schedule service online and use one of our many coolant flush coupons to save today.

How long does 2014 Acura RDX coolant last?

How normally you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are frequent 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 specific information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2014 Acura RDX maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Nalley Acura a call at 7706299293 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.