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2014 Acura RLX 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 usually half water and half ethylene glycol. Water is used to transfer heat while ethylene glycol is used to lower the freezing point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is highly hard. Interestingly enough, this isn't the authentic time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the main ingredient in the old 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 decent coolant.

You can buy ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water additional, or you can buy full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being additional 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 advisors handle your coolant flush.

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

Nalley Acura offers a variety of coolant flush coupons to aid 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 purchase coolant or antifreeze from Nalley Acura directly at a various price.

What kind of coolant does 2014 Acura RLX 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 mean the same thing. It's profound to reference your 2014 Acura RLX owner's manual for the particular type of coolant crucial and the peculiar intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Acura RLX trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make courageous the apt coolant is used. Give Nalley Acura a call today!

2014 Acura RLX Coolant Flush

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

  • Adding a cleaner compound to get rid of particles, corrosion, sediment,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 RLX?

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

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

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

Every make and model requires a slightly different level of coolant. To see the exact amount main you should always check your 2014 Acura RLX 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 avert burns, make courageous your vehicle engine is congenial before checking your coolant level.

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

Typically, you should have your 2014 Acura RLX 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 deliver your vehicle into Nalley Acura, we will check your fluid levels and inspect it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make confident it's diluted correctly. It's needed to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make confident you catch any issues before they cause unhealthy damage. When it comes to your 2014 Acura RLX engine, it's better safe than contrite.

How long does 2014 Acura RLX coolant last?

How consistently 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 accurate information on what intervals your coolant needs to be interchanged, check your 2014 Acura RLX maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Nalley Acura a call at 7706299293 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 happens if my 2014 Acura RLX runs out of coolant?

Your 2014 Acura RLX doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a genuine percentage range or your 2014 Acura RLX engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant completely 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 RLX use?

It's meaningful 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 sure to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When looking for the right coolant for your 2014 Acura RLX, 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 RLX 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.