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2013 Lexus GS 350 Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is frequently 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 chilled point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely critical. Interestingly enough, this isn't the original time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the essential ingredient in the prominent 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 good coolant.

You can invest ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water increased, or you can invest full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being increased to the engine system. Give the experts at Lexus of Greenville a call at 8647547106 or schedule service online and let one of our technicians and service advisors handle your coolant flush.

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

Lexus of Greenville offers a assortment of coolant flush coupons to help you save hastily. 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 Lexus of Greenville directly at a mammoth price.

What color coolant does 2013 Lexus GS 350 use?

It's important to understand that color doesn't matter. While most Organic Acid Technology (OAT) coolants are frequently 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 frequently green, however, some manufacturers sell them in blue. At the end of the day, always be bold to find out the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When looking for the right coolant for your 2013 Lexus GS 350, 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 GS 350 to Lexus of Greenville or give us a call at 8647547106. Schedule service online and use one of our frequent coolant flush coupons to save now.

How much coolant does a 2013 Lexus GS 350 take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly chance level of coolant. To see the accurate amount colossal you should always check your 2013 Lexus GS 350 owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Lexus of Greenville and we'll resolution any questions you have on coolant levels.

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

2013 Lexus GS 350 Coolant Flush

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

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

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2013 Lexus GS 350?

Common symptoms that your 2013 Lexus GS 350 needs a coolant flush are:

  • Sometimes, albeit unlikely, you'll be firm to smell an odd burning odor coming from under the hood.
  • Steam will come from the radiator or hood
  • Your heater may stop working
  • Your temperature gauge will read correctly above natural 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 engaging in the coolant
  • Coolant will typically leak out when the engine is running. Check the ground when you park.

How often should you change coolant in a 2013 Lexus GS 350?

Typically, you should have your 2013 Lexus GS 350 coolant flush completed every 30,000 miles or every two years. There are some instances where your car can go without a flush for a longer period of time. When you bring your car into Lexus of Greenville, we will check your fluid levels and analyze it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make sure it's diluted correctly. It's exciting to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make sure you catch any issues before they cause dangerous damage. When it comes to your 2013 Lexus GS 350 engine, it's better safe than liable.

What happens if my 2013 Lexus GS 350 runs out of coolant?

Your 2013 Lexus GS 350 doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a applicable percentage vary or your 2013 Lexus GS 350 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 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 GS 350 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 equal thing. It's effective to reference your 2013 Lexus GS 350 owner's manual for the evident type of coolant decisive and the particular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Lexus GS 350 compelling service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make fearless the good coolant is used. Give Lexus of Greenville a call today!

How long does 2013 Lexus GS 350 coolant last?

How normally 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 exact information on what intervals your coolant needs to be replenished, check your 2013 Lexus GS 350 maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Lexus of Greenville a call at 8647547106 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.