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2013 Lexus IS250 Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is mostly 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 crisp point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is immensely critical. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the main ingredient in the amicable 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 convenient coolant.

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

Every automobile manufacturer, consisting Lexus has developed its own coolant or requires a certain coolant that is unique to discrete years and models. There are many colors of coolants to assist distinguish every including green, purple blue, yellow, red, and orange. It is necessary to do your research if you plan to browse, flush, or replace the coolant in your car. Many models will not be big even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Lexus of Greenville offers a collection of coolant flush coupons to help 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 Lexus of Greenville directly at a exquisite price.

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

Typically, you should have your 2013 Lexus IS250 coolant flush completed any 30,000 miles or any 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 Lexus of Greenville, we will check your fluid levels and inspect it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make positive it's diluted correctly. It's important to have this checked any 15,000 miles to make positive you catch any issues before they cause strict damage. When it comes to your 2013 Lexus IS250 engine, it's better safe than liable.

2013 Lexus IS250 Coolant Flush

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

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

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

Every make and model requires a slightly different level of coolant. To see the discrete discard basic you should always check your 2013 Lexus IS250 owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Lexus of Greenville and we'll answer any questions you have on coolant levels.

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

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 necessary to reference your 2013 Lexus IS250 owner's manual for the unmistakable type of coolant crucial and the diverse intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Lexus IS250 experienced service technicians for all information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make satisfied the exceptional coolant is used. Give Lexus of Greenville a call today!

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 evident percentage assortment or your 2013 Lexus IS250 engine elements 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 color coolant does 2013 Lexus IS250 use?

It's essential 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 are using. When studying 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 Lexus of Greenville or give us a call at 8647547106. Schedule service online and use one of our innumerable coolant flush coupons to save now.

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:

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

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 innumerable 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 2013 Lexus IS250 maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Lexus of Greenville a call at 8647547106 at this moment 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.