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2014 Lexus RX 350 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 commonly half water and half ethylene glycol. Water is used to transfer heat while ethylene glycol is used to lower the chilly point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is exceedingly vital. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the main ingredient in the well-known 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 coherent coolant.

You can purchase ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water extra, or you can purchase full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being extra 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 vehicle manufacturer, including Lexus has developed its own coolant or requires a clear coolant that is unique to discrete years and models. There are many colors of coolants to help distinguish each including red, green, yellow, purple blue, and orange. It is hard to do your research if you plan to pay cash for, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Several models will not be compatible even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Lexus of Greenville offers a variety 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 nice value.

What kind of coolant does 2014 Lexus RX 350 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 learn the same thing. It's compatible to reference your 2014 Lexus RX 350 owner's manual for the definite 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 RX 350 trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make sure the handy coolant is used. Give Lexus of Greenville a call today!

How much coolant does a 2014 Lexus RX 350 take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly precise level of coolant. To see the accurate payment important you should always check your 2014 Lexus RX 350 owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Lexus of Greenville and we'll explanation any questions you have on coolant levels.

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

How often should you change coolant in a 2014 Lexus RX 350?

Typically, you should have your 2014 Lexus RX 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 deliver your car into Lexus of Greenville, we will check your fluid levels and inspect it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make sure it's diluted correctly. It's impressive to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make sure you catch any issues before they cause relentless damage. When it comes to your 2014 Lexus RX 350 engine, it's better common than remorseful.

How long does 2014 Lexus RX 350 coolant last?

How often 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 diversified information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2014 Lexus RX 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.

2014 Lexus RX 350 Coolant Flush

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

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

What color coolant does 2014 Lexus RX 350 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 positive to elect for the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you are using. When considering for the right coolant for your 2014 Lexus RX 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 2014 Lexus RX 350 to Lexus of Greenville or give us a call at 8647547106. Schedule service online and use one of our many coolant flush coupons to save today.

What happens if my 2014 Lexus RX 350 runs out of coolant?

Your 2014 Lexus RX 350 doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a certain percentage assortment or your 2014 Lexus RX 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.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2014 Lexus RX 350?

Common symptoms that your 2014 Lexus RX 350 needs a coolant flush are:

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