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Kia Niro Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is ordinarily 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 lessen the bitter point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is highly basic. Interestingly enough, this isn't the earliest time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the main ingredient in the popular 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 essential coolant.

You can purchase ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water additional, or you can purchase full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being additional to the engine system. Give the experts at Nalley Kia a call at 7702885283 or schedule service online and let one of our technicians and service specialists handle your coolant flush.

Every vehicle manufacturer, including Kia has developed its own coolant or requires a explicit coolant that is unique to assorted years and models. There are countless colors of coolants to assist distinguish any including blue, red, purple green, yellow, and orange. It is laborious 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.

Nalley Kia 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 pay cash for coolant or antifreeze from Nalley Kia directly at a good price.

How often should you change coolant in a Kia Niro?

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

What happens if my Kia Niro runs out of coolant?

Your Kia Niro doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a firm percentage range or your Kia Niro engine components can start to rust, wear and tear, 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 long does Kia Niro coolant last?

How generally you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are copious 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 assorted information on what intervals your coolant needs to be replenished, check your Kia Niro maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Nalley Kia a call at 7702885283 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.

How much coolant does a Kia Niro take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly chance level of coolant. To see the definite amount fundamental you should always check your Kia Niro owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Nalley Kia and we'll answer each questions you have on coolant levels.

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

What color coolant does Kia Niro use?

It's important to understand that color doesn't matter. While most Organic Acid Technology (OAT) coolants are naturally 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 naturally green, however, some manufacturers sell them in blue. At the end of the day, always be courageous to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you are using. When studying for the right coolant for your Kia Niro, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you are using the right coolant is to send your Kia Niro to Nalley Kia or give us a call at 7702885283. Schedule service online and use one of our many coolant flush coupons to save at this moment.

Kia Niro Coolant Flush

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

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

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my Kia Niro?

Common symptoms that your Kia Niro needs a coolant flush are:

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

What kind of coolant does Kia Niro use?

There are copious 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 exciting to reference your Kia Niro owner's manual for the decisive type of coolant necessary and the particular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Kia Niro trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make confident the honorable coolant is used. Give Nalley Kia a call today!