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2013 Porsche Cayenne 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 cut the freezing point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extraordinarily fundamental. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the main ingredient in the classical 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 distinguished coolant.

You can purchase ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water further, or you can purchase full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being further to the engine system. Give the consultants at Porsche of Greenville a call at 8642074609 or schedule service online and let one of our technicians and service advisors handle your coolant flush.

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

Porsche of Greenville offers a variety of coolant flush coupons to help you save now. 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 Porsche of Greenville directly at a giant price.

What kind of coolant does 2013 Porsche Cayenne 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 indicate the same thing. It's regular to reference your 2013 Porsche Cayenne owner's manual for the specific type of coolant needed and the definitive intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Porsche Cayenne trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make confident the correct coolant is used. Give Porsche of Greenville a call today!

How often should you change coolant in a 2013 Porsche Cayenne?

Typically, you should have your 2013 Porsche Cayenne 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 Porsche of Greenville, we will check your fluid levels and diagnose it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make hopeful it's diluted accurately. It's imposing to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make hopeful you catch any issues before they cause alarming damage. When it comes to your 2013 Porsche Cayenne engine, it's better secure than sorry.

What color coolant does 2013 Porsche Cayenne use?

It's intense to understand that color doesn't matter. While most Organic Acid Technology (OAT) coolants are regularly 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 regularly green, however, some manufacturers sell them in blue. At the end of the day, always be satisfied to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When looking for the right coolant for your 2013 Porsche Cayenne, 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 Porsche Cayenne to Porsche of Greenville or give us a call at 8642074609. Schedule service online and use one of our many coolant flush coupons to save expeditiously.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2013 Porsche Cayenne?

Common symptoms that your 2013 Porsche Cayenne needs a coolant flush are:

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

How much coolant does a 2013 Porsche Cayenne take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly chance level of coolant. To see the definite amount necessary you should always check your 2013 Porsche Cayenne owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your automobile to Porsche of Greenville and we'll answer any questions you have on coolant levels.

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

How long does 2013 Porsche Cayenne coolant last?

How often 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 particular information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2013 Porsche Cayenne maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Porsche of Greenville a call at 8642074609 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.

What happens if my 2013 Porsche Cayenne runs out of coolant?

Your 2013 Porsche Cayenne doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a aware percentage range or your 2013 Porsche Cayenne engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant solely 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.

2013 Porsche Cayenne Coolant Flush

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

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