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2018 Porsche Panamera Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is consistently 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 chilly point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely cooperative. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the first-rate ingredient in the common 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 equitable 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 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 automobile manufacturer, including Porsche has developed its own coolant or requires a particular coolant that is unique to particular years and models. There are many colors of coolants to help distinguish each including green, blue, yellow, red, purple and orange. It is rigid to do your research if you plan to purchase, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Copious models will not be reasonable even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Porsche 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 Porsche of Greenville directly at a awesome price.

How much coolant does a 2018 Porsche Panamera take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly disparate level of coolant. To see the definitive amount crucial you should always check your 2018 Porsche Panamera owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your car to Porsche of Greenville and we'll interpretation any questions you have on coolant levels.

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

How long does 2018 Porsche Panamera coolant last?

How frequently 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 specific information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2018 Porsche Panamera 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 2018 Porsche Panamera runs out of coolant?

Your 2018 Porsche Panamera doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a certain percentage range or your 2018 Porsche Panamera engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant entirely due to a leak or small 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 2018 Porsche Panamera?

Common symptoms that your 2018 Porsche Panamera needs a coolant flush are:

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

What kind of coolant does 2018 Porsche Panamera use?

There are different 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 illustrate the same thing. It's meaningful to reference your 2018 Porsche Panamera owner's manual for the specific type of coolant needed and the peculiar intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Porsche Panamera trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make sure the correct coolant is used. Give Porsche of Greenville a call today!

2018 Porsche Panamera Coolant Flush

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

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

How often should you change coolant in a 2018 Porsche Panamera?

Typically, you should have your 2018 Porsche Panamera 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 transport your vehicle into Porsche of Greenville, we will check your fluid levels and scan it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make sure it's diluted accurately. It's unusual to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make sure you catch any issues before they cause hazardous damage. When it comes to your 2018 Porsche Panamera engine, it's better safe than remorseful.

What color coolant does 2018 Porsche Panamera use?

It's lanky 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 fearless to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When looking for the right coolant for your 2018 Porsche Panamera, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you are using the right coolant is to send your 2018 Porsche Panamera 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 at this moment.