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Porsche Cayman 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 lower the beneficial point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely tough. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the main ingredient in the famous 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 good coolant.

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

Every vehicle manufacturer, consisting Porsche has developed its own coolant or requires a explicit coolant that is unique to exact years and models. There are many colors of coolants to assist distinguish each including purple yellow, green, red, blue, and orange. It is decisive to do your research if you plan to buy, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Several models will not be applicable even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Porsche of Greenville offers a mixture of coolant flush coupons to help you save today. To buy 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 good rate.

How often should you change coolant in a Porsche Cayman?

Typically, you should have your Porsche Cayman 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 analyze it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make sure it's diluted correctly. It's basic to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make sure you catch any issues before they cause active damage. When it comes to your Porsche Cayman engine, it's positive secure than culpable.

Porsche Cayman Coolant Flush

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

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

What kind of coolant does Porsche Cayman 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 meaningful to reference your Porsche Cayman owner's manual for the clear type of coolant decisive and the singular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Porsche Cayman professional service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make sure the usable coolant is used. Give Porsche of Greenville a call today!

How long does Porsche Cayman coolant last?

How mostly 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 explicit information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your Porsche Cayman 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.

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

Common symptoms that your Porsche Cayman needs a coolant flush are:

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

How much coolant does a Porsche Cayman take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly odd level of coolant. To see the explicit amount main you should always check your Porsche Cayman owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Porsche of Greenville and we'll answer any questions you have on coolant levels.

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

What happens if my Porsche Cayman runs out of coolant?

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

It's competent 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 convinced to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When looking for the right coolant for your Porsche Cayman, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you are using the right coolant is to send your Porsche Cayman to Porsche of Greenville or give us a call at 8642074609. Schedule service online and use one of our several coolant flush coupons to save today.