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Porsche Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is naturally a liquid or gas substance used to regulate the temperature of your engine. Liquid coolants are naturally half water and half ethylene glycol. Water is used to transfer heat while ethylene glycol is used to cut the cold point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely hard. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the essential ingredient in the classic 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 handy 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 specialists at Porsche of Greenville a call at 8642074609 or schedule service online and let one of our technicians and service experts handle your coolant flush.

Every vehicle manufacturer, encompassing Porsche has developed its own coolant or requires a various coolant that is unique to particular years and models. There are many colors of coolants to help distinguish each including yellow, purple blue, green, red, and orange. It is difficult to do your research if you plan to shop, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Many models will not be handy even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Porsche of Greenville offers a variety of coolant flush coupons to assist you save suddenly. To shop all of our service specials click here. If you'd like to handle your coolant service yourself, you can still invest coolant or antifreeze from Porsche of Greenville directly at a abundant price.

What kind of coolant does Porsche 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 significant to reference your Porsche owner's manual for the authentic type of coolant imperative and the supplemental intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Porsche trained service technicians for all information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make bold the advantageous coolant is used. Give Porsche of Greenville a call today!

How often should you change coolant in a Porsche?

Typically, you should have your Porsche coolant flush completed every 30,000 miles or every two years. There are some instances where your automobile can go without a flush for a longer period of time. When you bring your automobile 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 properly. It's crucial 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 Porsche engine, it's distinct safe than remorseful.

What color coolant does Porsche use?

It's needed 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 considering for the right coolant for your Porsche, 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 to Porsche of Greenville or give us a call at 8642074609. Schedule service online and use one of our innumerable coolant flush coupons to save today.

Porsche Coolant Flush

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

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

What happens if my Porsche runs out of coolant?

Your Porsche doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a decent percentage range or your Porsche 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 much coolant does a Porsche take or need?

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

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

How long does Porsche coolant last?

How constantly 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 coherent information on what intervals your coolant needs to be replaced, check your Porsche 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?

Common symptoms that your Porsche needs a coolant flush are:

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