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Mercedes-Benz 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 freezing point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely severe. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the large ingredient in the historic 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 realistic coolant.

You can pay cash for ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water added, or you can pay cash for full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being added to the engine system. Give the experts at Park Place a call at 4692147058 or schedule service online and let one of our technicians and service advisors handle your coolant flush.

Every vehicle manufacturer, including Mercedes-Benz has developed its own coolant or requires a evident coolant that is unique to personal years and models. There are frequent colors of coolants to help distinguish each including yellow, red, blue, purple green, and orange. It is difficult to do your research if you plan to shop, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Numerous models will not be compatible even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

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Mercedes-Benz Coolant Flush

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

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

What kind of coolant does Mercedes-Benz 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 alarming to reference your Mercedes-Benz owner's manual for the definitive type of coolant imperative and the peculiar intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Mercedes-Benz trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make fearless the fair coolant is used. Give Park Place a call today!

How long does Mercedes-Benz coolant last?

How often you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are numerous 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 replaced, check your Mercedes-Benz maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Park Place a call at 4692147058 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 Mercedes-Benz?

Common symptoms that your Mercedes-Benz needs a coolant flush are:

  • 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 temperature gauge will read well above normal with the engine on for a few minutes.
  • Your check engine light may turn on
  • Your heater may stop working
  • Steam will come from the radiator or hood
  • Sediment or rust will be visible in the coolant
  • Coolant will frequently leak out when the engine is running. Check the ground when you park.

How often should you change coolant in a Mercedes-Benz?

Typically, you should have your Mercedes-Benz 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 Park Place, we will check your fluid levels and diagnose it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make satisfied it's diluted accurately. It's terrific to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make satisfied you catch any issues before they cause strict damage. When it comes to your Mercedes-Benz engine, it's better safe than sorry.

What happens if my Mercedes-Benz runs out of coolant?

Your Mercedes-Benz doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a clear percentage collection or your Mercedes-Benz engine components can start to rust, damage, 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.

What color coolant does Mercedes-Benz use?

It's meaningful 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 confident to learn the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When glancing for the right coolant for your Mercedes-Benz, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you are using the right coolant is to send your Mercedes-Benz to Park Place or give us a call at 4692147058. Schedule service online and use one of our bountiful coolant flush coupons to save today.

How much coolant does a Mercedes-Benz take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly assorted level of coolant. To see the exact deposit fundamental you should always check your Mercedes-Benz owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Park Place and we'll answer any questions you have on coolant levels.

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