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Ford Edge Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is constantly a liquid or gas substance used to regulate the temperature of your engine. Liquid coolants are commonly half water and half ethylene glycol. Water is used to transfer heat while ethylene glycol is used to lower the chilled point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is exceedingly important. Interestingly enough, this isn't the authentic time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the principal ingredient in the prominent 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 appropriate 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 Coggin Deland Ford a call at 3862100247 or schedule service online and let one of our mechanics and service advisors handle your coolant flush.

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

Deland Ford 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 Coggin Deland Ford directly at a tremendous value.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my Ford Edge?

Common symptoms that your Ford Edge needs a coolant flush are:

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

What happens if my Ford Edge runs out of coolant?

Your Ford Edge doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a amiable percentage range or your Ford Edge engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant solely due to a leak or scanty fluid levels, your entire engine system can be compromised from the gaskets to the pistons or even the engine block itself.

What kind of coolant does Ford Edge use?

There are several 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 tremendous to reference your Ford Edge owner's manual for the diversified type of coolant decisive and the particular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Ford Edge experienced service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make courageous the good coolant is used. Give Coggin Deland Ford a call today!

How often should you change coolant in a Ford Edge?

Typically, you should have your Ford Edge 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 Coggin Deland Ford, we will check your fluid levels and analyze it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make confident it's diluted properly. It's visible to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make confident you catch any issues before they cause critical damage. When it comes to your Ford Edge engine, it's better dependable than contrite.

How much coolant does a Ford Edge take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly assorted level of coolant. To see the certain amount fundamental you should always check your Ford Edge owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Coggin Deland Ford and we'll answer any questions you have on coolant levels.

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

How long does Ford Edge coolant last?

How naturally 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 definitive information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your Ford Edge maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Coggin Deland Ford a call at 3862100247 at this moment 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 color coolant does Ford Edge use?

It's crucial 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 researching for the right coolant for your Ford Edge, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you are using the right coolant is to send your Ford Edge to Coggin Deland Ford or give us a call at 3862100247. Schedule service online and use one of our frequent coolant flush coupons to save today.

Ford Edge Coolant Flush

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

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