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2013 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is generally a liquid or gas substance used to regulate the temperature of your engine. Liquid coolants are generally half water and half ethylene glycol. Water is used to transfer heat while ethylene glycol is used to reduce the amiable point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely enormous. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the main ingredient in the popular 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 contented 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 Plaza Motor Company a call at 3145825294 or schedule service online and let one of our technicians and service specialists handle your coolant flush.

Every vehicle manufacturer, including Mercedes-Benz has developed its own coolant or requires a explicit coolant that is occasional to disparate years and models. There are many colors of coolants to help distinguish each including yellow, red, blue, green, purple and orange. It is laborious to do your research if you plan to buy, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Many models will not be handy even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Plaza Mercedes 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 buy coolant or antifreeze from Plaza Motor Company directly at a wide value.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL 350?

Common symptoms that your 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 needs a coolant flush are:

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

How long does 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 coolant last?

How generally 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 definite information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Plaza Motor Company a call at 3145825294 today and ask one of our factory-trained mechanics or advisers. You can also book an appointment online and we'll take care of your coolant service for you.

How often should you change coolant in a 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL 350?

Typically, you should have your 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 coolant flush completed each 30,000 miles or each 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 Plaza Motor Company, we will check your fluid levels and inspect it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make hopeful it's diluted properly. It's marvelous to have this checked each 15,000 miles to make hopeful you catch any issues before they cause astonishing damage. When it comes to your 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 engine, it's better safe than liable.

2013 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 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 conducive coolant and carefully measuring the dilution percentage
  • Flushing the entire system thoroughly

How much coolant does a 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly different level of coolant. To see the definitive reward crucial you should always check your 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Plaza Motor Company and we'll explanation any questions you have on coolant levels.

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

What kind of coolant does 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 use?

There are countless 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 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 owner's manual for the singular type of coolant needed and the singular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Mercedes-Benz GL 350 effective service technicians for all information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make convinced the fair coolant is used. Give Plaza Motor Company a call today!

What happens if my 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 runs out of coolant?

Your 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a actual percentage collection or your 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 engine parts can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant exactly due to a leak or poor fluid levels, your whole engine system can be compromised from the gaskets to the pistons or even the engine block itself.

What color coolant does 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 use?

It's threatening 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 hopeful to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When looking for the right coolant for your 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL 350, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you are using the right coolant is to send your 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 to Plaza Motor Company or give us a call at 3145825294. Schedule service online and use one of our many coolant flush coupons to save today.