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2013 Mercedes-Benz SL 550 Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is continually 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 crisp point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely troublesome. Interestingly enough, this isn't the initial time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the principal ingredient in the favorite 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 common coolant.

You can purchase ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water extra, or you can purchase full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being extra to the engine system. Give the experts at Plaza Motor Company a call at 3145825294 or schedule service online and let one of our technicians and service mentors handle your coolant flush.

Every car manufacturer, incorporating Mercedes-Benz has developed its own coolant or requires a accessible coolant that is unique to conclusive years and models. There are bountiful colors of coolants to help distinguish any including blue, red, yellow, green, purple and orange. It is necessary to do your research if you plan to shop, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Many models will not be admissible even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Plaza Mercedes offers a variety of coolant flush coupons to help you save now. To browse 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 Plaza Motor Company directly at a tremendous rate.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL 550?

Common symptoms that your 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL 550 needs a coolant flush are:

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

How long does 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL 550 coolant last?

How mostly you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are bountiful 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 different information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL 550 maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Plaza Motor Company a call at 3145825294 now 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.

2013 Mercedes-Benz SL 550 Coolant Flush

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

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

How often should you change coolant in a 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL 550?

Typically, you should have your 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL 550 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 Plaza Motor Company, we will check your fluid levels and diagnose it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make convinced it's diluted properly. It's vital to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make convinced you catch any issues before they cause scrupulous damage. When it comes to your 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL 550 engine, it's better safe than apologetic.

What kind of coolant does 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL 550 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 advocate the same thing. It's visible to reference your 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL 550 owner's manual for the definitive type of coolant basic and the particular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Mercedes-Benz SL 550 trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make hopeful the polite coolant is used. Give Plaza Motor Company a call today!

How much coolant does a 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL 550 take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly different level of coolant. To see the definite amount needed you should always check your 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL 550 owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Plaza Motor Company and we'll answer any questions you have on coolant levels.

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

What happens if my 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL 550 runs out of coolant?

Your 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL 550 doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a sizable percentage range or your 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL 550 engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant strictly due to a leak or slight 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 SL 550 use?

It's laborious to understand that color doesn't matter. While most Organic Acid Technology (OAT) coolants are regularly 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 regularly 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 SL 550, 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 SL 550 to Plaza Motor Company or give us a call at 3145825294. Schedule service online and use one of our plentiful coolant flush coupons to save today.