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2014 Mercedes-Benz CL 550 Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is typically 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 lower the chilly point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely dominant. 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 constitutional 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 advisors handle your coolant flush.

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

Plaza Mercedes offers a collection 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 Plaza Motor Company directly at a accomplished price.

How much coolant does a 2014 Mercedes-Benz CL 550 take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly distinctive level of coolant. To see the exact reward essential you should always check your 2014 Mercedes-Benz CL 550 owner's manual. Give us a call or transport your vehicle to Plaza Motor Company and we'll answer each questions you have on coolant levels.

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

How long does 2014 Mercedes-Benz CL 550 coolant last?

How frequently you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are copious 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 interchanged, check your 2014 Mercedes-Benz CL 550 maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Plaza Motor Company a call at 3145825294 immediately 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.

2014 Mercedes-Benz CL 550 Coolant Flush

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

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

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2014 Mercedes-Benz CL 550?

Common symptoms that your 2014 Mercedes-Benz CL 550 needs a coolant flush are:

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

What kind of coolant does 2014 Mercedes-Benz CL 550 use?

There are frequent 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 startling to reference your 2014 Mercedes-Benz CL 550 owner's manual for the exact type of coolant necessary and the peculiar intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Mercedes-Benz CL 550 trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make confident the realistic coolant is used. Give Plaza Motor Company a call today!

How often should you change coolant in a 2014 Mercedes-Benz CL 550?

Typically, you should have your 2014 Mercedes-Benz CL 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 inspect it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make positive it's diluted correctly. It's stern to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make positive you catch any issues before they cause perilous damage. When it comes to your 2014 Mercedes-Benz CL 550 engine, it's better safe than sorry.

What color coolant does 2014 Mercedes-Benz CL 550 use?

It's consistent 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 are using. When researching for the right coolant for your 2014 Mercedes-Benz CL 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 2014 Mercedes-Benz CL 550 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.

What happens if my 2014 Mercedes-Benz CL 550 runs out of coolant?

Your 2014 Mercedes-Benz CL 550 doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a positive percentage range or your 2014 Mercedes-Benz CL 550 engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant exclusively 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.