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2016 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is mostly 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 crisp point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is highly leading. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the main ingredient in the well-known 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 additional, or you can purchase full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being additional to the engine system. Give the experts at Plaza Motor Company a call at 3145825294 or schedule service online and let one of our mechanics and service veterans handle your coolant flush.

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

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What happens if my 2016 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 runs out of coolant?

Your 2016 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a correct percentage range or your 2016 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 engine components can start to rust, break, 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.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2016 Mercedes-Benz GL 350?

Common symptoms that your 2016 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 needs a coolant flush are:

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

How much coolant does a 2016 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly other level of coolant. To see the precise amount dominant you should always check your 2016 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 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 avoid burns, make sure your vehicle engine is amiable before checking your coolant level.

What color coolant does 2016 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 use?

It's principal 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 courageous to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When watching for the right coolant for your 2016 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 2016 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 to Plaza Motor Company or give us a call at 3145825294. Schedule service online and use one of our several coolant flush coupons to save today.

How often should you change coolant in a 2016 Mercedes-Benz GL 350?

Typically, you should have your 2016 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 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 scan it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make positive it's diluted properly. It's various to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make positive you catch each issues before they cause destructive damage. When it comes to your 2016 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 engine, it's improved safe than apologetic.

2016 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 Coolant Flush

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

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

What kind of coolant does 2016 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 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 imply the alike thing. It's remarkable to reference your 2016 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 owner's manual for the decisive type of coolant necessary and the particular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Mercedes-Benz GL 350 trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make positive the apt coolant is used. Give Plaza Motor Company a call today!

How long does 2016 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 coolant last?

How frequently 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 various information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2016 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 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.