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2017 Mercedes-Benz S 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 usually 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 laborious. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the essential ingredient in the traditional 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 equitable coolant.

You can pay cash for ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water increased, or you can pay cash for full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being increased 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 experts handle your coolant flush.

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

Plaza Mercedes offers a mixture 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 big price.

How much coolant does a 2017 Mercedes-Benz S 550 take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly positive level of coolant. To see the authentic amount primary you should always check your 2017 Mercedes-Benz S 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 prohibit burns, make sure your vehicle engine is agreeable before checking your coolant level.

What happens if my 2017 Mercedes-Benz S 550 runs out of coolant?

Your 2017 Mercedes-Benz S 550 doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a appreciative percentage range or your 2017 Mercedes-Benz S 550 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.

What color coolant does 2017 Mercedes-Benz S 550 use?

It's meaningful to understand that color doesn't matter. While most Organic Acid Technology (OAT) coolants are ordinarily 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 ordinarily 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 considering for the right coolant for your 2017 Mercedes-Benz S 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 2017 Mercedes-Benz S 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.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2017 Mercedes-Benz S 550?

Common symptoms that your 2017 Mercedes-Benz S 550 needs a coolant flush are:

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

2017 Mercedes-Benz S 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
  • Flushing the entire system thoroughly
  • Refilling the system with the contractual coolant and carefully measuring the dilution percentage

What kind of coolant does 2017 Mercedes-Benz S 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 meaningful to reference your 2017 Mercedes-Benz S 550 owner's manual for the definite type of coolant needed and the peculiar intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Mercedes-Benz S 550 trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make sure the noble coolant is used. Give Plaza Motor Company a call today!

How often should you change coolant in a 2017 Mercedes-Benz S 550?

Typically, you should have your 2017 Mercedes-Benz S 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 bold it's diluted correctly. It's admissible to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make bold you catch any issues before they cause admissible break. When it comes to your 2017 Mercedes-Benz S 550 engine, it's improved safe than sorry.

How long does 2017 Mercedes-Benz S 550 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 pronounced information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2017 Mercedes-Benz S 550 maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Plaza Motor Company a call at 3145825294 straightaway 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.