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Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 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 mostly half water and half ethylene glycol. Water is used to transfer heat while ethylene glycol is used to lower the freezing point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is remarkably critical. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the main ingredient in the common 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 lawful 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 advisors handle your coolant flush.

Every vehicle manufacturer, including Mercedes-Benz has developed its own coolant or requires a clear coolant that is unique to definite years and models. There are plentiful colors of coolants to help distinguish each including red, purple blue, yellow, green, and orange. It is main 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.

Plaza Mercedes offers a variety of coolant flush coupons to help you save today. To shop each 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 distinctive price.

What kind of coolant does Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 use?

There are innumerable 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 indicate the same thing. It's crucial to reference your Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 owner's manual for the positive type of coolant crucial and the explicit intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make hopeful the apt coolant is used. Give Plaza Motor Company a call today!

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

Your Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a receptive percentage assortment or your Mercedes-Benz GLE 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.

What color coolant does Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 use?

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

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

Typically, you should have your Mercedes-Benz GLE 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 deliver 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 positive it's diluted correctly. It's necessary 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 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 engine, it's better secure than sorry.

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

Every make and model requires a slightly disparate level of coolant. To see the authentic amount vital you should always check your Mercedes-Benz GLE 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 confident your car engine is pleasant before checking your coolant level.

How long does Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 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 peculiar information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your Mercedes-Benz GLE 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 technicians or advisers. You can also book an appointment online and we'll take care of your coolant service for you.

Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 Coolant Flush

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

  • Adding a cleaner compound to get rid of corrosion, particles, sediment,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 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350?

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

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