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2013 Lexus IS350 Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is often 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 climactic. 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 great coolant.

You can purchase ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water supplemental, or you can purchase full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being supplemental to the engine system. Give the consultants at Plaza Lexus a call at 3145823688 or schedule service online and let one of our technicians and service consultants handle your coolant flush.

Every vehicle manufacturer, including Lexus has developed its own coolant or requires a confident coolant that is unique to definitive years and models. There are divergent colors of coolants to aid distinguish each including yellow, blue, purple red, green, and orange. It is needed to do your research if you plan to buy, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Diverse models will not be admissible even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

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How long does 2013 Lexus IS350 coolant last?

How often you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are plentiful 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 discernable information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2013 Lexus IS350 maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Plaza Lexus a call at 3145823688 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.

How much coolant does a 2013 Lexus IS350 take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly odd level of coolant. To see the authentic amount main you should always check your 2013 Lexus IS350 owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Plaza Lexus and we'll answer any questions you have on coolant levels.

WARNING - To avert burns, make fearless your vehicle engine is congenial before checking your coolant level.

How often should you change coolant in a 2013 Lexus IS350?

Typically, you should have your 2013 Lexus IS350 coolant flush completed every 30,000 miles or every two years. There are some instances where your automobile can go without a flush for a longer period of time. When you bring your automobile into Plaza Lexus, we will check your fluid levels and inspect it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make sure it's diluted correctly. It's big to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make sure you catch any issues before they cause hazardous damage. When it comes to your 2013 Lexus IS350 engine, it's better safe than guilty.

2013 Lexus IS350 Coolant Flush

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

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

What happens if my 2013 Lexus IS350 runs out of coolant?

Your 2013 Lexus IS350 doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a palpable percentage collection or your 2013 Lexus IS350 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 2013 Lexus IS350?

Common symptoms that your 2013 Lexus IS350 needs a coolant flush are:

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

What color coolant does 2013 Lexus IS350 use?

It's necessary 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 positive to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When looking for the right coolant for your 2013 Lexus IS350, 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 Lexus IS350 to Plaza Lexus or give us a call at 3145823688. Schedule service online and use one of our copious coolant flush coupons to save immediately.

What kind of coolant does 2013 Lexus IS350 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 mean the same thing. It's tall to reference your 2013 Lexus IS350 owner's manual for the particular type of coolant needed and the particular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Lexus IS350 trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make satisfied the apt coolant is used. Give Plaza Lexus a call today!