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2014 Lexus GS 350 Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is naturally a liquid or gas substance used to regulate the temperature of your engine. Liquid coolants are naturally half water and half ethylene glycol. Water is used to transfer heat while ethylene glycol is used to lower the frigid point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely crucial. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the leading ingredient in the old 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 instinctive coolant.

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

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

Plaza Lexus offers a collection of coolant flush coupons to assist 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 pay cash for coolant or antifreeze from Plaza Lexus directly at a towering price.

How much coolant does a 2014 Lexus GS 350 take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly private level of coolant. To see the definitive amount decisive you should always check your 2014 Lexus GS 350 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 prevent burns, make bold your vehicle engine is fun before checking your coolant level.

What happens if my 2014 Lexus GS 350 runs out of coolant?

Your 2014 Lexus GS 350 doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a broad percentage mixture or your 2014 Lexus GS 350 engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant totally 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 long does 2014 Lexus GS 350 coolant last?

How constantly 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 specific information on what intervals your coolant needs to be replenished, check your 2014 Lexus GS 350 maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Plaza Lexus a call at 3145823688 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.

What kind of coolant does 2014 Lexus GS 350 use?

There are plentiful 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 illustrate the same thing. It's important to reference your 2014 Lexus GS 350 owner's manual for the clear type of coolant needed and the singular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Lexus GS 350 trained service mechanics for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make satisfied the suitable coolant is used. Give Plaza Lexus a call today!

2014 Lexus GS 350 Coolant Flush

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

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

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2014 Lexus GS 350?

Common symptoms that your 2014 Lexus GS 350 needs a coolant flush are:

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

What color coolant does 2014 Lexus GS 350 use?

It's basic 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 sure to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When looking for the right coolant for your 2014 Lexus GS 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 2014 Lexus GS 350 to Plaza Lexus or give us a call at 3145823688. Schedule service online and use one of our many coolant flush coupons to save at this moment.

How often should you change coolant in a 2014 Lexus GS 350?

Typically, you should have your 2014 Lexus GS 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 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 essential to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make sure you catch any issues before they cause awesome damage. When it comes to your 2014 Lexus GS 350 engine, it's better safe than sorry.