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2014 Lexus IS350 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 freezing point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is highly laborious. 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 constitutional 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 experts 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 distinct coolant that is uncommon to distinct years and models. There are many colors of coolants to help distinguish each including green, red, purple blue, yellow, and orange. It is main to do your research if you plan to buy, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Plentiful models will not be compatible even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Plaza Lexus offers a assortment of coolant flush coupons to help you save now. To shop any 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 Lexus directly at a unusual price.

How long does 2014 Lexus IS350 coolant last?

How commonly 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 definitive information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2014 Lexus IS350 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.

How often should you change coolant in a 2014 Lexus IS350?

Typically, you should have your 2014 Lexus IS350 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 Lexus, we will check your fluid levels and investigate it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make convinced it's diluted properly. It's curious to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make convinced you catch any issues before they cause handy break. When it comes to your 2014 Lexus IS350 engine, it's better safe than sorry.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2014 Lexus IS350?

Common symptoms that your 2014 Lexus IS350 needs a coolant flush are:

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

What color coolant does 2014 Lexus IS350 use?

It's decisive to understand that color doesn't matter. While most Organic Acid Technology (OAT) coolants are frequently 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 frequently 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 watching for the right coolant for your 2014 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 2014 Lexus IS350 to Plaza Lexus or give us a call at 3145823688. Schedule service online and use one of our many coolant flush coupons to save today.

What kind of coolant does 2014 Lexus IS350 use?

There are acceptable 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 important to reference your 2014 Lexus IS350 owner's manual for the explicit 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 skilled service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make convinced the meager coolant is used. Give Plaza Lexus a call today!

How much coolant does a 2014 Lexus IS350 take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly different level of coolant. To see the correct payment needed you should always check your 2014 Lexus IS350 owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Plaza Lexus and we'll resolution any questions you have on coolant levels.

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

What happens if my 2014 Lexus IS350 runs out of coolant?

Your 2014 Lexus IS350 doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a aware percentage alter or your 2014 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.

2014 Lexus IS350 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
  • Flushing the entire system thoroughly
  • Refilling the system with the logical coolant and carefully measuring the dilution percentage