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2019 Lexus RX 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 usually half water and half ethylene glycol. Water is used to transfer heat while ethylene glycol is used to decrease the agreeable point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extraordinarily essential. Interestingly enough, this isn't the authentic time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the essential 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 available 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 experts at Plaza Lexus a call at 3145823688 or schedule service online and let one of our technicians and service specialists handle your coolant flush.

Every vehicle manufacturer, including Lexus has developed its own coolant or requires a specific coolant that is uncommon to distinct years and models. There are copious colors of coolants to help distinguish each including green, blue, yellow, red, purple and orange. It is critical to do your research if you plan to invest, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Countless models will not be imposing even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Plaza Lexus offers a range of coolant flush coupons to help you save today. To buy 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 Lexus directly at a humongous price.

How long does 2019 Lexus RX 350 coolant last?

How often you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are countless 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 confident information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2019 Lexus RX 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 color coolant does 2019 Lexus RX 350 use?

It's considerable 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 bold to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When looking for the right coolant for your 2019 Lexus RX 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 2019 Lexus RX 350 to Plaza Lexus or give us a call at 3145823688. Schedule service online and use one of our copious coolant flush coupons to save today.

2019 Lexus RX 350 Coolant Flush

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

  • Adding a cleaner compound to get rid of sediment, corrosion, particles,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 2019 Lexus RX 350?

Common symptoms that your 2019 Lexus RX 350 needs a coolant flush are:

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

What happens if my 2019 Lexus RX 350 runs out of coolant?

Your 2019 Lexus RX 350 doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a conclusive percentage range or your 2019 Lexus RX 350 engine aspects can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant entirely due to a leak or low fluid levels, your entire engine system can be compromised from the gaskets to the pistons or even the engine block itself.

How often should you change coolant in a 2019 Lexus RX 350?

Typically, you should have your 2019 Lexus RX 350 coolant flush completed each 30,000 miles or each 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 inspect it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make confident it's diluted accurately. It's crucial to have this checked each 15,000 miles to make confident you catch any issues before they cause unstable damage. When it comes to your 2019 Lexus RX 350 engine, it's better safe than sorry.

What kind of coolant does 2019 Lexus RX 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 mean the same thing. It's curious to reference your 2019 Lexus RX 350 owner's manual for the precise type of coolant imperative and the explicit intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Lexus RX 350 trained service mechanics for each information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make sure the exact coolant is used. Give Plaza Lexus a call today!

How much coolant does a 2019 Lexus RX 350 take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly odd level of coolant. To see the specific deposit decisive you should always check your 2019 Lexus RX 350 owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your car to Plaza Lexus and we'll answer any questions you have on coolant levels.

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