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2017 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is generally a liquid or gas substance used to regulate the temperature of your engine. Liquid coolants are commonly half water and half ethylene glycol. Water is used to transfer heat while ethylene glycol is used to lower the chilled point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is tremendously difficult. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the extensive ingredient in the famous 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 respectable coolant.

You can purchase ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water additional, or you can purchase full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being additional to the engine system. Give the experts at Mercedes-Benz of Chesterfield a call at 3145979489 or schedule service online and let one of our technicians and service veterans handle your coolant flush.

Every vehicle manufacturer, including Mercedes-Benz has developed its own coolant or requires a confident coolant that is uncommon to exact years and models. There are copious colors of coolants to help distinguish every including blue, green, yellow, purple red, and orange. It is extensive to do your research if you plan to buy, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Several models will not be exciting even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

MB of Chesterfield offers a variety of coolant flush coupons to help you save straightaway. To shop 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 Mercedes-Benz of Chesterfield directly at a exceptional price.

How long does 2017 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 coolant last?

How consistently 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 specific information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2017 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Mercedes-Benz of Chesterfield a call at 3145979489 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 2017 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 use?

It's convincing 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 2017 Mercedes-Benz GL 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 2017 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 to Mercedes-Benz of Chesterfield or give us a call at 3145979489. Schedule service online and use one of our innumerable coolant flush coupons to save today.

What kind of coolant does 2017 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 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 crucial to reference your 2017 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 owner's manual for the specific type of coolant essential and the peculiar intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Mercedes-Benz GL 350 professional service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make convinced the lawful coolant is used. Give Mercedes-Benz of Chesterfield a call today!

2017 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 Coolant Flush

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

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

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2017 Mercedes-Benz GL 350?

Common symptoms that your 2017 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 needs a coolant flush are:

  • Unusual grinding noises can come from the engine
  • Steam will come from the radiator or hood
  • Sometimes, albeit unlikely, you'll be capable to smell an odd burning odor coming from under the hood.
  • Your heater may avoid working
  • Coolant will naturally leak out when the engine is running. Check the ground when you park.
  • Sediment or rust will be clear in the coolant
  • Your temperature gauge will learn well above necessary with the engine on for plentiful minutes.
  • Your check engine light may turn on

How much coolant does a 2017 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly alternative level of coolant. To see the explicit amount crucial you should always check your 2017 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your automobile to Mercedes-Benz of Chesterfield and we'll answer any questions you have on coolant levels.

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

What happens if my 2017 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 runs out of coolant?

Your 2017 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a exact percentage variety or your 2017 Mercedes-Benz GL 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.

How often should you change coolant in a 2017 Mercedes-Benz GL 350?

Typically, you should have your 2017 Mercedes-Benz GL 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 Mercedes-Benz of Chesterfield, we will check your fluid levels and investigate it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make satisfied it's diluted correctly. It's basic to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make satisfied you catch any issues before they cause critical damage. When it comes to your 2017 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 engine, it's better dependable than apologetic.