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2014 Honda Civic Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is consistently a liquid or gas substance used to regulate the temperature of your engine. Liquid coolants are frequently half water and half ethylene glycol. Water is used to transfer heat while ethylene glycol is used to lessen the frigid point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is remarkably difficult. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the principal ingredient in the favorite 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 invest ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water added, or you can invest full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being added to the engine system. Give the experts at Coggin Honda Fort Pierce a call at 7725772585 or schedule service online and let one of our technicians and service advisors handle your coolant flush.

Every vehicle manufacturer, encompassing Honda has developed its own coolant or requires a definitive coolant that is uncommon to exact years and models. There are many colors of coolants to help distinguish any including green, blue, purple yellow, red, and orange. It is vital to do your research if you plan to purchase, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Gigantic models will not be exciting even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Coggin Honda offers a variety of coolant flush coupons to help you save expeditiously. 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 Coggin Honda Fort Pierce directly at a good price.

How much coolant does a 2014 Honda Civic take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly distinctive level of coolant. To see the definite amount imperative you should always check your 2014 Honda Civic owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Coggin Honda Fort Pierce and we'll solution any questions you have on coolant levels.

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

How long does 2014 Honda Civic 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 exact information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2014 Honda Civic maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Coggin Honda Fort Pierce a call at 7725772585 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 Honda Civic 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 alike thing. It's crucial to reference your 2014 Honda Civic owner's manual for the discrete type of coolant imperative and the particular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Honda Civic trained service technicians for all information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make hopeful the suitable coolant is used. Give Coggin Honda Fort Pierce a call today!

What happens if my 2014 Honda Civic runs out of coolant?

Your 2014 Honda Civic doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a pronounced percentage variety or your 2014 Honda Civic engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant exclusively 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 2014 Honda Civic?

Common symptoms that your 2014 Honda Civic needs a coolant flush are:

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

What color coolant does 2014 Honda Civic use?

It's perilous to understand that color doesn't matter. While most Organic Acid Technology (OAT) coolants are typically 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 typically green, however, some manufacturers sell them in blue. At the end of the day, always be hopeful to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you are using. When looking for the right coolant for your 2014 Honda Civic, 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 Honda Civic to Coggin Honda Fort Pierce or give us a call at 7725772585. Schedule service online and use one of our many coolant flush coupons to save today.

How often should you change coolant in a 2014 Honda Civic?

Typically, you should have your 2014 Honda Civic 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 Coggin Honda Fort Pierce, we will check your fluid levels and inspect it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make hopeful it's diluted accurately. It's critical to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make hopeful you catch any issues before they cause treacherous damage. When it comes to your 2014 Honda Civic engine, it's better persistent than sorry.

2014 Honda Civic Coolant Flush

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

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