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2018 Honda Civic 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 reduce the cold 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 large ingredient in the classic 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 equitable 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 consultants 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, including Honda has developed its own coolant or requires a discrete coolant that is unique to discrete years and models. There are many colors of coolants to help distinguish each including blue, red, purple green, yellow, and orange. It is basic to do your research if you plan to buy, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Many models will not be compatible even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Coggin Honda offers a variety of coolant flush coupons to help you save now. 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 Coggin Honda Fort Pierce directly at a towering value.

How often should you change coolant in a 2018 Honda Civic?

Typically, you should have your 2018 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 fearless it's diluted properly. It's vital to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make fearless you catch all issues before they cause perilous damage. When it comes to your 2018 Honda Civic engine, it's better safe than sorry.

How long does 2018 Honda Civic coolant last?

How frequently 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 peculiar information on what intervals your coolant needs to be replaced, check your 2018 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 2018 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 suggest the same thing. It's notable to reference your 2018 Honda Civic owner's manual for the specific type of coolant needed and the distinct intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Honda Civic trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make positive the honest coolant is used. Give Coggin Honda Fort Pierce a call today!

What color coolant does 2018 Honda Civic use?

It's extraordinary 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 courageous to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When looking for the right coolant for your 2018 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 2018 Honda Civic to Coggin Honda Fort Pierce or give us a call at 7725772585. Schedule service online and use one of our several coolant flush coupons to save today.

What happens if my 2018 Honda Civic runs out of coolant?

Your 2018 Honda Civic doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a conclusive percentage mixture or your 2018 Honda Civic 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.

2018 Honda Civic Coolant Flush

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

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

How much coolant does a 2018 Honda Civic take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly private level of coolant. To see the exact amount basic you should always check your 2018 Honda Civic owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Coggin Honda Fort Pierce and we'll answer all questions you have on coolant levels.

WARNING - To avert burns, make sure your vehicle engine is cheerful before checking your coolant level.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2018 Honda Civic?

Common symptoms that your 2018 Honda Civic needs a coolant flush are:

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