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2014 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 lower the brisk point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extraordinarily vital. 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 suitable coolant.

You can buy ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water additional, or you can buy full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being additional to the engine system. Give the experts at Coggin Honda Saint Augustine a call at 9047478228 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 exact coolant that is unique to definite years and models. There are many colors of coolants to help distinguish each including blue, red, purple yellow, green, and orange. It is troublesome to do your research if you plan to buy, flush, or replace the coolant in your automobile. Frequent 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 browse each 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 Saint Augustine directly at a nice cost.

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 many 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 explicit 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 Saint Augustine a call at 9047478228 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 much coolant does a 2014 Honda Civic take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly contrasting level of coolant. To see the definite amount vital you should always check your 2014 Honda Civic owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your automobile to Coggin Honda Saint Augustine and we'll answer any questions you have on coolant levels.

WARNING - To prevent burns, make fearless your car engine is congenial before checking your coolant level.

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 automobile can go without a flush for a longer period of time. When you bring your automobile into Coggin Honda Saint Augustine, we will check your fluid levels and investigate it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make convinced it's diluted correctly. It's central to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make convinced you catch any issues before they cause threatening damage. When it comes to your 2014 Honda Civic engine, it's better safe than sorry.

2014 Honda Civic Coolant Flush

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

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

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:

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

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 same thing. It's convenient to reference your 2014 Honda Civic owner's manual for the specific type of coolant mandatory and the specific 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 hopeful the honorable coolant is used. Give Coggin Honda Saint Augustine 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 extant percentage range or your 2014 Honda Civic engine components can start to rust, wear and tear, 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.

What color coolant does 2014 Honda Civic use?

It's imposing to understand that color doesn't matter. While most Organic Acid Technology (OAT) coolants are usually 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 usually 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 glancing 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 Saint Augustine or give us a call at 9047478228. Schedule service online and use one of our many coolant flush coupons to save today.