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2013 Honda CR-Z Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is ordinarily a liquid or gas substance used to regulate the temperature of your engine. Liquid coolants are typically half water and half ethylene glycol. Water is used to transfer heat while ethylene glycol is used to lower the freezing point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is remarkably essential. This undoubtedly 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 mixed to develop the proper 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 experts at Coggin Honda Jacksonville a call at 9047478668 or schedule service online and let one of our technicians and service consultants handle your coolant flush.

Every car manufacturer, including Honda has developed its own coolant or requires a specific coolant that is unique to individual years and models. There are many colors of coolants to help distinguish each including yellow, purple blue, red, green, and orange. It is critical 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 wide range of coolant flush coupons to help you save today. 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 Jacksonville directly at a great price.

How long does 2013 Honda CR-Z 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. Up until the mid-1990s there was virtually 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 suggested 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 details on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2013 Honda CR-Z maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Coggin Honda Jacksonville a call at 9047478668 today and ask one of our OEM-trained technicians or advisers. You can again book an appointment online and we'll take care of your coolant service for you.

What color coolant does 2013 Honda CR-Z use?

It's important 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. So evidently, there's quite a bit of overlap. Then you have Inorganic Acid Technology (IAT) coolants that are frequently green, yet, some manufacturers sell them in blue. At the end of the day, constantly be sure to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When looking for the correct coolant for your 2013 Honda CR-Z, you need to constantly check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you are using the right coolant is to send your 2013 Honda CR-Z to Coggin Honda Jacksonville or give us a call at 9047478668. Schedule service online and use one of our many coolant flush coupons to save today.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2013 Honda CR-Z?

Common symptoms that your 2013 Honda CR-Z needs a coolant flush are:

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

2013 Honda CR-Z Coolant Flush

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

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

How often should you change coolant in a 2013 Honda CR-Z?

Normally, you should have your 2013 Honda CR-Z coolant flush concluded every 30,000 miles or every two years. There are certain instances where your vehicle can go without a flush for a longer period of time. When you bring your vehicle into Coggin Honda Jacksonville, we will check your fluid levels and check out it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make sure it's diluted properly. It's important to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make sure you catch any issues before they cause dramatic damage. When it comes to your 2013 Honda CR-Z engine, it's better secure than sorry.

What happens if my 2013 Honda CR-Z runs out of coolant?

Your 2013 Honda CR-Z doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a specific percentage range or your 2013 Honda CR-Z engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreplaceably broken. If you run out of coolant totally due to a leak or poor fluid levels, your whole engine system can be compromised from the gaskets to the pistons or even the engine block itself.

What kind of coolant does 2013 Honda CR-Z use?

There are many types and colors of coolant from inorganic to organic to hybrid. To make things even more baffling, the color of the coolant doesn't repeatedly mean the same thing. It's critical to reference your 2013 Honda CR-Z owner's manual for the specific type of coolant necessary and the specific intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service finished. Or you can call one of our Honda CR-Z factory certified service mechanics for any advice you need. We can still schedule you an appointment to make sure the correct coolant is used. Give Coggin Honda Jacksonville a call today!

How much coolant does a 2013 Honda CR-Z take or need?

Every make and model requires a distinct level of coolant. To see the precise amount required you should repeatedly check your 2013 Honda CR-Z owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Coggin Honda Jacksonville and we'll answer any questions you have on coolant levels.

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