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2014 Ford F-150 Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is frequently 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 cut down down the freezing point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely basic. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the main ingredient in the well-known 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 contractual 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 David McDavid Ford a call at 8174207990 or schedule service online and let one of our technicians and service consultants handle your coolant flush.

Every automobile manufacturer, including Ford has developed its own coolant or requires a peculiar coolant that is unique to private years and models. There are many colors of coolants to help distinguish each including purple red, green, blue, yellow, and orange. It is important 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.

McDavid Ford offers a assortment 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 invest coolant or antifreeze from David McDavid Ford directly at a discrete price.

What color coolant does 2014 Ford F-150 use?

It's decisive 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 bold to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When researching for the right coolant for your 2014 Ford F-150, 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 Ford F-150 to David McDavid Ford or give us a call at 8174207990. Schedule service online and use one of our many coolant flush coupons to save today.

How much coolant does a 2014 Ford F-150 take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly assorted level of coolant. To see the specific amount practical you should always check your 2014 Ford F-150 owner's manual. Give us a call or deliver your vehicle to David McDavid Ford and we'll answer each questions you have on coolant levels.

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

How long does 2014 Ford F-150 coolant last?

How constantly 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 explicit information on what intervals your coolant needs to be changed, check your 2014 Ford F-150 maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give David McDavid Ford a call at 8174207990 now 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.

2014 Ford F-150 Coolant Flush

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

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

What kind of coolant does 2014 Ford F-150 use?

There are clear 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 relentless to reference your 2014 Ford F-150 owner's manual for the positive type of coolant needed and the particular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Ford F-150 trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make confident the correct coolant is used. Give David McDavid Ford a call today!

How often should you change coolant in a 2014 Ford F-150?

Typically, you should have your 2014 Ford F-150 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 David McDavid Ford, 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 big to have this checked every 15,000 miles to make fearless you catch any issues before they cause risky damage. When it comes to your 2014 Ford F-150 engine, it's better steady than contrite.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2014 Ford F-150?

Common symptoms that your 2014 Ford F-150 needs a coolant flush are:

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

What happens if my 2014 Ford F-150 runs out of coolant?

Your 2014 Ford F-150 doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a confident percentage range or your 2014 Ford F-150 engine components can start to rust, break, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant fully due to a leak or low fluid levels, your entire engine system can be compromised from the gaskets to the pistons or even the engine block itself.