If it’s time for your Chevrolet’s next coolant fluid exchange service, bring it to the experts at Gregg Young Chevrolet of Omaha. Our technicians have the experience and training necessary to service all years and models of Chevrolet cars, trucks, and SUVs.
Cooling system failures are one of the most common reasons that cars break down on the side of the road. The engine in your vehicle generates a lot of heat and a properly functioning cooling system is critical to ensure that it has a long and reliable life. A coolant fluid exchange generally consists of draining the old coolant in your vehicle and then flushing with new coolant to remove any dirt or contaminants left behind. Once the system is determined to be clean, it is then refilled with fresh coolant.
It’s also important to note that most coolants are toxic and old coolant must be disposed of properly. Gregg Young Chevrolet of Omaha has the equipment necessary to safely remove the coolant from your vehicle and dispose of it in a safe and environmentally friendly manner.
The coolant service interval depends on the year and model of vehicle as well as the conditions that it’s driven in. Traditionally the service interval between coolant exchanges was about every two years or 30,000 miles. However, the coolant found in many late model vehicles allows the intervals to be extended to about 5 years or 50,000 miles or upward of 100,000 miles in some cases.
If you are unsure of how often to have the coolant exchanged in your vehicle, you can generally find the information in your owner’s manual. You can also schedule an appointment with our service department to have your system checked out and determine if it needs further service.
Your Chevrolet comes from the factory with a top quality, high performance cooling system. It’s extremely important that the correct coolant is used in order to prevent your vehicle’s cooling system from failing, which could lead to very expensive repairs. For example, using a coolant that doesn’t have enough antifreeze properties may allow the coolant to freeze inside of your engine in cold temperatures. If the coolant freezes it can expand and actually crack the engine block which will generally mean it has to be replaced.
If you think your Chevrolet car, truck, or SUV needs its coolant fluid exchanged and flushed, schedule an appointment with Gregg Young Chevrolet of Omaha today. Our customers come from all over Omaha and the Council Bluffs metro area. We make it easy and convenient to have your vehicle serviced by offering Enterprise car rentals, free WiFi, workstations, and our famous Corvette Café. Book your next Service Appointment with us today.