Your vehicle contains 9 essential fluids that keep your vehicle in good working order. We know your vehicle maintenance schedule for these fluids.
Motor Oil: One of the most important things you can do for your vehicle is regular oil changes. The oil in your vehicle lubricates the moving parts in your vehicles engine.
Brake Fluid: Without brake fluid your vehicle cannot stop safely, this fluid is by far one of the most important fluids in your car. This fluid should be a golden color, if its brown it’s time to replace. It.
Coolant: is a combination of water and specialized radiator coolant, this fluid moves around the engine gathering heat and then returns to the radiator. Then it is transferred to the air, without proper coolant levels your vehicle will quickly overheat and become inoperable.
Transmission Fluid: this is the red fluid of your vehicle that cools and lubricates the gears and inner parts of the transmission. This fluid should be red and not smell burnt, if the fluid is brown or smells burnt it’s time to have it replaced. Regular transmission maintenance involves having your transmission flushed.
Power Steering Fluid: this fluid makes the turning the car easier and when the level is correct the power steering fluid increases the ability of the steering mechanism to direct the tires. When this fluid gets low you might feel a “creaking: in the steering wheel or hear some weird noises.
Battery Fluid: cars that have maintenance-free batteries don’t require checking the battery fluid. Other batteries may at times need the individual cells refilled.
Windshield Wiper Fluid: while this not considered an essential fluid to your vehicles performance it sure helps in cleaning the windshield of dust, bug residue while you drive.
Gear Differential Oil: 4WD and AWD vehicles may have front and rear differentials.
Gas: this is the most common fluid that anyone who drives a car is aware of, without this fluid you won’t be driving for long. When topping off the tank make sure to try and stop after the pump automatically clicks off to protect any kind of charcoal vapor canisters that help take care of emissions.