Check the Fluid Levels Before Driving

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Check the Fluid Levels Before Driving









When you get ready to drive, you will want to make sure that your vehicle is in the best condition possible. This can help it to run at to efficiency levels when you drive. Each provides a particular benefit or performs a certain function that is needed so your vehicle can operate. The engine oil helps to lubricate and seal the interior parts of your engine. It also helps to keep your engine clean and cool. It is recommended that you change your oil every three thousand miles, but you may want to change it in preparation for the winter months also. If your engine oil level is too low, you will have low oil pressure, which could cause overheating.


Transmission fluid performs the same functions for the transmission as engine oil does for the engine. The coolant will regulate the temperature of engine by using the fluid to transfer heat from the hottest parts of the engine to the cooler outside air. Brake fluid helps to lubricate the braking system. It is important to know that if you find that you are topping off the brake fluid frequently, and then you should suspect a leak somewhere in the system that needs to be repaired immediately.


If you are not sure how often the fluid levels should be checked, or the oil should be changed, make sure to contact us. We can advise you on the schedule that you need so your vehicle operates efficiently when you drive. If you notice that you have to replace or top off a fluid more frequently than others, it could be a sign there is a leak somewhere in the system. It is important to bring the vehicle in as soon as possible so that we can inspect it. By having the issue inspected at the first sign, you can help to save time, money, and stress in the long run. Also remember to have the vehicle maintained on a regular basis. This can help keep the parts operating effectively when you drive.



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