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Monthly Archives: October 2021

When's The Last Time You Had Fluid Maintenance?

When's The Last Time You Had Fluid Maintenance?

Your car relies on many different fluids to keep its internal systems properly lubricated and functional. The six essential fluids of every automobile include motor oil, transmission fluid, brake fluid, power steering fluid, coolant, and windshield wiper fluid. If these solutions run low or the liquid is not in good condition, your vehicle could start to show significant problems. Fluid Maintenance Mechanics stress the importance of routine fluid checks for a good reason. The most critical (and frequent) fluid service of all of them is an oil change. The others don't need to be changed or flushed as often. You may hear several phrases concerning fluid maintenance: fluid change and fluid flush. The average individual is likely to use these two terms mutually, which is fine. But you should know that there's a difference between the two. Fluid Change Versus Fluid Flush A fluid change is exactly what it sounds like. It involves draining some or part of the fluid currently in t ... read more

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