The fluids in our vehicles are oftentimes a forgotten element for a significant amount of people. however, knowing what needs those fluids serves and flushing and refilling them regularly is of great importance, so here are the different fluids in your vehicle and how often they need to get flushed and checked:
also known as antifreeze, the coolant is very important to your vehicle because it prevents your engine from overheating during the summer and also prevent it from freezing in the winter, it also helps to lubricate the parts it comes in contact with, a significant amount of engine failures are the result of cooling system failure so keeping an eye for your coolant level is important, most manufacturers recommend changing the coolant every 30,000 miles or every two years.
the brake fluid is used in the hydraulic braking systems of modern cars, it’s duty is to take the force you use on the brake pedal and turn it into pressure that affects your vehicle’s brakes, low brake fluid levels can cause your vehicle to take longer than usual to brake, the recommended distance to get your brake fluid flushed and changed is every 24,000 miles.
transmission oil is used to lubricate all of the moving parts of your transmission some of the signs that you need transmission fluid flush are when you notice gears slipping, transmission overheats, and difficulty shifting, it s recommended that you change transmission fluid every 30,000-60,000 miles.
Power steering fluid
power steering fluid helps us by decreasing the effort required to rotate the wheels by creating a hydraulic link between the steering wheel and front wheels which helps you turn the wheels easily, it is advised that you change the power steering fluid every 75,000 miles.
Engine/Motor Oil is the most important fluid in your vehicle, it lubricates the moving parts of your engine which decreases friction and results in fewer parts wear, changing your engine’s oil regularly is crucial for keeping your engine in a good condition, you should change it every 5000-7500 miles.
if you’re unsure about what type of fluid service you need pay us a visit at nandnauto our team of highly skilled technicians has the expertise and tools to give you the service your vehicle needs.