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6 Essential Fluids and Car Engine Repair in Lincoln Park

02.18.2022 10:57 am | Okan Sengullu

Water is essential for human survival. Likewise, our vehicles must have certain fluids to operate effectively without breaking down. As a vehicle owner, you need to know what these fluids are and what they do. Oil This one is perhaps the most vital of them all. The primary function of motor oil is to lubricate the engine’s components and prevent them from overheating. As a responsible owner, you need to check the oil level frequently and add oil when needed. When it comes to changing the oil, for most vehicles this should probably be done every 5,000-7,500 miles. Check your owner’s manual for the recommended schedule for oil changes. Windshield Wiper Fluid This fluid is sometimes overlooked, but it’s extremely important, especially during winter when windshields ice over, limiting your vision. Just remember to use winter fluid that won’t freeze on the windshield and helps loosen ice and snow from the glass. Brake Fluid This fluid is absolutely essential for your brakes to operate effectively in slowing and stopping your vehicle. If your brake pedal starts to feel “mushy” or soft when you brake, have your mechanic check the fluid level. Transmission Fluid This fluid lubricates your transmission, like the… Read more

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