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What Are the 6 Essential Vehicle Fluids?

What Are the 6 Essential Vehicle Fluids?

If you aren't aware of the importance of fluid maintenance, then you might want to start learning. Similar to the water we consume, your vehicle needs various fluids to stay active and driving. If these six fluids aren't regularly inspected and topped off, your automobile will be at risk of lower performance, gas mileage, and value, as well as a higher risk of a breakdown or collision.    What are the 6 Essential Fluids? The six essential fluids that every car needs are engine oil, transmission fluid, brake fluid, coolant, power steering fluid, and windshield washer fluid.   Engine Oil Engine oil, also referred to as motor oil, is the most vital fluid of all. As you may know, its primary job is to lubricate and protect your engine's components from overheating. As a responsible vehicle owner, you should know which type of oil your vehicle takes. You can find the oil specifications for your car in the owner's manual if you are unsure. There are 3 mai ... read more