What's That Leak?

If you move your vehicle and see fluid on the ground, you need to know what kind of fluid it is that's been leaking. There are a few that are more common than others. One is oil. It will have a black or dark brown appearance. An oil leak could be something as simple as a bolt being loose or something is severe as a gasket that needs to be replaced.

Antifreeze is another common fluid that leaks from vehicles. While driving in Riverhead, you might notice that the temperature in your car increases if there is an antifreeze leak. Antifreeze or coolant is usually a greenish color and often indicates that there is an issue with your radiator, thermostat, or water pump. This is an important issue to have examined by Riverhead Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram before it results in lengthy periods of the car's temperature being at higher levels.

Other common fluids that could leak from your vehicle include transmission fluid and power steering fluid. Each type that leaks can give you an idea as to what could be wrong with your vehicle, but getting it examined would be the best option.



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