Windshield washer fluid keeps dirt and debris from collecting on a vehicle’s windshield, allowing the driver full visibility and making it an essential safety item. Windshield washer fluid should be checked monthly and drivers should use a fluid that is specially formulated for their climate.
Engine oil lubricates the moving parts of a vehicle’s engine, helping keep the engine clean and preventing wear and overheating. Neglecting to change a vehicle’s oil can lead to costly repairs, including replacement. Engine oil levels should be checked frequently and changed per the owner’s manual.
At AutoTrust we use BG Motor Oil Additive to aid in prevention of additive depletion and the creation of sludge and other harmful buildup in the oil. To date this has save numerous engines from failure.
Coolant absorbs heat from the engine and dissipates it through the radiator and heat exchanger. Because coolant breaks down over time, neglecting it can lead to corrosion, rust and engine overheating. Flushing and replacing coolant every two to four years, depending upon usage , will help prevent costly repairs.
Checking fluids is vital to the life of your car and when done in a timely fashion is inexpensive to do.