What You Need to Know About Fluid Systems

At Langley Chrysler, we understand that you want to keep your vehicle in peak condition without spending a fortune. We are here to assist and recommend the most important service and maintenance work for your car without breaking the bank.

Tip: Checking the fluids in your vehicle regularly prevents breakdown, mechanical damage and prolongs the life of your car or truck.

Why Service Your Motor Oil?

Keeping the engine well lubricate ensures that your engine is in top condition and avoids overheating the vehicle. Having the motor oil keeps you and your vehicle cool and on the road!

Why Service Your Transmission Oil?

The transmission fluid is a lubricant and helps many moving parts of the vehicle. The transmissions fluid is the central nervous system of your car that keeps everything running smoothly.

Tip: There are an array of different fluids that are used for different transmissions. There is a difference between automatic and manual transmission fluids and it is crucial to use the proper fluid for your vehicle.

Manual transmission fluid is recommended to be changed every 50,000 to 100,000 kilometers, depending on the vehicle.

Automatic transmission fluid is recommended every 50,000 kilometers, depending on the vehicle.

Tip: Ask one of our expert service technicians for the best time to change your transmission fluid based on your vehicle history and condition.

Why Service Your Brake Fluid?

If you hear a sound coming from your brakes or if your brakes feel stiff, chances are this is due to your brake fluid. This is an essential fluid to change in order to keep your brakes running in top condition.

Why Service Your Coolant Fluid?

Coolant (also known as antifreeze) is the fluid that absorbs all of the heat from your engine. The coolant then dissipates the heat through the radiator. This fluid is crucial to maintain the temperature of your vehicle, especially during winter.

Why Service Your Radiator Fluid?

The radiator fluid assists with keeping your engine running smoothly for as long as possible. The radiator fluid also keeps your engine safe from abnormal wear and tear. Leaks are especially costly to your vehicle’s operation and can cause damage to the entire radiator and even engine seizure.

Why Service Your Windshield Washer Fluid?

While windshield washer fluid is not necessary to keep your vehicle running, it is a safety feature of your vehicle that allows you to drive without any disruption to your visibility.

Why Service Your Power Steering Flush?

Your power steering system has a steering fluid that lubricates the entire power steering process. The power steering system is responsible for moving and steering your entire vehicle. If not properly lubricated, the power steering can seize and cause damage to your engine or cause vehicle accidents.

Tip: Ask our expert Service team if a Fluid Systems check is necessary and helpful for your vehicle. We are committed to providing you with all the information you need to keep your vehicle on the road and in top shape!