Regularly checking the different fluids is very important to maintain proper functioning
of the car parts. Some fluids will need to be topped up more often than others.
For example, it is recommended to change the engine oil every 10,000 to 15,000
km, while most types of coolant can last a car life. Nevertheless, something
can unexpectedly go wrong as a result of which the fluids are no longer stored
properly. For example, the
coolant reservoir can leak and the car is no longer
provided with the correct cooling.
further damage, we recommend that you check the different fluids regularly. It
is useful to always have the fluids in stock so that they can be refilled
immediately. In addition, you save on high costs at the gas pump when you come
to a stop at the roadside.
Types of car fluids
There are many different types of
fluid that the car uses. All these fluids have a different goal. We will
briefly explain the most important fluids for you below.
Engine oil's main function is to lubricate, clean and cool the rotating parts of the
engine. In addition, with good quality motor oil you can ensure that less fuel
is used. Make sure that you always use the motor oil of the correct viscosity
for your car. Screen wash is the fluid that can be used to clean the windows while you are
on the road. Make sure to use the blue windshield washer fluid in winter. This
variant contains antifreeze, so that the fluid does not freeze in the
reservoir. Additives are the cleaning agents of the engine and the cooling system. Additives can be
used to clean the inside of the systems without having to go to the garage.
coolant in the car keeps the engine from overheating. Therefore, regularly check
whether the fluid is still at the correct level. This will prevent you from
ending up at the side of the road with an overheated engine. Brake fluid is necessary for the car's braking system to function. This fluid ensures that
the car brakes as soon as the brake pedal is pressed.
today are equipped with power steering.
Power steering fluid ensures that this
system runs smoothly and that steering is made easy. Adblue is
used in modern cars with diesel engines. The fluid is stored in a tank and then
does its job in the exhaust. Here, Adblue ensures that emissions are reduced.
to the above fluids, which you should regularly check and top up, you can also
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penetrating oil, gasket sealant, threadlockers and glue & adhesive. When you work with car parts, these resources can come in handy! For
more information you can navigate to the different categories. Buy car fluids
Buying fluids for your car is quick
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