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Is Your Vehicle Showing Signs of a Leak?

Is Your Vehicle Showing Signs of a Leak?

Fluid leaks are common, especially if your vehicle is older. While not all leaks mean the car is in dire straits, they are trying to tell you to pay attention to your car. Most people know that when they see a rainbow on the ground under their car, it is likely leaking oil. But what about other possible leaks? Here are some other fluids and what they look like when they leak so you can diagnose it and get the vehicle in for service as soon as possible. Brake Fluid This fluid is a light brown and will usually leave a puddle near a tire. Your brakes are crucial to your safety so if you notice this kind of leak, get your vehicle services right away. Coolant Leaks The coolant is a bright green color, usually, but it could also come out as yellow or pink. It prevents your engine from overheating, so if you see this leak, get the car checked over so you don't have engine issues down the road. Transmission Fluids These leaks will look red or brown in color and when you see those ton ... read more