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What Are The Different Types Of Fluid Leaks?

What Are The Different Types Of Fluid Leaks?

You may notice a pool underneath your car when pulling out of the driver, which means you have a fluid leak. It is crucial to know the fluid leaks your vehicle can have so you can fix them immediately. The following are different types of fluid leaks: Coolant Leak The color of the fluid leak is often a hint as to the type of fluid leak in a car. If you have a green or orange puddle, then it is a coolant leak. A coolant leak is the result of a crack in the car's cooling system. Therefore, you will not have enough coolant meaning some car parts will start overheating and malfunctioning. It is best to check for coolant leaks when the car is hot as the puddle will be visibly bubbling. Oil Leak An oil leak is the most common type of fluid leak. You know you have an oil leak when you see a black puddle underneath your car. Oil leaks can be small and hard to find, but they are often due to a failed gasket. You can replace damaged gaskets and should do so immediately if you notice the ... read more

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