The Importance of Fluids

Your import vehicle makes use of several different fluids to keep its parts moving smoothly and the vehicle running reliably. You should check your fluids every week or when you fill up your vehicle. Checking the fluids and topping them off if a bit low can help maintain your vehicle and prevent costly repairs. Here’s why fluids are important, what fluids you should check, and when to see your mechanic.

Why Fluids Are Important to a Car

Your car is made up of a lot of different metal parts, all working in tandem to produce the result of moving and operating the vehicle. The movement of these parts can generate a significant amount of friction. Friction creates heat, which can fuse or crack metal parts. The only way to ensure that your vehicle will continue to run as intended is to keep your fluids full and clean.

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Why Cabin Filter Replacement Is Important

Most vehicles after 2000 have a cabin filter, and all import vehicles after 2000 have cabin filters. The cabin filter may be a relatively new feature for a lot of vehicles, but it is also one of the best innovations in the last couple of decades. Cabin filters improve the air quality of your vehicle.

Air Pollution Is Everywhere

Air pollution is a problem everywhere, but it is estimated that it is the cause of about 1,100 deaths per year in the state of Washington. Air pollution includes smog, toxic particles, and other toxins borne by the air. This air pollution can enter buildings, homes, and especially cars. The more you can limit your exposure to air pollution, the better your health will be.

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