Chevrolet Fluid Exchange Services near Boston MA
Chevrolet Fluid Exchange Services
To ensure your vehicle is running properly, you should regularly check all the essential fluids that your vehicle requires to operate. There are 7 different types of fluid that are essential for your Chevrolet. Each one has its own function and without the manufacturer recommended amount in your vehicle, the operation may cease to function properly.
It is important to make sure that the fluids in your vehicle were meant to be used in your specific make. Different fluids can contain different levels of chemicals that can wear out lines in your vehicle shorten the life expectancy of moving parts they interact with. Using the right fluid will ensure that the parts in your vehicle operate the way they are supposed to.
We only use GM approved fluids at Quirk Chevrolet.
Engine oil acts as a lubricant to reduce wear on all moving parts of your vehicle’s engine and also cleans, inhibits corrosion, improves sealing, and cools the engine by carrying heat away from moving parts.
Transmission fluid acts as a lubricant for all of the moving parts inside your Chevrolet’s transmission. In an automatic transmission, this fluid also serves as a coolant and a viscous fluid that transmits power from the engine to the transmission. A variety of fluids are used for different transmissions.
Coolant, which is commonly called antifreeze, is a mixture of ethylene or propylene glycol and water, usually in a 50/50 ratio. Servicing the coolant involves draining and/or flushing your car’s cooling system and then replacing the old coolant with fresh coolant.
Your brake fluid is used in a hydraulic brake system. The fluid is used to apply pressure to the brakes.
Power steering fluid is used with hydraulic or electric actuators to add energy to the steering mechanism, so the driver can reduce the physical effort necessary to turn the wheels when a vehicle is stopped or moving slowly.
Diesel Exhaust Fluid is sprayed into the exhaust stream of diesel Chevrolet vehicles to break down dangerous Nitrogen Oxide emissions into harmless nitrogen and water.
A fluid containing a combination of solvents with a detergent that is applied to your windshield to keep high visibility during operation.
Chevrolet vehicles require regular maintenance to keep them running smoothly. You can extend the longevity of your vehicle’s life and cut down on repair costs by simply checking the fluids regularly. Please see your service advisor for any additional details.