How Often Should I Get My Fluids Changed?

January 25th, 2018 by

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Maintaining proper fluid levels in your vehicle is essential to achieving peak levels of performance, efficiency, longevity, and value in your vehicle. Contingencies can arise, so it’s always a good idea to have you vehicle’s fluid levels checked whenever you bring it in for service. Check your vehicle owner’s manual for specifics on your specific year, make, and model, but in general the following guidelines will prove useful when you’re trying to figure out how often to get your fluids changed in Stephenville or Abilene.

Fluid Type When to Change
Motor oil ~3,000-5,000 miles – Conventional

~5,000 miles – Synthetic blend

~10,000 miles – Full synthetic

Transmission oil ~30,000-100,000 miles
Coolant ~50,000-100,000 miles
Power steering fluid ~30,000 miles
Brake fluid ~2 years
Differential oil ~30,000 miles – Conventional

~60,000 miles – Synthetic

Get Your Fluids Checked or Replaced Near Brownwood

Trust us – you don’t want to find out what happens if you don’t change your engine oil or another important fluid! At Bayer Auto Group, we have a full team of certified technicians who will check your fluid levels when you come in for service, replace them if needed, and let you know about other service needs like changing your tires. We also make it easy to improve your coverage with Mopar® Vehicle ProtectionCome see us at any of our dealer service centers for help with common issues such as a car leaking water, or contact us if you have other questions!