When Should You Replace the Fluids In Your Vehicle?

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Fluid Replacement Service Interval

Keeping up with your vehicle’s service needs is important as an owner as doing so will help keep your vehicle on the road longer and give you the reliability you desire. If you want to protect your vehicle and extend its life on the road, you’ll need to pay attention to its fluid replacement service intervals and be sure to have them performed when needed. Here, you’ll learn more about the fluid replacement service intervals for some of your vehicle’s required fluids.

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Types of Fluid Replacement Service

Below, you’ll find a list of fluids that need to be replaced in your vehicle with a regularly scheduled service.

  • Engine Oil
  • Brake Fluid
  • Fuel System
  • Differential Fluid
  • Transmission Fluid
  • Transfer Case Fluid
  • Power Steering Fluid
  • Radiator Coolant Fluid
  • A/C Evacuation & Recharge

When Should I Schedule a Fluid Replacement Service for My Vehicle?

Knowing when to replace your vehicle’s fluids will help protect your vehicle and extend its life. Fluid maintenance is an extremely important service you must take care of. View some of the replacement intervals for a variety of vehicle fluids, below, including kilometres, miles, months and years. Check what your vehicle manufacturer’s recommended fluid replacement intervals are to be sure.

  • Engine Oil – 8,000 km / 5,000 miles / 6 Months
  • Brake Fluid – 32,000 km / 20,000 miles / 2 Years
  • Fuel System – 72,000 km / 45,000 miles / 3 Years
  • Differential Fluid – 48,000 km / 30,000 miles / 2 Years
  • Transmission Fluid – 72,000 km / 45,000 miles / 3 Years
  • Transfer Case Fluid – 48,000 km / 30,000 miles / 2 Years
  • Power Steering Fluid – 72,000 km / 45,000 miles / 3 Years
  • Engine Coolant Fluid – km 160,000 / 100,000 miles / 10 Years
  • A/C Evacuation & Recharge – 48,000 km / 30,000 miles / 2 Years

These recommendations for fluid replacement services should be checked for verification in your specific vehicle’s owner’s manual. When the time comes to replace any of your vehicle’s fluids in Hamilton, ON, please consider contacting Parkway Nissan of Stoney Creek to have one of our experienced technicians perform this service for you.

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