What Fluids Can Leak From My Vehicle?

As your vehicle gets older, it becomes prone to leaks that can come from various components. Whenever you see fluid underneath your vehicle, you should take notice because you may have a serious situation on your hands. Other leaks are slow and take time to develop. Here are the most common ones.

The six most common leaks coming from your vehicle are motor oil, transmission fluid, coolant, gear oil or differential fluid, power steering fluid and even water. The last one often happens when it's hot and humid outside. It's natural, so you don't have to worry about it.

When you see fluid on the ground where you parked, check its color. Motor oil has the telltale dark brown/black color, while other fluids are generally orange to red or even grey or clear. Whenever you see fluid, bring your vehicle in to the service department at

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