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Tim’s Truck Capital Tips: Five Fluids to Check

Posted at Mon, Sep 25, 2017 2:30 PM

Fall and winter weather are on the way, and that means it’s more important than ever to keep your vehicle running great.The last thing you want is to end up on the side of the road in the rain or snow, right?At Tim’s Truck Capital and Auto Sales in Epsom, NH, we know how important it is to check five different fluid levels in your vehicle.Whether you’re driving a new vehicle or one that’s got some miles under its belt, it’s important to pay attention to these five fluid levels.

Engine Oil

First of all, it’s importantto change the oil every 3,000-5,000 miles.If you aren’t sure how long your vehicle can go between oil changes, be sure to talk to one of our service experts at Tim’s Truck Capital.They’re happy to help. To check your oil level, remove and wipe clean the dipstick, then reinsert it for a clean read.If the oil is low, add more of the oil your owner’s manual recommends.Do not overfill it.


You’ll find your coolant in a clear overflow plastic container near your radiator.If the liquid is below the minimum line, it’s time to fill it with a 50/50 mix of water and antifreeze.

Brake Fluid

You’ll usually find this in a lear reservoir that’s marked with minimum and maximum lines.If it’s low, fill it and then have the system check to make sure you don’t have a leak.

Power Steering Fluid

You’ll find a small take nea the windshields’ base.The steering fluid should be between the minimum and maximum level marker.If it’s low, bring it to Tim’s Truck Capital.

Windshield Washer Fluid

During the wet winter months it is especially important to have plenty of windshield washer fluid in your vehicle and on hand, because you use more of it in inclement weather.Keep an extra container of it in your garage or utility room so you don’t run out!

Used Cars for Sale in NH: Tim’s Truck Capital

Are you concerned about your current vehicle making it through the winter?If so, we have a great selection of used vehicles and used trucks NH for sale. Our service technicians can also make sure your vehicle is winter ready!Come see us soon.

Tim’s Truck Capital

904 Suncook Valley Hwy

Epsom, NH 03234

Phone: 888.659.1537


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