This chapter focused on: Types of Fluids.
- Car Talk Discussion on Antifreeze Color
- Wikipedia Article “Antifreeze”
- Prestone Antifreeze
- Peak Antifreeze
Fluids in the automobile have critical functions. Fluids that are neglected and run low for long periods of time add stress to components and can cause premature damage. Practice preventative maintenance by checking fluid levels frequently. Always refer to your owner’s manual to identify the correct type of fluid for your specific vehicle. Using incorrect fluids can harm vital systems and could cause a hazardous situation while driving. Most of the fluids used in automobiles are toxic. Antifreeze has a sweet taste to animals and can be fatal if ingested. Dispose of all fluids properly. Always wash your hands thoroughly after checking and adding fluids.
Activities and Study Questions
Activities and study questions can be completed in the Auto Upkeep Workbook.
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