Your vehicle needs certain fluids to keep running smoothly. Low fluid levels can point to a bigger problem, like a leak in the system.
How to Check Your Vehicle’s Fluid Levels: Step-by-step
- Park your vehicle on level ground.
- Pop the hood.
- Take a flashlight and look at the reservoirs.
- Check the fluid level against the minimum and maximum marks on the reservoir.
- You can top up your windshield washer fluid. If other fluids are low, that might mean a bigger problem that a repair shop should fix.
Tip: If your car needs repairs, check our list of Approved Auto Repair Service facilities.