Why should I check my vehicle for leaks?

Most auto fluids don’t dissolve in water. They last a long time and stick to everything from sand to bird feathers. Oil and other petroleum products are toxic to people, wildlife, and plants. Rain washes the fluids that leaks from our cars onto driveways, roads, and into storm drains.

A small leak can turn into an expensive repair if you don't address it right away. Learn more about vehicle leaks and how to identify what kind of fluid is leaking.

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3. Why should I check my vehicle for leaks?
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