Car Leaking Advice

August 15th, 2018 by

2018 Land Rover Discovery Sport Off Roading

If you’ve noticed that your vehicle is leaking while you’re driving around Massapequa or a warning light appears, you probably have two questions on your mind: One, why is your car leaking? And two, what exactly is leaking from it? Even if you don’t have a Land Rover , Land Rover Freeport can help you answer both of these questions:

  • Pink/Red Fluid: If you see pink or red fluid leaking from your car, don’t worry. It’s likely either power steering fluid or transmission fluid. Our highly-qualified technicians at Land Rover Freeport can help diagnose whether the problem affects the transmission or power steering system.
  • Dark Brown Fluid: Another slightly disgusting appearance, dark brown fluid typically involves issues with either brake fluid or motor oil. Motor oil turns dark brown and becomes more viscous after a significant amount of time. Either of these issues can result in potentially life-threatening problems, so be sure to take your vehicle into a service center as soon as you notice dark brown fluid.
  • Light Brown Fluid: Typically, light brown fluid indicates either motor oil or gear lubricant. The way you can tell is that gear lubricant has a significant odor, while motor oil only smells if it is on fire.
  • Green Fluid: The presence of green fluid is usually a clear indication of antifreeze leaks. This problem is often caused by loose hoses or clamps. Make sure you’re using the right antifreeze by checking your owner’s manual.
  • Blue Fluid: Blue fluid is 99.9% of the time windshield wiper fluid. This is an easy fix as our Freeport technicians can quickly identify leaking components and patch the system up to ensure it does not continue to leak.
  • Clear Fluid: Fortunately, clear fluid leaks are nothing to be worried about. In fact, if you notice clear fluid, Land Rover Freeport has some good news for you: Your vehicle’s air conditioning system is working properly, and the fluid you’ve noticed is simply condensation emitted from this system.
Mechanic checking under hood of car
Mechanic looking under car up on lift

Get Great Deals on Service at Land Rover Freeport

Whether you’re looking for an affordable oil change, a new set of tires or other maintenance work, Land Rover Freeport is here to help with great deals on affordable service performed by highly-qualified technicians. Schedule service online to get started!


Land Rover Freeport Service Specials

Brake Replacement
$100 Off Brake Replacement

Front or Rear Brake Pads & Rotors

*Plus any applicable tax, shop supplies, waste disposal, and environmental fees. Coupon must be presented prior to service write-up. Cannot be combined with any other discount or offer, public or private. Cannot be applied to any previous charges or invoices. Limit one coupon per customer.

Oil Change Special
$35 Off Any Oil Change

*Plus any applicable tax, shop supplies and environmental fees. Coupon must be presented prior to service write-up. Cannot be combine with any other discount or offer, public or private. Cannot be applied to any previous charges or invoices. Limit one coupon per customer.

Pothole Special
$289 Pothole Special

4-Wheel Alignment • Tire Rotation • Inspect Brakes

Inspect Tires • Inspect & Re-torque Suspension Components

*Plus any applicable tax, shop supplies and environmental fees. Coupon must be presented prior to service write-up. Cannot be combined with any other discount or offer, public or private. Cannot be applied to any previous charges or invoices. Limit one coupon per customer.

Scheduled Maintenance
10% Off Scheduled Maintenance

*Max discount $250. Plus any applicable tax, shop supplies and environmental fees. Coupon must be presented prior to service write-up. Cannot be combine with any other discount or offer, public or private. Cannot be applied to any previous charges or invoices. Limit one coupon per customer.

Tire Special
Tire Special $25 or $50 Off

4-Wheel Alignment With Purchase of Tires

Buy 2 Tires Take $25 Off 4-Wheel Alignment

Buy 4 Tires Take $50 Off 4-Wheel Alignment

*Plus any applicable tax, shop supplies and environmental fees. Coupon must be presented prior to service write-up. Cannot be combined with any other discount or offer, public or private. Cannot be applied to any previous charges or invoices. Limit one coupon per customer.

Clean Air Filter Special
10% Off Cabin Air Filter

Breathe easier – Filter out dust, pollen and other airborne irritants.

*Plus any applicable tax, shop supplies and environmental fees. Coupon must be presented prior to service write-up. Cannot be combined with any other discount or offer, public or private. Cannot be applied to any previous charges or invoices. Limit one coupon per customer.


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