Monthly Archives: September 2021

How to Diagnose a Leak in Your Mercedes Benz By the Color of the Fluid

How to Diagnose a Leak in Your Mercedes Benz By the Color of the Fluid

Mercedes-Benz is a brand that is synonymous with luxury and performance. Though it may be perfect to the eye of its owners, all vehicles have their flaws and mishaps (including Mercedes Benz). One of the most common repairs for Benz that we see at Jeff's Mercedes Auto Service is leakages. Like seeing blood on a human body, we tend to freak out when we see puddling near our vehicles. Certain types of fluid leaks can be more hazardous than others. Today, we will go over how you could determine what kind of fluid leak you have by examining the profile of the leak itself. Here is our fluid guide to determine what's leaking from your vehicle by the color of the fluid.   Red Fluid A red-colored solution usually indicates you've got a leak in your transmission. This problem could stem from a faulty transmission seal or a hole in the line that supports the fluid between systems. Orange Fluid An orange leak can mean multiple things as well. If rust develops inside your rad ... read more