How to Change Car Oil It’s Not as Difficult as You Think

by | Sep 8, 2014 | Fuel Advice | 0 comments

If you own a car, it won’t take you much of time to realize that maintenance is difficult and also quite expensive.
Garage booking would be a great option to keep your car safe and you don’t need to worry about hazards as to broken vehicle. It always makes sense to pick up some lessons about maintenance/repairing of your own car.


Topping up fluids, tyres and regular oil change will keep your car in a good working condition. A lot of car owners
follow the first two but start panicking if there is any need to change oil. Most of the motorists believe that it is very hard task and so avoid doing this. However, if you learn the process of oil change, you will realize that it’s not as hard as you have thought.
You should be armed with a few
materials as follows:
  • A top up of fuel (amount depends on how much is
    acceptable to your car)
  • A car jack and an oil filter
  • A funnel, bucket and cloth
  • A spammer

After you are ready with all these

essentials, you should first leave your car on and after that, allow engine
running for about 15-20 minutes. This way, fuel will heat up and also get
removed from your vehicle.
Turn your engine off and open the bonnet. After the car is jacked up, carefully put yourself under the vehicle and
also place the bucket just under the engine. Find out the draining plug and then take it out to allow the fuel flow.
After it is complete, you may require changing oil filter. Then you have to check everything whether all are correctly
closed and pour the oil into engine top. You should allow the engine to run as that is the only way to ensure if everything is right. Don’t forget to clean your surroundings. The best is to steam clean the engine as it will give your car a glossy finish.
However, I would suggest taking experts’ help if it is a case of wrong
So let the specialists handle the task on your behalf.