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Changing your engine oil is one of the single most important vehicle maintenance acts you can perform. Over time the oil breaks down and no longer performs its job the way it did when it was new. Your engine 's oil helps absorb heat from the engine and lubricates moving metal parts that would otherwise grind together. As you drive, the oil pump circulates oil within your engine and the oil filter catches the deposits that build up over time. The oil filter performs its own type of car maintenance by keeping the oil clean. But as the oil gets older, the number of deposits in the oil continues to build and the filter is unable to extract all of the material. When this happens, the color of the oil changes and it indicates the oil should be…show more content…
Typically, most engines take between 4 and 6 quarts. Use a funnel to channel the oil to keep it from spilling out onto the engine. Once you 've added the correct amount of oil, lower the car off of the ramps or car jacks. It may take a few minutes for the oil to reach the bottom of the pan because it 's cold and moves slower than hot oil. The oil level should be just below the "full" mark on your dipstick.Once you 've determined that you have the correct amount of oil added to your engine, turn the car on and run it for about five minutes to allow the oil to circulate. Once you 've done this, check for any oil leaks before you clean up.
That is how you change your oil a simple process that saves you money and keeps your car running for as long as you need
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