Cheap Oil Change Service
Servicing your car according to the plan of the maintenance schedule is procedure to deal with specific items on the schedule. There are visual checks, adjustments, and components replacement. The maintenance of your car is comprehensive plan, where you can maintain some items but not all others at specified intervals. If you have old or new car the routine maintenance must be followed closely and frequent. Checking your car fluid levels and high wear items that mean you care about your car, same way you care about your health or your family. Your car engine must be kipped in good running condition by doing some checks and oil change.
Why You Need Oil And Oil Filter Change ?
The oil in your car engine is essential fluid, same to the blood in your body. The lubrication of your car engine is done by oil. This oil gradually become contaminated during the functioning of your engine and during certain period of time and mileage that oil must be checked and changed. When you want to check the level of your engine oil always park your car on level ground. To add some more oil in your engine is not enough solution to look after your car engine. Only way to look after your engine, when is the time for the interval service for oil and oil filter change,they must be changed same time. The cost of this two items is not that expensive and is easy to be installed. But the dirty oil damages they are very big and going to cost you lot off money to repair the damages.
Are You Whiling To Do Oil Change?
In our daily life we learn new things, and today is your turn to learn one of this new things is about cheap oil change. If you are beginner, or is your first time you want to do oil and oil filter change, you never been under your car it’s your time to familiarize yourself with the location of the oil filter and the oil drain plug. The location of oil filter is different from car to another, just stay away and be careful you don’t get burn by the exhaust if your car oil filter is situated not far from the exhaust. To change your car engine oil you need tools. This tools are not expensive and they can be used for any cars.
Drain Pan: ( or you can make your own pan using empty oil container)
Oil Filter Wrench:
You find different one by your auto parts shop and the prices not that expensive. Some of the filter wrench can be used only if you have space and clearance. The oil filter should be also screwed on the engine not inside special oil casing. Make of cars like BMW, and the newest VW and AUDI you don’t use this filter wrench.
Power Bar or Ratchet (Break Bar):
This one is necessary because the drain plug is very tight and you need to use strong force to loose it .
Going to be used with the power bar or the ratchet. Before you buy one you need to check the size of the drain oil plug or you can buy complete socket set. You can use the socket also to loose your wheel nuts or bolts. You should get also some rags and newspaper to clean or mop up any oil spills.
Your access underside of your car is to raise or jack up your car up and use the support stand if you have one. Now, you have your tools, you warm up your car engine to the operating temperature or for few minute because if the oil is warm will drain better and faster and any build up particles will be removed and drained with oil. Due to the oil going to flow from the pan with some force , lie down news paper, or large plastic bags under your car, position the pan under the drain plug. Use the power bar and socket to loose the drain plug. Because the oil is hot you can wear your cloves unscrewing the drain plug the final few turns. Allow the old oil to drain into the pan. When the oil flow slows to trickles clean and wipe the drain plug from small particles for you don’t contaminate the new oil. Clean the area around the drain plug opening and fit back the drain plug. Tighten the plug with the power bar.
Place the pan under the oil filter and loose it using the filter wrench if is necessary. The chain or the metal band filter wrenches my can damage the oil filter, don’t worry about that, in any case you going to fit new oil filter. When the oil filter is completely unscrewed, just be careful it’s full of oil, empty the oil in the pan. Now, you can remove the pan and clean the area. Double check if the old filter you remove it with gasket. Some time the gasket seal get stuck on the placement of the oil filter, if is still there just remove it. The new oil seal come with the new oil filter.
How To Fit Oil Filter And Full Up Oil In Your Car Engine
On the top side of the new oil filter is rubber gasket seal, apply a light coat of clean oil on it. Fit the new oil filter, and do not use the oil filter wrench to tighten it. You remember the oil wrench chain can cause damage to the oil filter, and do not over tightening for you don’t damage the seal. After fitting the oil filter remove all your tools and rags from under your car, be careful not to spill the oil in the working place. On the top of your car engine locate the oil cap and remove it. Open your new oil can and pour the fresh oil in your car engine use your funnel if you have one. After pouring three or four quarts of the new oil, wait for few minutes to allow the oil to drop down into the sump, and then check the level on the oil dipstick. If the oil level is low to the mark start your car engine to allow the oil to circulate. Run the engine for a minute and switch off the engine and check under your car for oil leaks at the oil sump drain plug and around the oil filter. If is any leak, tighten it a little more. The new oil circulated and the oil filter is completely full, recheck the level on the dipstick and full up oil to the mark as necessary. This is your first time you change your car engine oil and oil filter, after few trips check frequently for leaks and right oil level. Is done by you, it was easy, and cost you less. This is cheap oil change.
The environment is important to all of us, there are places they collect the old oil. So don’t through the old oil anywhere.
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