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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

How and When to Change the Engine Oil In Your Car Part 2

How Do I Change the Oil?

You can save hundreds of dollars if you decide to change the oil yourself. The procedure will vary on the type of engine that you have, but here are the basic tools and steps to help you get started:

You will need:

  • Fresh engine oil (approx. 4 quarts of oil, check your owner’s manual)
  • Oil filter
  • Socket wrench
  • Cotton rag
  • Catch basin
  • Vehicle jack (optional)

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