Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Easily Check Your Oil Level

As a daily driver, one thing consumers should know how to do is check their oil.  It’s a quick, efficient way to avoid risk damage to your engine and ensuing repair costs.


  1. Make sure the engine is hot, this way the oil is less viscous and the maximum amount of oil is in the sump. This allows for a more accurate check.
  2. Open the car hood and locate the oil dipstick and pull it out.
  3. Dry off the dipstick and dip it once more into the hole.
  4. Make sure the oil level is between minimum and maximum. If under minimum, add oil.

Also, here are some common myths when it comes to motor oil:

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