Regular car maintenance is something that needs to be done in order to make an automobile last. Some people are careless and avoid taking care of their cars, which results in costly repairs. Changing the oil in your car is a simple process, whether you take your car to a service center, or you change it yourself, this will save you a lot of money in the long run.
The first step for the do-it-yourselfer is to go to your local auto parts store and purchase an oil filter, an oil filter wrench, and the required amount of oil needed to fill your car. While shopping, it may be a good idea to pick up a funnel to decrease your chances of spilling oil all over the engine. Next, find a place with level ground to park your car. A garage would be an ideal place, but sometimes this option is not available to everyone. Although not necessary, the car should be placed on ramps to make crawling under the vehicle easier. Always make sure the parking break is on while doing this.
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