When your car alerts you that it’s time for an oil change, how quickly do you do it? If your answer is that you thought the warning light was just a permanent fixture on your dash, maybe it’s time to do some serious soul-searching. It’s easy enough to put off changing your oil and oil filter, but the damage caused by this negligence…
Whether you’re a professional technician or DIY mechanic, you’ve probably confronted at least one stuck oil filter in your career. Here’s how to fix it.
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Learning how to use an oil filter wrench is a good addition to your DIY auto repair know-how. Here’s a rundown of every type on the market.
More auto manufacturers are tucking oil filters into out-of-the way places. Consider installing a remote oil filter to make routine oil changes a breeze.
Changing your oil filter (and oil, of course) is the cornerstone of responsible engine maintenance. But what happens when you go to do the thing and your oil filter is uncooperative? If you know how to remove a stuck oil filter you can get back to taking care of your car to keep it running smoothly….
There are many types of oil filters, and they all play a role in protecting your car’s engine. Let’s take a look at how they differ.
Changing your oil regularly is the cornerstone of good car maintenance. It’s not the cleanest job, but just about anyone can do it. So read up on some tips and tricks to make the job easier, then gather the following tools and supplies and get to it.