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.
Occasionally, you may remove a spin-on oil filter to find that it has become bloated at or near the top of the can. Because no other damage is evident, other … Continue Reading What Causes Oil Filter Bloat?
What happen when a spin-on filter is removed from service and upon inspection it is noted that the filter has collapsed in on itself. Why? What has caused this condition? What … Continue Reading What Causes Oil Filter Collapse?
How often should you change your oil filter? The answer is every time you change your engine oil. Here’s why.
Changing an oil filter has always been recommended along with every oil change, yet some suggest doing so less often could save money and time.
Your oil filter does a lot to prevent damage to your engine. Here’s a look at how it works and what happens when you don’t get an oil filter change.