How to Change Your Oil: A Step by Step Guide

In this guide, I am going to show you how to change your own oil even if you have never done it before. There are several reasons why I recommend learning to change your own oil. These include:

  • It’s actually not that difficult
  • You can save money
  • You can build confidence working on your car
  • Be more in tune with how your car is running

NOTE: This guide is written for the complete novice/beginner, so bear with me for the lengthy explanations.

PART I: PREPARATION
Most of the work in changing your own oil is in gathering the supplies. Once you have all of the items you need, performing the work should take no more than 30-60 minutes. So here’s what you need to get started:

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