4 Symptoms of a Bad Oil Pump, Location & Replacement Cost

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Your vehicle’s oil pump is one of the least likely components to cross your mind daily. However, when it stops working as it should, it’s one of the most critical parts to replace as soon as possible. But how do …

Oil Change: How to Change Engine Oil at Home in 10 Steps

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Car repair shops often charge a lot of money for an engine oil change. Do you want to try to do the oil change yourself instead?  In this article, you will learn how to change the oil for your engine …

Low Oil Pressure Symptoms, Causes & How to check the oil pressure

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Low oil pressure is terrible for any car engine, and if the oil pressure gets too low, it can damage your engine with permanent damage within seconds. But what could cause a low oil pressure and how do you fix …

High Oil Pressure Causes & Symptoms

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Increased or high oil pressure in your car is an alarming situation and should be dealt with quickly. Most drivers conclude that it is time for engine replacement when facing a high oil pressure situation; however, that is not always …

10 Common Engine Oil Myths

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If you have a little bit of knowledge about cars, you have probably heard many different things about engine oils. A lot of them may sound like sagas, which is also probably the case. Myths are widespread, and it is …

4 Symptoms of an Oil Pan Gasket Leak, Location & Replacement Cost

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There are few problems more common than a leaking oil pan gasket. But while they’re relatively common, they’re often misdiagnosed and you end up replacing far more components than you should.  That’s why we took the time to help walk …

Overfilling Engine Oil: Will it damage my Engine & What to do?

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Your engine oil light appears on your dashboard when you are on the way to an important meeting. You purchase 2 liters of engine oil and pour it all into your engine. You check your dipstick and realize that you …

10 Causes of Engine Oil Leaks

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Did you notice oil on your garage floor while the car was parked during the night? Engine oil leaks are pretty common in cars, and some car models leak more than others. However, engine oil leaks can harm the environment, …

10w30 vs 10w40 Engine Oil – What’s the difference?

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Proper lubrication is necessary for all mechanical components of the vehicle to function smoothly. Among the most commonly used motor oils are the 10w30 and 10w40. Although the difference between the two oils is not great, it is important to …

Should You Check the Engine Oil Hot Or Cold?

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There are a lot of strange things that you didn’t know you needed knowledge about before you purchased your first car. Taking care of your car’s engine oil is some of the most important knowledge to have to make sure …

10 Causes of Why Your Oil Pressure Light is On

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Having high oil pressure is one of the things which makes a modern engine’s life so much longer than car engines before in time. The oil pressure light is used to show up on your dashboard if the oil pressure …

What Does SAE Stand for in Motor Oil?

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Are you trying to figure out what SAE stands for in motor oil? A lot of car owners know what specific engine oil his/her car requires. This is also mentioned in the car’s owner manual. However, not many people know …

6 Causes of Engine Oil Smells Like Gas

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Does your engine oil have a strong smell of gas when you smell the oil dipstick? This is actually a common problem with gas engines. But how serious is this problem, and should you take any action? This article will …

Do you have to use the Manufacturers Engine Oil?

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The first thing you need to find out after purchasing a new car is what type of oil the manufacturer recommends. Oil is classified on the basis of its viscosity, which in layman’s terms form is its thickness. Oil is …