You can Change your oil <ul><li>This should be done every 5,000 miles </li></ul><ul><li>Save yourself money and do it your...
<ul><li>First, go to the auto supply place and get the correct oil and pickup a box of latex glove!  There is no reason yo...
 
<ul><li>Make certain the engine is not hot or running </li></ul><ul><li>Lie under the car, placing the large pan under the...
<ul><li>Once you have drained the oil, tighten the drain plug and confirm it is TIGHT! </li></ul><ul><li>Lift the hood of ...
While you are looking under the hood <ul><li>Look for the oil dip stick, remove and check for little x’s for marks where o...
Once you have checked the oil, clean everything up, dispose of the used oil at a proper recycling location
Drive like the wind!
What you could do with the money you save! <ul><li>Shop! </li></ul>
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A Womans Version 032409

  1. 1. You can Change your oil <ul><li>This should be done every 5,000 miles </li></ul><ul><li>Save yourself money and do it yourself! </li></ul><ul><li>Check your maintenance manual for how many quarts you will need and the type of oil </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>First, go to the auto supply place and get the correct oil and pickup a box of latex glove! There is no reason you need to get your hands dirty! </li></ul><ul><li>Next, place a large pan under the engine of the car… big enough to hold at least 10 quarts </li></ul><ul><li>There is a good chance you will find it easier to get under the car if you can jack up the front </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Make certain the engine is not hot or running </li></ul><ul><li>Lie under the car, placing the large pan under the oil drain pan </li></ul><ul><li>Remove oil drain plug, it looks like a little bolt </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Once you have drained the oil, tighten the drain plug and confirm it is TIGHT! </li></ul><ul><li>Lift the hood of the car and look for the oil cap. </li></ul><ul><li>Place the proper amount of oil with a funnel where you removed the oil cap. Replace cap and tighten, then start the car </li></ul><ul><li>Shut off Engine and return to front of car </li></ul>
  5. 6. While you are looking under the hood <ul><li>Look for the oil dip stick, remove and check for little x’s for marks where oil level is recommended </li></ul><ul><li>Put dipstick back where you found it! </li></ul><ul><li>Look for the cap that says “transmission fluid” </li></ul><ul><li>Twist and pull, check the level of the fluid similar to that of checking oil levels </li></ul><ul><li>Check the fluid in your window shield washer tank, if you don’t have washer fluid to fill, use Water! </li></ul><ul><li>You have the power to save your engine and some money! </li></ul>
  6. 7. Once you have checked the oil, clean everything up, dispose of the used oil at a proper recycling location
  7. 8. Drive like the wind!
  8. 9. What you could do with the money you save! <ul><li>Shop! </li></ul>

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