How to Change your Engine Oil and Oil Filter

by Andrew Automoto2. January 2014 15:29
Coolant, water, transmission, brake fluid and gasoline are all important fluids for your vehicle, however no other fluid can cause more negative effects to your vehicle’s engine, than oil if you do not maintain it properly. Overtime the heat of your oil will break down and reduce its lubricating assets, but checking your own engine oil is one of the easiest Automobile maintenance actions you can learn.Changing your engine oil is one of the most important things you can do to maintain your vehicles performance. Here are a few steps to ensure your changing your engine oil correctly and safely: [More]

Types of Oil

by Andrew Automoto2. January 2014 10:34
There are 3 different types of oil that all have different benefits for your vehicle and will full fill your vehicles needs. The type of oil you use in your vehicle is entirely up to you, however here are some of the benefits of all three types of Engine oil to help you decide: [More]

When to change your oil filter

by Andrew Automoto21. November 2013 10:33
Because the oil filter like your car’s oil is constantly working and keeping your engine clean it needs to be changed at the same time as your oil. This will prevent the oil filter from clogging and oil not being able to get to your engine. Oil filters are one of the cheaper parts in your vehicle to buy but they can save you a lot of money in the long run.[More]

Signs of a Blown Head Gasket

by Andrew Automoto21. November 2013 10:04
There are many signs of a blown head gasket that you can look for, it can go out in different areas and cause different symptoms. Below you will find a couple clues you can look for. However when in doubt and you have tried every solution, get it checked by a certified specialist first to see if the head was a problem. This way you’re not wasting your time replacing the gasket. [More]

Oil Service

by Andrew Automoto7. September 2012 10:30
One of the most important aspects to keeping your vehicle running smoothly is the Oil service. This helps with the maintance and inner workings of your Engine. Over time your engine oil will gradually lose its lubricating assets, which protects the internal movements of the engine and can cause engine failure. Engine failure can be caused by friction between moving parts inside of your engine, so to prevent engine failure make sure that you change your oil regularly, with the recommended oil for the make and model of your vehicle.[More]