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Cook 1 Matthew Cook Sister Pigott Eng. 111 5 October 2006 How to change your oil Imagine you are in a car and you’re driving to your girlfriend’s house for dinner and a movie, and your engine all of a sudden heats up and he pulls to the side of the road. There is oil all over the ground and the engine is smoking. How could this happen? That’s what Seth Buck asked himself in that very instance. His engine was just serviced the day before at Wal-Mart, and his car was running great. Something went wrong in the service, and it caused an accident. Professor Miller says, “There is no such thing as an accident” and that when an accident happens it’s always because of someone’s actions, therefore there are preventative measures to be taken that will eliminate the possibility for error. After hearing this you might think changing your own oil is an easy thing to do, and maybe safer. When servicing an engine there are many different aspects you have to look at so that the job is done correctly and safely. What do I use? Where do I get these materials? Where can I do an oil change? What
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Cook 2 do I do with the used oil? Are there safety protocols? All these questions will be answered throughout this paper, and will explain the proper way to service an engine that will get you around for thousands of miles before needing another service. The first step to changing your oil is to collect the materials. You will need an oil filter wrench, an adjustable wrench or a socket wrench, two empty plastic milk carton (or other empty container), a funnel, some rags, new oil, new oil filter, a shallow plastic or metal pan that will hold at least 2 gallons (Cat litter pan works well.) wheel blocks, safety glasses, a jack and a pair of
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2010 for the course CHEM 201 taught by Professor Richardson during the Spring '06 term at Oregon State.

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