Changing the engine oil

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Jaymin Patel Eng 101 Dr. Seema Kurup Sept. 25, 2007 Changing a car Engine Oil The most important part of automobile is the engine. Without it running properly, vehicle is pretty much useless. Maintaining our vehicle properly is one of the best ways to extend the life of our car. There are several steps for a car's engine oil that it should be changed. The old rule of thumb was to change the oil in our vehicle every 3 months or 3,000 miles. With newer more robust engines being built car manufacturers have changed the rules. The first step is to purchase an replacement oil and oil filter and it should be the right size. The second step is to make sure the engine is cooled down first. Then go underneath the car, lay flat under the car and locate the oil drain plug. It should be easy to find since it is the bolt protruding from a relatively large tank. Then place a pan under where the bolt is located. Using a box wrench , remove the oil drain plug. Once the bolt is removed the oil should begin to drain out into the pan. The third step is to replace the
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