Woman checks oil in car

How to Check the Oil in Your Car


For any driver, an important car maintenance chore is checking and changing the oil. Believe us – an oil check is a simple process.


Oil is a crucial component because it lubricates the motor’s moving parts. This lubrication reduces friction, which in turn reduces heat.


A regular oil change is an easy part of car upkeep that takes very little time, helps protect your car’s beating heart and will potentially save you money on repairs.


It can be a little messy, but the benefits to your motor far outweigh any grime factor.


Just follow our simple guide in this ‘7 Steps of an Oil Check’ infographic to learn how to change the oil in your car.


An infographic that outlines how to change the oil in your car through easy steps


Aside from motor oil, there are other types of car fluid that may also need to be checked regularly. These include automatic transmission, radiator coolant, power steering, and brake and clutch fluid. Read your car’s owner manual and ensure you get checking as often as needed.


For further tips and tricks from comprehensive car insurance provider PD Insurance that help make car stuff simple please visit our blog section.


And while you’re on our site, did you know that we provide car insurance discounts for people who are the only driver of their car? See what our exclusive-driver discount can mean for you by getting a quote here on our website.


Over to you

Do you find changing the oil in your car easy? Do you have any further oil check tips?

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