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Changing the oil your car is a snap with this free printable checklist.As you might know, I am frugal. I really hate wasting money or spending more than I have to on things. While our family enjoys many conveniences, we do a lot of things for ourselves. That includes car maintenance. I recently reminded my hubby that the oil needed to be changed in our old Suburban. He usually picks up the supplies himself, but this time, he asked me to get them. I wanted to make sure I got the right oil, so I had him order it online from Walmart for me to pick up in store. He picked out Pennzoil High Mileage Motor Oil. Right now many of your favorite Pennzoil oils are on roll-back at Walmart.com. He picked out a 5-quart jug of 10W-30. It was $22.47 on roll-back from $24.97. We reach for Pennzoil Platinum High Mileage because it keeps engines in vehicles with over 75,000 miles running clean and going strong for a long time. Our Suburban has 100,000 more miles than that and we hope there are many more to come.After I did my regular shopping, I went over to the site to store pick up area and quickly got the oil and filter that he purchased online.
While he did the oil change, I took pictures and notes to create a tutorial for you. I have put it together in the form of a free printable. Follow this checklist for directions to change your own oil. Please make sure you refer to your owner’s manual for any specifics, including weight and grade of motor oil for on your vehicle.
How to Change Your Own Oil
The checklist directions for changing your oil can be found here. Click the download arrow at the top of that window to download. I recommend that you print it out and then laminate it. Use a dry erase marker to check off steps each time you change your car’s motor oil. The checklist is perfect for teaching a young driver how to change their own oil.With any car maintenance that you perform, make sure you follow all safety standards and requirements. For an oil change, you should wear protective eyewear and make sure you vehicle is properly secured. Do you change your car’s oil yourself? Which grade of oil does your vehicle take?
posted 30 June 2016