You should check your oil levels on a regular basis, as oil lubricates the engine to prevent friction and ensure optimal performance, checking regularly will help avoid costly damage.
You should park your vehicle on a flat surface and make sure that the engine has been switched off for at least 2 minutes. If you try to check your oil levels as soon as you have switched off the engine it will produce an incorrect reading.
You will need:
Follow these simple steps to check your oil levels:
This will now show an accurate reading of your oil level. The oil level should be somewhere between the maximum and minimum markers.
What to do if you oil level is too low
If your oil level is too low you will need to top it up or you risk damaging your vehicles engine. If you do not know the correct oil for your vehicle you should be able to find this information in your vehicles owners manual.
Follow these simple steps to top up your oil:
If you would like more guidance on how to check/replace the oil in your vehicle or any other vehicle maintenance information, contact your nearest Furrows dealership here.