How to Change Your Car Oil Yourself

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Pull the car into a driveway
or space with level ground
and enough working area.
Place car in park, remove the
keys and apply the parking
brake.
Install wheel chalk/blocks to
restrain tires.
Locate the jacking points on
the vehicle.
Jack up the vehicle.
Restrain the vehicle
Place the oil recovery pan
(drain pan) underneath the
engine.
How to Change the
Oil in Your Car
Gather your supplies.
Remove the oil cap
Find the oil pan
Remove the oil plug
Wait...
How to Change the
Oil in Your Car
Locate the filter assembly.
Unscrew the oil filter
Prepare the new filter
Carefully screw on the new,
lubricated filter, being careful
to not cross the threads.
How to Change the
Oil in Your Car