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Oil Change Tools & Accessories

Oil Change Tools and Accessories

If you perform an oil change at home, it can save you time, money, and the hassle of running back and forth between the auto shop. Before you start to change your oil, it is imperative that you know exactly the type of oil required for your vehicle's engine. Pep Boy's motor oil guide can help you choose the right oil to maximize performance.

Before you start, you should lay out all materials, tools, and procedures required to help the oil change go smoothly as possible. When changing your oil, you should look at your oil filter and see if it is time for a replacement. The oil filter removes containments from all oils in your vehicle so it is imperative to keep clean. Drain pans, and drain plugs will help you keep oil from spilling on your garage floor, driveway. For those times that an accident occurs, oil absorber will be your best friend in helping to clean up. With the right tools, changing your own oil can be done in a very short time. This also ensures that you are putting exactly the right oil and at the right mileage to maintain your vehicle for years to come.