If you want to keep your new Chevy running like the day you bought it, routine oil maintenance is essential. Motor oil keeps all of the engine’s moving parts properly lubricated to avoid friction. Whether you are commuting across North Charleston or Mount Pleasant, supplying your engine with fresh clean oil will always make for a smoother ride. Learn how to check car oil with our guide below!
In most vehicles, you can stay on top of your oil level by keeping an eye on the oil change indicator in the dashboard. If you decide you want to learn how to check the oil level in a car the old fashioned way, follow these steps:
If you are looking for more ways to care for your vehicle, check out our service tips. Now that you know how to check the oil level in a car, you may want to know why it matters; find out below!
For most, an oil change is recommended twice a year, but that can vary based on make, model, and driver habits. Knowing how to check the oil level in a car can promote a longer vehicle life and can keep your vehicle ruling the James Island streets for years to come! Schedule a service appointment as soon as you notice your engine oil level is low.
If you notice steam rising from your engine or if the hood of your car is hot to the touch, you may be in need of an oil change. You can contact our service department for help learning how to check car oil or for any other car care needs, like how often to have a tire rotation, change your spark plugs, and how to check brake fluid levels or reset your check engine light.