How to Check Oil in a Car

An easy step-by-step review over checking your oil in your engine!! Prove your partner wrong by showing them you can get under the hood!

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How to Check Oil in a Car
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Open the hood of your car. Usually, there is a lever to pull inside of the car.

Open the hood of your car. Usually, there is a lever to pull inside of the car.

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Then, there is a safety release in the hood you have to pull out.

Then, there is a safety release in the hood you have to pull out.

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Pull out the dipstick.

Pull out the dipstick.

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Wipe off the extra oil.

Wipe off the extra oil.

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Stick the dipstick back into the car.

Stick the dipstick back into the car.

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Pull out the dipstick and read the amount of oil that is shown towards the end of the dipstick. If it is in the middle of the max and min lines, then your oil level is perfect!

Pull out the dipstick and read the amount of oil that is shown towards the end of the dipstick. If it is in the middle of the max and min lines, then your oil level is perfect!

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Then, wipe off the dipstick and stick it back into the holder.

Then, wipe off the dipstick and stick it back into the holder.

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Profit

Profit

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Sometimes, there's a rod to hold up your hood while you're working

Sometimes, there's a rod to hold up your hood while you're working

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