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IT'S MORE THAN JUST OIL. IT'S LIQUID ENGINEERING.

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HOW OFTEN SHOULD YOU CHECK YOUR ENGINE OIL

How often do you need to check your engine oil? It only takes a minute to do it once a week, and could save your engine from serious problems.

How often should you check your motor oil

How often should you check your Engine oil?

Naturally, it's essential to change your engine oil at the intervals recommended by the manufacturer. But how often should you check your oil level?

 

In the days before oil level sensors, many drivers checked their oil at the dipstick at least once a week.

 

Unless you're running an older car, that may not be necessary these days. Having said that, new cars can still require topping up so it is important to check your oil level regularly.

 

Whatever vehicle you are driving, environmental factors such as fuel quality, extreme temperatures or stop-and-go driving can increase the amount of oil your engine uses.

 

So here at Castrol, most of our people pop the bonnet and check their oil level at least every couple of weeks (or 1000 miles), and always before a long trip. It only takes a minute to check and top up if necessary, and it might add years of reliable, powerful and economical driving to the life of your engine.