Oil filter: the essential filter of your good behavior
The car overhaul is the intervention basic for your vehicle. It ensures good behavior and above all good security. However, we sometimes have a little trouble knowing what she understands. Cabin filter, air filter, fuel filter ... With all these filters, we do not know where to turn! CaptainDrive, with the help of our friend Ryan, therefore challenges you to decrypt it. After the cabin filter we saw last week, replace the oil filter.
The oil filter is perhaps the filter that best ensures a good driving. In any case, one of the filters that must be changed as regularly as possible. Indeed, automotive experts and our garage partners recommend that this be done every time a vehicle is emptied.
What is the role of the oil filter?
The filter oil has the function of retaining impurities that accumulate in the engine oil. The oil it contains allows the lubrication of the engine parts and thus avoids friction between them.[pexcirclecta pex_attr_title = "Have your oil filter changed by a home mechanic" pex_attr_button_text = "Ask for your quote "Pex_attr_button_link =" https://www.captain-drive.com/devis/"] [/pexcirclecta]
When to change the oil filter?
You probably know it but a revision is recommended every 8,000 or 15,000 kilometers depending on the type of oil you use. It will therefore be necessary to replace the oil filter at every service and oil change. You can find all you need to know about oil change and oil filter in our dedicated article.
To change an oil filter, three solutions are available to you. You can either do it yourself (it's not so magical!), Go through a traditional garage (or auto center) or opt for the services of a mechanic at home who will replace you this car part quickly without you waste time. You can request a quote directly on our website.
Who says oil filter change also says oil change. To properly choose its engine oil and especially to know which is suitable for your driving, do not hesitate to devour our article "All about engine oil."
Where is the oil filter?
The oil filter is located in the engine compartment of your vehicle. You will not have a hard time finding it!