The time frame for replacing engine oil varies by car, but in general oil should be replaced every 5,000 to 7,500 miles, advises How Stuff Works. Various factors such as the type of vehicle and driving conditions make a ... More »

The Pennzoil website has a "Types of Motor Oil" guide that explains each type of oil and the engines for which the oil is made. The Mobil Oil website also has an application that allows users to search for the right type... More »

The best way to find the correct engine oil for a car is to check the owner's manual for the manufacturer's recommendations. This lists the oil that the manufacturer designed the engine to use. More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance Engine Oil

The oil in hybrid vehicles should generally be changed every 5,000 or 6,000 miles. Reference the owner's manual to determine the manufacturer's recommendations and follow the guidelines. More »

Benefits of using FRAM Extra Guard oil filters include a 95 percent filter efficiency rate, engine protection for up to 5,000 miles per filter, and retention of dirt for the lifetime of the filter. A well-filtered oil sy... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance Engine Oil

Check your car's engine oil by preparing the car, removing and wiping the dipstick, inserting and removing the dipstick a second time, and reading the oil level. If the oil level is on the crosshatched area of the dipsti... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance Engine Oil

If too much oil is put into a car, it starts to leak when the engine runs. This leakage is due to excess pressure generated by the oil pump and crankcase placing strain on the seal on the rear main bearing. More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance Engine Oil