You know that your car’s engine needs clean motor oil to function properly. It helps transfer engine heat; seals gaps between piston rings and cylinder walls; and soaks up system contaminants and soot from the combustion process that can gum up an engine. If oil is left to sit for too long, it becomes saturated Read on! →


If you’ve been following Car Deal Expert’s series on basic maintenance and care of your vehicle, you’ve learned some essential elements of car care that will help keep your vehicle running for all of its natural span. Here are some additional tips for dealing with engine oil, filters, valves, spark plugs, hoses and belts. Remember, Read on! →


The components of an oil filter work to remove impurities and cycle cleaned oil back into the engine, for maximum engine efficiency. CLICK HERE if you missed the beginning of this article. What’s in an oil filter? You’ve been very patient, so here you are. These are the key components of an oil filter: Oil Read on! →


You know it’s important to change your engine oil at regular intervals. In general, the older the vehicle, the more often the motor oil should be changed. However, what do the numbers and letters listed on that container of engine oil actually mean? With assistance from The Engine Oil Bible, Car Deal Expert helps you Read on! →


Basic maintenance of your vehicle doesn’t end with these factoids. On the contrary, this is the beginning – but I’m confident you can handle it. Click if you missed PART 1 or PART 2 of this article, or you’ll miss some real basic maintenance nuggets. Basic maintenance with spark plugs tip: Don’t neglect changing them Read on! →


We all know that we are supposed to change the oil in our cars on a regular basis, but other than natural or synthetic, most people don’t usually think much about what oil goes in or comes out. Re-refined or re-processed oil is engine lubricant that is exactly what it sounds like — used oil Read on! →