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! →

Getting your oil changed, or changing your own oil, seems like a pretty basic process. Drain out the oil, replace the filter, put everything back together, and add new oil. In some mechanics’ garages and quick-lube shops, though, “suction” or “siphon” oil changing methods are gaining popularity. What are the basic differences between suction oil Read on! →

There are times we all wish that our cars would just go — no maintenance, no oil changes, no worries. If you own or lease a vehicle, though, you need to keep an eye on vehicle maintenance. The good news is, if you keep up on your maintenance, you can save time and money. Keeping Read on! →

Most experts now agree that the old 3,000 mile rule for oil changes is over-kill. However, none will argue that regular oil changes are still one of the most important ways to keep your car running for as long as possible. Also, it’s a fairly simple job and can be done cheaply at home. Getting Read on! →

There are some additions and upgrades you can make to your vehicle to make regular maintenance and repairs a little easier. To make changing oil easier, a car owner can install a remote oil filter. The premise is simple enough; you install an adapter kit onto the normal location of the oil filter, and run 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! →