Service & Parts
To keep your new Volkswagen operating smoothly on Santa Ana roads, knowing how to check the oil in your car is a necessary skill. In the following guide, we’ll cover the tips on how to check car oil quality in addition to how to check oil level in car reservoirs under the hood. Read on below to learn more about how to check the oil in your car!
Learning how to check oil in a car is a fairly simple process, and once you do it you’ll know how to check car oil forever! Here’s how to do it right in your own Irvine driveway:
In addition to knowing how to check oil level as part of your vehicle maintenance, you should know how to check the oil in your car for overall quality. Oil should smell mild and have a glossy, almost transparent look to it. Here are some signs of bad oil:
With your new knowledge of how to check oil in a car, what did you discover when you check yours? If your oil is old or your oil level is low or high, schedule a service appointment with our Volkswagen South Coast service center today. We can also help you learn how often to change synthetic oil, and more! We are proud to serve our greater Costa Mesa and Orange area customers with quick and thorough maintenance so you can get back out on the road— and our technicians certainly know how to check oil in a car!