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Show Of Hands November 5th, 2019 3:04pm

Have you ever changed the oil in a car yourself?

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monkees19 New Jersey
11/06/19 4:28 pm

I used to. Don't really have a convenient place to do it right now and the savings isn't enough to justify finding a place to do it.

4boot LaTrineodeur, MN
11/06/19 7:19 am

Many times. I still change the oil on my older truck, but bring the newer Tacoma to the dealer while it’s under warranty...don’t any service ambiguities in case there’s a mechanical problem.

4boot LaTrineodeur, MN
11/06/19 7:20 am

Make that “don’t want...”

bluerum29 optimistic idealist
11/05/19 6:39 pm

My first couple of cars yes, these newer cars, nope

11/05/19 6:24 pm

Yes, but it’s getting harder to do on some cars. My 1991 Nissan Sentra had a filter so low I had to jack up the car to get to it from below. Now, I just let the dealer do the oil changes..

DonWichita Kansas
11/05/19 5:48 pm

I quit servicing my cars when I turned 60.
Cars of the 50s & 60s were fun to work on, but expanding emission controls took the fun out of it.

Crawdaddy11 Proud Firster
11/05/19 5:51 pm

If my math is correct this makes you approximately 125 years old. Give or take.

schoolmom Nebraska
11/05/19 8:35 pm

Only if he was 0 when he was working on cars...

DonWichita Kansas
11/05/19 8:47 pm

To help you out, I quit servicing my cars when I turned 60 in 2001. Plenty of time to work on cars built in the 50s & 60s. 
From 2001 to today I no longer service my cars myself. That would make me 78 years old, which I am and not 125 as you suggest. 

FitzDarcy Tre46on
11/06/19 1:22 am

Wow math not your strong suit..

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Texas
11/05/19 3:35 pm

I have not. I know how to check it, but I have no clue how to change it.

Crawdaddy11 Proud Firster
11/05/19 5:53 pm

You just take out the dipstick, turn the car upside down until some of most of the oil drains out, then fill with oil. Basic car maintenance really.

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Texas
11/05/19 5:57 pm

๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚ I know better. I can handle construction, because that was dad‘s forte, but not car stuff, because it was not his forte.

Acow Where is the Source
11/05/19 2:10 pm

I have never had someone else change my oil!


11/05/19 2:00 pm

Have you ever been intoxicated before 5PM?

11/05/19 2:01 pm

Lol meant to post that as a poll wtf

Zardoz California native
11/05/19 4:11 pm

Posted at 1 p.m.

What are ya saying there, Schlitz?

krayzewolf New Hampshire
11/05/19 5:10 pm

It's ok Schiltz, that statement actually works in this case. ๐Ÿ˜‰

sea California
11/05/19 1:41 pm

Yes but not worth it anymore. My car goes 10,000 miles between oil changes. Not worth the mess.

SHIPPY1944 Tn.
11/05/19 1:07 pm

Back in the day, I changed the oil, filters, plugs & points before electronic ignitions๐Ÿค—โ€ผ๏ธ

gonzoboy Northern AZ
11/05/19 12:52 pm

Countless times.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
11/05/19 11:58 am

Cars, bikes, truck, tractor, motorhome, mower, pretty much all of them at least once, and all but a few of the cars every time the oil and filter change is due. It’s a little easier, quicker, and not much more expensive to stop in at the Express Lube place and let them do it, if I happen to be in the city at about the time an oil change is due. Not worth a special trip though, since I don’t really mind changing it myself, and almost always have the oil and filters on hand.

11/05/19 11:42 am

No but my husband use to when younger.

EarlyBird Portland
11/05/19 11:40 am

I’ve added oil but not changed the oil.

11/05/19 11:22 am

Made both of my children learn when they started driving. My daughter has told me before that in her groups she is often the only one who has, including the young men

doober72 Vidalia, Ga.
11/05/19 12:32 pm

That's very respectable. Good for you and her! ๐Ÿ‘

11/05/19 11:20 am

I can’t afford a car so public transportation for me!

timeout Boston Strong
11/05/19 11:02 am

Yes, with Mobile 1 always. Not so much now though but doing that and changing the filter is no big deal.

TopsQueen Oregon Coast
11/05/19 10:03 am

I have not, however my husband had so I said yes

Squidboy Snarkapottamus
11/05/19 9:47 am

Exclusively. That way I know it’s done right...using good quality oil & filter.

11/05/19 8:20 am

I did in my last car but I can’t figure out how to get the oil filter off my current truck. There isn’t enough space for the wrench to move. I take it to get done right now but will resume with next vehicle.

bringstheeagle Colorado
11/05/19 11:21 am

Yeah me too I let the dealer handle it these days.

phalnx Ohio
11/05/19 8:19 am

No. I'm sure I could figure it out, but handling and disposing of the used oil is too much of a pain-in-the-ass to bother with.

Crawdaddy11 Proud Firster
11/05/19 5:55 pm

You can just dump it down the nearest storm drain it doesn’t really even take that long.