Quick and easy tip for removing a stuck oil filter.
There are many ways of storing those partial cans of motor oil from leaking all over the place. Here’s a quick and easy solution.
The first time I changed the oil filter in my Bavaria, I could not understand how the oil filter worked. It was just loose in its housing with a spring flopping around inside. It wasn’t until later, when I happened across an exploded diagram of the oil filter assembly, that I realized
One of the spare parts that a BMW 2002 owner should carry is the oil pressure sender switch.Located at the back of the engine on fours, next to the distributor, it can crack and when it does, oil is forced out under such pressure that the engine’s oil will very rapidly be gone…. Remove the one you have carefully when buying a spare to find out whether it has coarse or fine threads.
After searching for months and wasting up to $15 in various oil filter wrenches, I discovered the EKCO Housewares jar wrench model A53KP.
Need To Know–Multi-Viscosity Oils. But before we get into whether you should be using a multi-grade or single grade motor oil, some definitions are in order.