Oil Changes are Best Left to the Pros. Here’s Why

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It may seem advantageous to change the oil on your car, but there are serious drawbacks. Here are four reasons right to reconsider: Tools and parts are expensive If you think tools are cheap, guess again. A professional car mechanic spends thousands of dollars on tools. They need many tools to meet the demands of the job. To change motor oil, you must purchase these tools, and if you’re not careful, the number will grow. For example, if you buy the wrong size wrench, you must return and exchange it. What happens when the tool or part is wrong and the car is disabled? You’ll need a bicycle to use as alternative transportation to the auto parts store. Add “bicycle” to your “tools to buy” list. Watch it grow. Service garages see incomplete Do-It-Yourself projects occasionally. The cost of oil and tools is marked up at the auto parts store, …