And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Parts: Check the Oil


The reason to check your oil begins with an understanding of the oiling system itself. Bolted up to the underside of the engine is an oil pan. At the bottom of the oil pan lives a pickup for the oil pump. The oil pump takes up oil through the pickup and circulates it through the engine. In this way the miraculous… » 1/12/07 4:58pm 1/12/07 4:58pm