change the oil

The act of draining out the old or dirty oil from an engine and replacing it with fresh oil.

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Oil pump (internal combustion engine) — This article is about a part in an internal combustion engine. For other uses, see Oil pump. Oil circulation system …   Wikipedia

  • oil — A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces the formation of rust and corrosion. It contains additives which fights the corrosion of bearings, keeps small particles in suspension, reduces engine wear, and… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • oil — oil1 [ ɔıl ] noun *** ▸ 1 liquid for fuel ▸ 2 used in engines ▸ 3 used in cooking ▸ 4 type of paint ▸ 5 for your skin ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) uncount a thick dark smooth liquid from under the ground, used for making gas and other fuels: The Middle… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • oil — I UK [ɔɪl] / US noun Word forms oil : singular oil plural oils *** 1) a) [uncountable] a thick dark smooth liquid from under the ground, used for making petrol and other fuels The Middle Eastern countries produce most of the world s oil. We need… …   English dictionary

  • Oil sands — The Athabasca oil sands in Alberta, Canada, are a very large source of bitumen, which can be upgraded to synthetic crude oil. Bituminous sands, colloquially known as oil sands or tar sands, are a type of unconventional petroleum deposit. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Oil Depletion Analysis Centre — The Oil Depletion Analysis Centre (ODAC) is an independent, UK registered educational charity. The centre is working to raise international public awareness and promote better understanding of the world s oil depletion and peak oil problem. ODAC… …   Wikipedia

  • Oil Change (TV Series) — Oil Change Format Documentary Reality Starring (Season 1) Edmonton Oilers 2010 2011 (Season 2) Edmonton Oilers 2011 2012 Country of origin Canada No. of seasons 2 …   Wikipedia

  • Oil depletion — per major producing country. This model assumes world oil depletion remains constant at the 2004 level of 80 million barrels per day.[1] However, world oil depletion is currently (as of 2008) at 85 million barrels per day …   Wikipedia

  • Oil well control — is the management of the dangerous effects caused by unexpected high pressures upon surface equipment of oil or gas drilling rigs. Technically, oil well control involves preventing Formation fluid, usually referred to as kick, from entering into… …   Wikipedia

  • Oil well — The pumpjack, such as this one located south of Midland, Texas, is a common sight in West Texas. An oil well is a general term for any boring through the earth s surface that is designed to find and acquire petroleum oil hydrocarbons. Usually… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.