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Myth or Truth?

Over time, certain topics have arisen about the use, maintenance and characteristics of cars that triggered endless discussions, without both reach an absolute truth.


In order to solve these “problems”, in this article we will unveil and explain the most common myths that exists around this theme, so you can reinforce your knowledge and improve your arguments and prove to your most stubborn friends who is right.

1. You must check your oil with the engine hot;
Myth

When the oil is hot its volume changes slightly due to the expansion of the fluid. In this way, you should wait a minimum of 10 minutes after stop the vehicle, to cooldown the oil but also to return to the sump. It allows an accurate reading of your oil level.