If you drive off with the trust that your shop correctly performed your oil change, then read on to learn how to prevent an unfortunate situation.

This car ownership story was inspired by a post at CarTalk.com, and it was written by a car owner who found herself driving a car with no oil shortly after she left a dealership’s express lube.

Trouble with oil changes is a popular topic on forums, and we would like to offer some real-world advice on how you should participate in an oil change – even when you pay a shop or dealer to do it for you.

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Free Vin Lookup

Vin Lookup

The Vehicle Identification Number is located in many different places on a car. It is very common to appear on the dashboard and/or in the drivers side door sticker. You can do a free VIN look up to check vehicle problems on the button above.