Personal vehicle resources

Find basic maintenance tips, FAQs and practical advice that can help keep you safe on the road. Learn more about basic vehicle maintenance.

  • How to change your own oil

    How to change your own oil

    Changing your own oil isn’t difficult. See how Mobil 1 motor oil can help keep your car running smoothly!

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  • Car care quiz

    Car care quiz

    Test your car knowledge by taking this fun car quiz and learn about car maintenance tips from changing the oil to tire pressure.

    Take the Car Care Quiz
  • Car care FAQs

    Car care FAQs

    Get answers to basic questions about motor oil and specific questions about Mobil™ products.

    Frequently Asked Questions
  • Different types of oil filters and how they work

    Different types of oil filters and how they work

    Oil is the lifeblood of the engine in your vehicle. Learn how oil filters work, how many oil filter designs exist and what different types of oil filters are available today.

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  • High mileage oils

    High mileage oils

    High mileage engines – those with more than 120,000 kilometres – face a number of potential problems that high mileage oil is specifically formulated to address.

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  • Tire buying guide

    Tire buying guide

    This guide will help you learn more about your car’s tires and five commonly held myths about tires.

    Common Myths About Tires
  • Types of synthetic oil

    Types of synthetic oil

    Learn about the different types of synthetic oil – synthetic blend oil and synthetic oil – and the benefits each oil offers.

    Learn about Synthetic Oils
  • Road trip checklist

    Road trip checklist

    Before hitting the open road, add this quick car maintenance checklist to the road trip planner to ensure no mechanical issues come up.

    Prepare for your Road Trip
  • Product FAQs

    Product FAQs

    Read our product-related frequently asked questions for each product line. Need help – filter questions by product type or brand.

    Motor Oil FAQs
  • 5 factors killing your car

    5 factors killing your car

    Discover how Mobil 1™ motor oils help protect against factors that could be shortening your engine life.

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  • A new standard

    A new standard

    The new ILSAC GF-6 standard for engine oils improves your vehicle’s fuel economy and engine performance. We’ve met and exceeded the standards with many of our Mobil™ motor oils.

    More about ILSAC GF-6