How do I check engine oil and other fluids?

Checking your engine oil is simple. First, pull out the dipstick and wipe it clean with a towel or rag. Then, reinsert it and pull it back out. There is a minimum and maximum indicator on the dipstick that shows how much oil is in your engine. The oil on the dipstick should be near maximum.

The other fluids aren’t as straightforward to check, so you should look in your vehicle’s handbook for more information. Alternatively, visit your local First Stop store.