The ‘Black Death’ – the importance a regular oil change

Oil is the essential lubricant in your car’s engine, allowing the metal parts to move against each other without damage, like the pistons as they move up and down in the cylinders. If there was no oil, the metal-to-metal friction would generate so much heat that the surfaces would weld themselves together, and then you end up with a seized engine like the one in the picture below... (more…)