by Dwight Malone
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Marvel Mystery Oil is a petroleum-based product designed to be used as an additive in your engine or fuel lines. Depending on your needs, it is available in 16-ounce, 32-ounce, one-gallon, five-gallon, or 55-gallon containers and can be used in conjunction with synthetic blends and fully synthetic oil products. It can also be used in gasoline or diesel engines. Marvel Mystery Oil improves the lubrication of your vehicle’s engine and fuel system, which can extend the life of those components.
In the fuel system
Fill your tank at a gas station.
If you fill your gas tank with a quantity of fuel divisible by five, it will be much easier to calculate the amount of Marvel Mystery Oil to add to your vehicle.
Calculate the amount of Marvel Mystery Oil to add to your vehicle’s fuel tank. For every five gallons of fuel, you should add two ounces of Marvel Mystery Oil. The 16-ounce and 32-ounce bottles have clear windows and markings on the outside of the bottles to indicate how much oil has been poured.
Pour the Marvel Mystery oil slowly into your vehicle’s tank. Stop by frequently to check how much you have contributed. Once you’ve put in the correct amount, put the gas cap back on your vehicle, start the vehicle, and continue on your way.
In motor oil
Use a socket wrench to remove the oil pan plug to drain the oil from your engine.
Remove the oil filter from your vehicle. If you cannot unscrew it by hand, use a filter wrench to loosen it. Replace that oil filter with a new one, making sure to put some oil on the filter gasket to help ensure a tight seal.
Replace the plug on the oil pan and tighten it with a socket wrench.
Check your owner’s manual to see how much oil your vehicle should take. Subtract a quart from the suggested amount. For example, if your vehicle consumes five liters of oil, add four liters. To add the engine oil, remove the oil fill cap in the engine compartment, insert a funnel, and pour in the oil.
Pour a quarter of Marvel Mystery Oil into the funnel.
Screw in the oil filler cap, start the engine and let it idle for a few minutes. Turn off the vehicle and check the dipstick to make sure the oil level is correct. If it’s low, add a little more motor oil and recheck the level.
- When using Marvel Mystery Oil in your fuel system, it is recommended that you add it every time you fill your vehicle with fuel.
- When used as a supplement to your motor oil, Marvel Mystery Oil must be added at every oil change.
- Motor oil comes in a variety of weights, which have different properties. Check your owner’s manual to see what type of oil is required in your vehicle.
- When changing your oil, never pour used motor oil on the ground or into a sewer, as motor oil is toxic and can easily contaminate groundwater. Most major auto parts stores accept used motor oil and recycle it properly. The oil filter must also be returned so it can be recycled.
Articles will need
- Marvel Mystery Oil
- Pipe wrench
- Oil filter
- Filter wrench
- Motor oil