An engine oil filter is a vehicle component that is used to remove impurities and undesired components from the oil that flows through an internal-combustion engine. The oil is necessary to lubricate the engine.
Replacing the engine oil filter, as per the manufacturer’s maintenance recommendation, can help to properly maintain the engine’s lubrication system...Book Online
Engine oil is the fluid that lubricates, cleans and cools the internal moving parts of the engine. Oil breaks down from normal wear, i.e. dirt, contaminates, moisture, engine heat and loses its ability to lubricate and clean. Therefore, engine oil should be replaced, as per the manufacturer’s maintenance recommendation, to help ensure that the engine performs as designed.