Chevy Oil Filter Buyer's Guide

The oil filter is the part on your Chevy that gets replaced more than any other part. If you’re not quite familiar with oil filters, now is a good time as any to learn about them. This buyer’s guide covers everything you need to know about oil filters.

Oil Filters: The Basics


The oil filter is a pleated filter inside a metal can. It may seem like a simple part, but it does a very important job. It singlehandedly keeps the motor oil clean. This post provides a clear insight into oil filters and how they work.

How Do I Know If My Oil Filter Has Gone Bad?

The oil filter plays a big role in your engine’s health. So it’s important to replace your oil filter at regular intervals, usually at every oil change. Sometimes an oil filter will clog before the next oil change. If you think your Chevy might be in need of an oil and filter change, there’s a way to confirm it. All you have to do is to check the dipstick.

This diagnostic guide walks you through the process of checking the dipstick and analyzing several things:

  • Oil level
  • State of the oil
  • Oil color

Should I Get An OEM Or Aftermarket Oil Filter?

When shopping for a replacement oil filter, deciding between OEM and aftermarket oil filters is a part of the process. This comparison guide will help you make the best decision.

Spoiler alert: OEM oil filters are a much better investment than aftermarket filters. When you consider the following factors, it’s clear that OEM comes out on top:

  • Quality
  • Fitment
  • Cost

Do you want to get an OEM oil filter, but you’re worried about how much it may cost you? If so, we have good news. You don’t have to spend a lot of money on an OEM replacement oil filter. You’ll find rock bottom prices for genuine OEM Chevy oil filters on our website. Look up your Chevy model and you’ll have the right part number in a matter of seconds!

Do you have any questions that weren’t answered in this guide? Get in touch with us, and we’ll answer your questions!