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Method and System for Standardizing and Simplifying Automobile Standard Scheduled Maintenance

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000236238D
Publication Date: 2014-Apr-14
Document File: 2 page(s) / 33K

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Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for standardizing and simplifying automobile standard scheduled maintenance by placing parts and components at the front of an engine compartment of an automobile.

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Method and System for Standardizing and Simplifying Automobile Standard Scheduled Maintenance

Performing scheduled maintenance on an automobile becomes challenging , as maintenance requires special tools, lifts, and in some cases a disassembly of components and parts of the automobile . An automobile owner/service technician is required to disassemble parts of the automobile , performing acrobatic moves which increases the chances of injury during standard scheduled maintenance . The standard scheduled maintenance can include tasks such as , but are not limited to, changing an oil and oil filter, an air cleaner and in some cases a fuel filter .

Disclosed is a method and system for standardizing and simplifying automobile standard scheduled maintenance by placing parts and components at the front of an engine compartment of an automobile . The parts and components included in the standard maintenance schedule can also be placed in other easily accessed area s of the automobile.

The system includes a box or a section in the engine compartment which contains all the typical scheduled maintenance parts. The maintenance parts can be, but not limited to, oil filters, oil drain ports, engine air intake and air conditioner filters and fuel filter. Since the standard maintenance components and fluids can be located at the front of the engine compartment or in another easily accessed section of the automobile, an owner can perform tasks with little to no tools. For example, a drain port

with a petcock and a drain adapter located at the front of the engine compartment enables the owner to change the engine oil. The owner can hook an oil drain hose to th...