Best Answer

Lubrication of moving parts.

User Avatar

Wiki User

15y ago
This answer is:
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Why does a motor vehicle need oil?
Write your answer...
Still have questions?
magnify glass
Related questions

What is the correct motor oil for a 2005 Kia Rio?

The Correct Motor Oil for this vehicle is a 10W40 Synthetic Motor Oil

When do you need to change your oil in a car or truck?

Every 3,000 miles is when the oil should be changed on a motor vehicle using standard oil. If the vehicle takes Full Synthetic, 5000 miles is the oil change interval.

How do you drain the oil on a 1997 fiesta and where is the oil drain plug located?

The oil drain plug is normally located under the motor but you need to get under the vehicle to see it.

What is the best motor oil to use on your cars first oil change?

If it's new vehicle. Then check owners manual. If it's a used vehicle 10w30 or 10w40 Castrol Motor Oil

What two substances are classified as hazardous in motor vehicle?

The motor vehicles gasoline and oil.

Do 2004 yukon's have timing belts?

No this motor has a chain it should never need replacement if vehicle has had oil changes on a regular basis

97 lumina motor wont pump oil?

may need an oil pump may need a motor

What is the best place to get your motor oil changed?

There are many mechanic stores and garages where a person can get motor oil changed for a vehicle. An example of a place where motor can be changed is Midas.

What kinda oil to use in a Hyundai Tucson?

Hyundai Motor Company recommends 10 W 40 engine oil in the Tucson model vehicle. 10W-30 motor oil can be used in the vehicle for use in cold climates.

Can you mix synthetic motor oil with conventional motor oil?

Yes, just make sure the weights are the same so it will be compatible with your vehicle.

Do you need a special license to drive a motor home?

Motor homes which are fitted in small truck or light motor vehicles need no special licence. For driving the motor-homes or RVs which are on heavy motor vehicle will need heavy vehicle driving licence

Engine knocking when idle?

There are a number of reasons why an engine would knock when you idle the vehicle. It could be your motor mounts. You may also need oil.