Categories for Oil Changes


What Is the Difference Between Engine Oils, Conventional Oil vs Full-Synthetic?

January 30, 2023 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

When you get an oil change, you probably don’t give much thought about what kind is being used. However, four different types of oil can be used for proper lubrication and protection of your engine. Let’s explore the types of engine oils and how they are different. Synthetic Motor Oil Synthetic oil is an artificial product, unlike conventional oil derived from crude oil. Synthetic motor oils are designed and formulated to have higher levels of lubrication, improved wear protection, better cold start-ups, and more efficient fuel economy. It also has a longer life expectancy than conventional oil, meaning it can usually... View Article

How Often Should Your Engine Oil Be Changed?

January 17, 2023 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

It is arguably the most important maintenance step we can perform on our vehicles, and changing the oil regularly will add life and improve their performance. The age-old question, however, is how often should your engine oil be changed. The recommendations in the owner’s manual regarding oil-change intervals is a good place to start, but it may not always be that simple. What You Need To Know About Oil-Change Intervals There are essentially two classes when it comes to guidelines for oil changes. One is the oil change schedule for newer vehicles, while the other refers to oil-change intervals for... View Article

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Why the Frequency of Your Oil Changes Matters

February 12, 2020 12:07 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The general rule for oil changes used to be that you should get your oil changed every three months or every 3,000 miles, whichever came first. However, upgrades in oil technology have changed this standard significantly. Today, a combination of upgrades to engines as well as the proliferation of more efficient synthetic oil will allow some vehicles to go 7,000 miles or more without getting an oil change. Of course, you should always check your owner’s manual for specific guidelines for your vehicle. While there have been some changes to the frequency with which you need to change your oil,... View Article