Today, let’s talk about car maintenance.
Have you noticed something lately? Do you remember how you always used to be told to get your car’s oil changed every three months of 3,000 miles? Nowadays car dealers are telling you that you can go longer, often 8-10,000 miles, between oil services!
The problem is that if you miss that service, then you have gone way too long without an oil change. If you forget to go in, or you’re not able to go in, at 10,000 miles, and suddenly you’re at 12,000 miles without an oil change—that’s really not the best thing for your car’s engine!
Sure it would be nice to not have to take your car in as often, but it’s much better to stick with the industry standard of three months or 3,000 miles for oil changes (for synthetic oil, the standard is five months or 5,000 miles). That’s what’s best for your engine. Plus, if you schedule your oil service for every three months you are much less likely to damage your engine if you forget or run late for an oil change.
Regular oil changes at 3,000 or 5,000 miles (for synthetic oils) will make your car run better and last much longer. So don't give in to the idea of going longer between oil changes—it sounds nice but it will only shorten your car's life span in the long run. If you're do for an oil change, please take your vehicle to a shop you trust!
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