The Importance of Regular Oil Changes

Mechanic Changing Engine Oil When it comes to auto maintenance few things are as important as routine oil changes. This quick service is necessary for several important reasons to ensure that your vehicle does not suffer from any major engine issues. Our mechanics constantly see the difference in vehicles that have been serviced regularly and those that haven’t. Plugged oil pump inlet screens, lifter or other engine noises, stuck piston rings, loss of oil pressure, premature engine wear or failure – all symptoms of extended oil changes.

What exactly does oil do for your car and why is it so important to change it frequently? Oil is the main lubricator for all the moving parts in your engine, as well as keeping those moving parts cool. It’s very important because without oil (or without quality oil) your car’s engine could be at risk to damage from metal on metal contact and overheating.

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Synthetic vs. Conventional Motor Oil

Mechanic Putting Oil in CarOil. Lots of people use it. Lots of people know what it is. They know that it’s a product used in all motor vehicles. However, very few people really know much more about it than that.

Most people are not aware that there are two totally different types of motor oil that can be used in their engines. The two types are man-made synthetic oil and conventional refined oil.

There are major differences between the two types of oil. Unfortunately, most people don’t take time to understand these differences and how their automobiles might be impacted by their choice of oil.

Conventional oil and synthetic oil are primarily different in that synthetic oil is manmade, whereas conventional oil is explored, extracted, and refined. “Synthetic oil” may sound like a technological advancement of the twenty-first century. However, the technology dates back to the mid-twentieth century.

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How To Change The Oil In Your Car

Mechanic Changing OilGrease, dirt, grime, hot, difficult. This list of words is often associated with changing the oil in your car. While the first three words usually apply, if you read the information detailed in this article, the fourth word – difficult – will not apply.

A few questions you might have about changing the oil yourself include the following. These are all valid questions, which will be addressed in this article.

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