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In part two of our series, we explore more oil change myths and facts. Oil Change Myth #3: Change Your Oil Every 3,000 Miles Get an Oil Change in Gilbert Here’s a common oil change myth: No matter what your owner’s manual says, you should always change your oil every 3,000 miles. Why does this myth persist? Because not so very long ago on the scheme of things, pretty much every automaker put it down as canon that oil changes had to be done every 3,000 miles. because of the sludge that’d build up in the engine. The 3,000 mile rule is only partially true nowadays. Motor oil today has better viscosity, cars have gotten more sophisticated, and as a result, the mileage number is closer to 8,000 miles. (7,500 to be precise) Why does this oil change myth hang on still? Well, it’s entered the zeitgeist and there are some vehicles where you do need to do it. The only time however, that you need to change your oil this often is if you put a ... read more
In part one of our series, we explore oil change myths and facts. Oil Change Myth Number 1: Motor Oil is All the Same Oil Changes Keep Your Car Running Smoothly Here’s an oil change myth for you. Motor oil is all the same. This is way off. First off, there is synthetic motor oil and regular petroleum based motor oil. There is motor oil that is better for more cold climates, and there is motor oil that can be used regardless of climate. There is 40 weight oil and 30 weight oil. When you go to buy motor oil, make sure that you check the owner’s manual of your vehicle, or make sure you take your car into an auto mechanic to get your oil change done . Regardless of the type or weight of oil that you have, all engine oil is a lubricant to keep your engine’s many parts working together. Have you ever wondered what the number is on motor oil, such as SAE 30 or SAE 40? Well, it is the amount of time it takes the oil to flow through a tube m ... read more