Using the appropriate motor oil is critical for optimal vehicle performance. AA Auto Tech discusses how to tell which type of motor oil your vehicle requires.
Will your vehicle require an oil change soon? While oil change shops offer convenience, their technicians simply can’t provide the level of care you can expect from an auto mechanic. Click to read why your local mechanic is the best provider of oil changes for your car.
Nothing can be more annoying than having to get your oil changed, but there are several reasons why doing so is important. Keeping your vehicle running efficiently is crucial, with changing the oil being a priority when it comes to keeping it running at peak performance. Here are some reasons why changing your oil is so important:
Probably the most common maintenance stop for any vehicle is an oil change. Depending on the make, model, and age of your vehicle, oil changes may be required fairly frequently in order to keep your vehicle in good working condition. Though, with our busy schedules, it can be hard to make time for an oil change. So what really happens to your car if you do not regularly change the oil?
A vehicle’s cooling system is just as vital in the winter as it is in the summer. If your radiator freezes up, then your entire engine could overheat. For this reason, you’ll want to bring your vehicle into our auto center to make sure that your cooling system is working proper condition and that your antifreeze is clean and current.
Every car needs to have routine oil changes. Changing the oil removes the sludge that can build up around your engine, doing damage oil changes are not done. There are many automotive repair shops and shops specializing in just oil changes. This may leave you wondering whether one is better than another. Here are a few factors you should look for in an oil change shop to help you find the right one for you.
Oil changes are a routine and important part of car maintenance. The oil helps to lubricate your engine and keep it running smoothly. However, over time, that oil becomes dirty thanks to all of the dirt and sludge in an engine. An oil change is needed to remove the dirty oil and replace it with clean oil. Unfortunately though, there are many myths surrounding oil changes, mostly based on older models cars. Here are a few common myths about oil changes and the truth surrounding them.
If $10,000 sounds like a lot to pay for an oil change it is, but that is the potential cost of replacing the engine in some new cars. That is also what could happen if you do not change your engine oil at the specified intervals.
Most auto shops will recommend synthetic oil over non-synthetic oil, but what is the difference? Synthetic oil may last longer, but it also costs more. Is it worth it? There's more going on with the difference between synthetic and non-synthetic oil than you might think. In fact, for most vehicles, synthetic oil may be able to vastly improve multiple aspects of performance.
Your engine is made up of not just moving parts, but moving parts that must work in conjunction with all the other moving parts. To make this happy, oil is used to keep the parts from wearing down. When your engine heats up traditional motor oil begins to break down. If your engine should overheat, then the rate at which traditional breaks down increase. Switching from a standard oil change to synthetic oil helps to do a few things: