Your car’s health is as equally important to you as it is to us. We know how important a car is to someone and always make recommendations based on best practices from your manufacturer as well as your own driving habits. Your car oil change and filter change are not a one-size-fits-all type of maintenance and that should always be remembered, especially when driving with conventional oil.
Conventional oil is the most common type of oil for cars that people will default to. It’s a lower grade and gets the job done. It is typically best used to older cars that have simple engines and low mileage, as well as cars that just generally have low mileage and aren’t driven into the ground or in extreme temperatures.
The long-time idea of once every 3,000 miles is borderline still acceptable for conventional oil. Of the three, conventional, semi and full synthetic, conventional oil needs a little more frequent maintenance. Depending on your owner’s manual and driving habits, you should think about getting it changed once every 5,000 miles at most. Signs to look for include:
Another important part to keeping your oil healthy is your oil filter. The filter helps to filter out debris from entering the oil, thus allowing it to flow as needed and be clean for longer for optimal performance. This varies based on driving conditions and environments and does not always need to be changed with every oil change. Our team will show you your filter prior to making any recommendations on changing it or not.
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