Learn More About Oil Changes in Visalia, CA
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How often should I change my oil?
Why do I need motor oil?
Does motor oil expire or go bad?
Motor oil can expire or go bad, but it’s not common. If a bottle has never been opened and is stored in an atmosphere with moderate humidity and temperatures ranging from 40 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit, it is likely safe to use.
If you are concerned about the quality of oil in your car, pulling the dipstick can provide more detailed insight. Oil that appears in globs, feels gritty, or is milky in appearance may require a change. Note that oil appearing black isn’t necessarily a bad sign. Even so, aprofessional motor oil change can alleviate these concerns.
Are there risks in changing my own oil?
Can driving conditions affect motor oil changes?
Driving conditions can certainly affect the safe driving distance between oil changes. Conditions that can affect oil changes include:
- Extensive idling
- Weather under 10 degrees or over 90 degrees
- Extreme humidity
- Regular short-distance trips
- Towing heavy materials
When in doubt, speak with a certified mechanic to learn more about how your driving habits may affect oil usage.
Does motor oil harm the environment?
Where can I get an oil change?
Call today for your next oil change!