The Myth About Oil Changes Every 3,000 Miles

Oil Change

People once considered it customary to get their oil changed every 3,000 miles. Today, people call every three-month oil change overkill. Sam Leman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Bloomington is here to go into further detail on this myth.

During the winter, having clean oil is essential to the functions of your engine. Not having adequate engine oil can damage your pistons and other engine components. Poor engine oil can cause your vehicle to be a liability on the road. If you’re not sure about your oil, pop the hood, remove the dipstick, and rub some of the oil between your fingers, if it’s dirty, it will feel that way between your fingers.

When it comes to changing your oil and other fluids, you should leave that to our professional factory-trained service team. Your vehicle requires a specific oil type and should be the only one used in your vehicle. Visit our dealership today for your routine oil change to winterize your vehicle today, and be sure to hold off on unnecessary oil changes in accordance with the 3,000-mile myth.

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