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Get the Facts About Oil Changes

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Purchasing a new car is incredibly exciting, until the monthly payments kick in, insurance premiums are due, and the oil change light on the dash starts blinking. If you are a new car owner, it can be tempting to put off an oil change, especially if you have never had one done before, but there are consequences for avoiding this car maintenance basic. Before you start hating car ownership, here are some common questions and answers about oil changes that will help you to take better care of your car, and enjoy it for longer.

How often should you change your oil?

The best oil change time frame to follow will come from your car manufacturer, or from your local auto repair shop if you trust their opinion. The rule that you should change your oil every 3,000 miles is a very conservative est