3,000 Mile Oil Changes Are No Longer Required

Chances are you grew up hearing that it is standard to have the oil changed in your vehicle every 3,000 miles. Like so many things of the past through technology has changed the standard of oil changes today.

Vehicles that were built in the past 20 years have engines that are much more advanced than cars built before then. The oil utilized in these engines have also undergone many advancements over the years. These are two of the reasons why oil changes are no longer needed every 3,000 miles for most vehicles. Changing your oil more frequently should only be required if you drive under harsh conditions such as hauling large loads or traveling long distances in extreme heat.

If you have any questions about when you should change the oil in your car the professional staff here at Gray-Daniels Lincoln would be more than happy to assist. Oftentimes you can also find this information in your owner's manual or online, but we’re eager to be your local in-person solution!

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