There’s no one answer to this question, but there are some general guidelines.

At Automotive Excellence, we’ve been providing the good people of Huntington Beach, CA with our auto maintenance services for years, and have performed a number of oil changes. We wanted to talk today about some general oil change guidelines.

The real answer is it’s different with different makes.
When you purchase a car, it’s best to check your vehicle maintenance guide to see how often you should change your vehicle’s oil. If you don’t have your maintenance book, you can always ask one of our professional auto mechanics about when you should have your oil changed – you can give Automotive Excellence a call at 714-841-1285.

For most, your oil should be changed about every 3,000 miles.
This is only a generality, but most vehicles need their oil to be changed about every 3,000 miles. If you use a higher-quality oil, you may not have to have it changed as often.

You can try to change your oil yourself, or you can bring it by our Huntington Beach, CA auto shop, and let one of our mechanics do it for you.

I don’t know when my oil was last changed.
Not exactly sure when your oil was last changed? That’s OK. While we recommend you keep track of your oil changes in a notepad, if you’re not sure, you can bring it in. Our team of experienced mechanics will be able to look at your oil and tell you whether or not it’s time for a change.

We Can Help With Your Oil Change.
Need some help with your vehicle’s oil change? No matter what kind of vehicle you drive around in, our team of professional mechanics is standing by ready to help you in any way they can, be it an oil change or whatever you need. Give us a call today, or just stop by at Automotive Excellence or call 714-841-1285, we’d love to change your oil for you!

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To learn more visit www.carcare.org.  The Car Care Council is the source of information for the Be Car Care Aware consumer education campaign promoting the benefits of regular vehicle care, maintenance and repair to consumers.

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