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The Ins and Outs of Engine Oil Types

THE INS AND OUTS OF ENGINE OIL TYPES Essentially refined crude oil The standard in the car industry for decades REGULAR OIL Least expensive type of oil 3500 7500 Needs to be changed between 3,500 and 7,500 miles Contains additives that make it more tolerant to extreme temperatures and aging than conventional oil Lasts up to 3 times longer than conventional oil (needs to be changed between 10,000 and 20,000 miles) SYNTHETIC OIL Save 15 to 24 quarts of oil per year Great for high-performance cars Blend of synthetic and conventional engine oils SYNTHETIC Nice middle ground (less expensive than synthetic, lasts longer than regular) OIL BLEND Fully compatible with all engine types Better engine protection from stressful driving conditions such as stop-and-go traffic, idling, and frequent short trips OIL CHANGE No matter the oil type, changing it according to manufacturer recommendations is essential Neglecting oil changes can permanently damage your engine Getting an oil change is also beneficial because it gives the mechanics at your repair shop a chance to look under the hood of the car Sources: Infographic Provided by: tic-motor-olls.htm CASEYAUTOMOTIME EE FULL SERVICE REPAR SHOP

The Ins and Outs of Engine Oil Types

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Neglecting oil changes will result in serious engine damage. Conventional oil must be changed every 3,500 to 7,500 miles, while synthetic oil needs to be changed every 10,000 to 20,000 miles. Before d...


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