What Does an Oil Change Do?
Oil is the blood for your vehicle's engine. The oil helps lubricate the engine, keeps it cool, and during your oil change it will remove any dirt and debris that can cause wear on other parts of the engine. Without getting your regular oil change, your engine becomes susceptible to debilitating trouble, inefficient fuel economy, and compromises you and your vehicle safety.
It's important to get your oil changed, and you can follow your manufacturer's guidelines as to how often you should be getting yours changed. At Webb, we help keep you on track. We have reminders set for our service department to give you a call when it's time, we leave a sticker in your window to remind you, or - if your car is equipped with an oil percentage reader - we are able to receive a notification when your oil life is below 20% to set you up with an appointment.
With your oil change, you want to follow these three rules:
- Follow your manufacturer's guidelines, which can be found in your owner's manual
- Choose the best oil brand for your car
- Consider going with a full synthetic brand
Full synthetic oil change is the best type of oil you could give your vehicle. It is excellent for tough conditions like stop-and-go traffic, frequent trips, and towing. Many manufacturers nowadays specify synthetic oil on newer cars and trucks.