Can car old get old? I drive about 500 miles a month, and when IFebruary 17 2012 at 5:01 PM
|Derek Pennington (Login Domai3)|
from IP address 184.108.40.206
get an oil change there on the sticker is the mileage I should change the oil or a date. And invariably the date comes long before I have put any mileage on the car.
I get phone calls from my dealer to say the date has run out and should come in for an oil change.
Should I change the oil by date or mileage?
- The old standard rule of thumb was.... - Dave Boschetti on Feb 17, 2012, 5:46 PM
- both, whichever comes first... - damian on Feb 17, 2012, 5:46 PM
- Chicken or the egg - Gerald Voigt on Feb 17, 2012, 6:23 PM
- This occurred 6 months ago - Max Bryant on Feb 17, 2012, 7:21 PM
- Even w/o those Valvoline, Havoline, etc, 49 cents per qt by the case deals .... - Tom Booth on Feb 17, 2012, 7:27 PM
- If the dealer changes your oil make sure you get - Ed Keene on Feb 17, 2012, 7:55 PM
- I tend to split the difference...... - ''Crazy'' Don Flynn on Feb 17, 2012, 8:11 PM
- I change the oil/filter after around 3500 miles....no matter HOW - Craig (in Daytona) Abrahamson on Feb 17, 2012, 8:17 PM
- My understanding: Modern cars with modern oil don't need the 3 mo/3k thing so much... - Lee Griffin on Feb 17, 2012, 10:34 PM
- Old school says 3 monts or 3000 miles but it - Anonymous on Feb 18, 2012, 12:29 AM
- consider an electric car - Graeme Davidson on Feb 18, 2012, 9:50 AM
- I use 5K oil changes - Walt on Feb 18, 2012, 11:12 AM
- Oil Change indicator lights... - Steve C in NoVA on Feb 20, 2012, 5:30 PM
- Hi, Derek.... - Arturo Navarro. on Feb 21, 2012, 7:55 AM