Motor Oil - Fact vs Fiction

Motor oil is an important component of your vehicle. Without motor oil, your car’s engine would be damaged, or your vehicle wouldn’t run. There are many motor oil myths that have been around for many years. If you’re a driver with concerns about motor oil and oil changes, stop at Sutton Lincoln and speak with our professionals.

Here are some common motor oil myths.

• Oil should be changed every 3,000 miles.
• The filter doesn’t need to be changed every oil change.
• If oil is black, it means it needs to be changed.
• Oil should be changed before a long trip.
• If synthetic oil is used once, it always should be used.
• The “W” before the first two numbers means the oil’s weight.

Call us for an appointment or stop at our Matteson shop today. We can set up a schedule for your oil changes, so you don’t have to worry about it.



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