Engine oilis your car’s most important fluid. It performs three major functions in today’s modern engines; providing critical lubrication to multiple moving parts within, carrying away dirt, grime, carbon and metal particles before they can build up and wear engine parts, and feeds many small switches in the car which allows for increased fuel efficiency: decreasing emissions and providing power throughout the full torque spectrum.
An oiland filter changeservice is one of the cheapest and most effective ways to prolong the life of your car. Depending on the manufacturer, this interval can range from 5,000 miles to 7,500 miles. Oilchangesfor aging cars should become more frequent. Most cars on the road today use multi-grade oil— one that can work efficiently in cold and hot weather. The best way to find out which oilis best for you is to check your owner’s manual…or talk to your Trident Auto mechanic.