Changing Your Own Oil

August 22, 2014

How often should you change your oil?

If your car is in need of an oil change, remember that car repairs–including oil changes–are not permitted on MRG Apartments property. That may not be the best news for all the do-it-yourselfers. However, here’s the good news for most car owners: oil changes aren’t needed as frequently as they used to be. If you’re still changing your oil every 3,000 miles, chances are you’re overdoing it and wasting time and money in the process. According to the experts at, thanks to advances in oil chemistry and engine technology, most cars now only require an oil change every 7,500 or 10,000 miles. So disregard that handy windshield sticker and check your owner’s manual before heading out for your routine auto maintenance.

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