Myths of Motor Oil Debunked

As a car owner, you have probably been told many different myths about motor oil. It is important to understand what is a fact and what is a myth so that you can make more educated decisions when it comes to protecting your vehicle. The following are just a couple of the myths you may have heard.

You may have heard that you need to get your motor oil changed every 3,000 miles. This is simply false. Oil change intervals depend on a wide variety of factors, such as the make of your vehicle and any specifications set by the manufacturer.

You may have also heard that you need to change your motor oil if it is black. This is also false. The majority of modern motor oils are designed to clean your engine. The dark color of the oil means that the engine oil is doing its job properly.

 

 

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