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How long can I drive over my oil change

How long can I drive over my oil change?
One the long list of things that can go wrong with your car, changing your oil after the recommended period can fall to the bottom. When you think about it in the grand scheme of everything that can go wrong getting your oil changed sometimes falls lower on the list. Sure, you have the major things you need to worry about like your brakes or the transmission, but how many kilometers can you go over your oil change? Pfaff Autoworks is here to answer this question for Vaughan residents. Read on for more information.

Recommended Limits
How often should a vehicle’s oil be changed? To find the answer, begin by following the manufacturer’s recommendations, as your vehicle may have specific requirements. If in doubt, however, it is advisable to change your oil more frequently than less frequently, especially if your vehicle is used for carrying heavy loads long distances. Pfaff Autoworks recommends frequent changes because oil plays an important role in your car’s engine. Oil lubricates, cleans and cools your motor, helping to prolong its life.

What happens if I go over my oil change limit?
Old oil carries an accumulation of grit and dirt that may damage your engine’s pistons by causing wear and tear. This friction will eventually cause your vehicle to lose power. Modern cars can frequently last well over 200,000 to 300,000 km in a lifetime, but only if they are well maintained. Canada’s climate is particularly harsh on vehicles due to the large amount of contamination that enters a vehicle’s engine compartment in the form of condensation and water.

Preventative maintenance at Pfaff Autoworks
A regular oil change allows our professionally trained staff the opportunity to examine other fluid levels and components, carrying out important preventative maintenance. We believe this is an important aspect to providing our customers with good, old fashioned service. Our commitment to service has resulted in us achieving high scores for customer satisfaction, and our loyal customer base is our best form of advertising, providing us with many word-of-mouth referrals.

If you have any questions about oil changes, our staff at Pfaff Autoworks will be happy to provide you with a courteous answer. We can also service you quickly and with a minimum of disruption to your day. For more information about oil changes for Vaughan redients, or about any of our other collision repair services, please feel free to continue browsing through our website. Click here to find our contact information or to fill out our contact form