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Oil Change at Pfaff Autoworks

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Oil Change at Pfaff Autoworks

A lot of us grew up with the same instructions: change your oil every 3,000 – 4,000 kilometers.  We never questioned why, or what would happen if we didn’t follow through. While times have changed (and so has the variety of oil available), the reasons behind regular oil changes have not. A regular oil change is especially beneficial if you drive a premium quality sports car or luxury car. These upscale vehicles usually take certain types of oil that allow them to run at top performance. In this article by Pfaff Autoworks, we will talk about why it is important to NOT skip your oil change. Read on for more information.

What does the oil in your car do?

The oil in your car or truck does a lot to keep your car running smoothly. The most important job is to lubricate the engine and carry heat away from your engine. As the oil in your vehicle circulates through your engine, it continuously lubricates the thousands of engine components that have to work together in order to make your car operational. At the same time, as the oil moves around the engine, it draws the heat that the engine produces away from the engine.

Why you have to change the oil

Unfortunately, as the oil moves it also picks up dirt and other small pieces of debris from the engine. While this helps to keep the engine free of these particles, over time the oil gets too dirty to be effective. This is why an oil change is routinely needed.

What happens if you skip your oil changes?

If the oil isn’t changed, your vehicle’s engine will start to have a lot of problems. The most common issue is that the parts in your engine will become too hot. This can cause the engine to run less efficiently, and as time goes on, it can cause the engine components to warp and wear out. The lack of lubrication between these parts will also contribute to these problems. Eventually, if the oil is not changed, the entire engine will shut down and have to be replaced. This repair can cost thousands of dollars, and many people who have to do this decide to sell the car to a scrap yard and buy a new vehicle.

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While the above problems can be scary, there is good news! Getting your car’s oil changed is one of the least expensive maintenance items available. It also doesn’t take long! While you have your car in for maintenance at Pfaff Autoworks in Vaughan, your vehicle technician can do an oil change for you if you are in need. For more information about our vehicle repair maintenance and service at Pfaff Autoworks, please feel free to continue browsing through our website. Click here to find our contact information and to fill out our contact form.