What Happens If You Don’t Change Your Oil?

What happens if you don’t change your oil? When you don’t change the oil in your vehicle, heat from the engine, pistons, and other components of the engine block are not being properly absorbed. This can lead to a host of engine issues down the road. Having your oil changed on a regular basis ensures your vehicle is running properly and safely when you hit the roads of Redbluff. Learn why oil change service is so important with SJ Denham Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram.

What Does The Oil Do?

Oil lubricates the engine and prevents it from overheating. If you don’t have fresh oil to replace the old oil, this can cause the pistons to weld themselves to the cylinders due to the excess heat. Oil also begins to collect contaminants as it ages. If you don’t change out the oil, the dirt and debris it picks up could prevent your vehicle from working effectively. This can also cause overheating and other engine problems.

How Often Should I Change My Vehicle’s Oil?

As a good general rule to ensure your vehicle runs smoothly for many years to come, it is a good idea to change the oil in your vehicle every three months or after 3,000 miles (whichever comes first). If you drive longer distances more often than not, you might want to think about having your vehicle changed more often to keep it running at peak performance.

How Do I Change the Oil Myself?

Making sure you purchase the right type of oil for your vehicle is the first step. Once you have that and everything else you need, you need to drain the old oil from the vehicle. When the oil is fully drained out, secure the cap and you can start adding the new oil. Be sure that you fill it slowly and keep checking the level as you go.

How Long Does it Take to Get an Oil Change?

Have you wondered, “How long does it take to get an oil change?” On average, it can take anywhere from 15 to 45 minutes. This can vary depending on how busy the service center is. If you would like to know more about how long your next oil change appointment may take, do not hesitate to reach out to the team at SJ Denham Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram.

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Learning what happens if you don’t get your oil changed can help you better care for your new vehicle. And when it comes time to have it changed, keep SJ Denham Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram in mind. Our knowledgeable and friendly technicians can help with everything from oil changes to tire rotations and beyond. Contact us today or use our online form to set up your appointment.

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603 South Mount Shasta Blvd Mount Shasta, CA

Phone: 530-926-4817



Phone: 530-926-4817

603 South Mount Shasta Blvd Mount Shasta, CA


Phone: 530-926-4817

603 South Mount Shasta Blvd Mount Shasta, CA


Phone: 530-926-4817

603 South Mount Shasta Blvd Mount Shasta, CA
41.3088008 -122.3112846
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SJ Denham Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram
SJ Denham Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram
603 South Mount Shasta Blvd
Mount Shasta, CA, 96067 US
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