Oil Change in Jasper, IN


Oil Changes at Ruxer Ford Inc.

Oil changes remain an essential component of vehicle ownership. Whether your engine runs on gasoline or diesel, routine oil changes are essential to protect your vehicle's value, longevity, and performance specifications. Assisting drivers from Jasper to Ferdinand in upholding their vehicle's mechanical integrity, Ruxer Ford Inc.'s team of service specialists quickly and efficiently perform oil changes to keep you on the road with confidence.

When Should You Get Your Oil Changed?

Drivers should change their oil dependent on its current condition. For vehicles that require convention oil, this threshold is typically reached in three thousand miles, while vehicles that require synthetic oil typically require an oil change in twice that mileage. However, should your oil appear thick and dark black, or especially if it appears a milky brown or grainy with tangible metal pieces suspended within, an oil change and possible additional service requirements may be immediately necessary.

How Often Should You Check Your Oil Level, and How?

Regularly checking engine oil, along with other fluid levels, is a good habit for vehicle owners to get into. Halfway through a specified oil change interval is typically a good practice, as any potential red flags may be identified before major damage is caused.



How Long Can I Drive Between Oil Changes?

Typically, both gasoline and diesel engines that take convention oil require an oil change every three thousand miles. Some engines take synthetic oil, and typically require changing every six thousand miles - twice that of conventional oil. However, depending on your driving style, your engine's oil may require changing before the recommended interval, and perhaps even after.

What Happens When You Don't Change Your Oil?

As engine oil is exposed to heat, the oil "cracks" molecularly, reducing its ability to lubricate efficiently. As the lubrication deteriorates, excessive heat will build up in your engine, potentially resulting in a cracked engine block or cylinder head - an expensive fix. Other oil-related issues can either be caused, exacerbated or result from unchanged oil, typically characterized by coolant within the oil (causing a milky brown color) or metal pieces suspended within the oil (indicative of a larger mechanical failure).

What Kind Of Oil Does My Car Need?

Depending on your model, your vehicle will require a specific grade and type of oil. Grade refers to the degree of viscosity and operating temperature range, while the oil type (synthetic or conventional) is selected based on manufacturer specifications and recommendations.

Receive Your Oil Change at Ruxer Ford Inc.

When seeking an expert-administered oil change, look no further than the team of specialized service technicians at Ruxer Ford Inc. Trained to identify your vehicle's service requirements, our service center gets you back on the road quickly and efficiently. Stop by our dealership to speak with a service center representative, or give us a call to schedule your next oil change today!

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Ruxer Ford Lincoln Inc.

123 Place Road - Hwy 231 S.
Directions Jasper, IN 47546

  • Sales: (877) 876-6394
  • Service: (812) 482-1200
  • Parts: (812) 481-1300

Hours

  • Monday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wednesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Friday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Saturday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Sunday Closed
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