Car Oil Change - What Happens If I Am Past The Limit?

An important question that our customers often ask is, "How long should you go between car oil changes?"  To keep from finding out the terrible answer to what happens if you go past the oil limit with your vehicle, contact us  and book an oil change today. To learn more about the importance of keeping a healthy oil in your vehicle, read on.

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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. We recommend 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.

At Hansma, we suggest that you change your vehicle's oil every 5,000 kilometres.

What Happens If I Go Over The 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. 

 

Hansma's Commitment To Preventative Maintenance

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.

How To Book An Oil Change

If you have any questions about oil changes, our staff will be happy to provide you with a courteous answer. Call us to book an oil change, or use our online form for quick, professional service. We can service you quickly and with a minimum of disruption to your day. We are located at 88 Shoemaker Street, Kitchener, Ontario.

                               Hansma Automotive Staff

                               Hansma Automotive Staff

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Sources

How Often Should You Change Your Car Oil?

Change Oil Less Frequently, Automakers Recommend

Does My Car Really Need An Oil Change Every 5000 km?

Posted on June 8, 2015 .