Regular oil changes and maintenance are critical to keep your vehicle running smoothly and prolong its lifespan. Oil changes involve draining the old oil from the engine and replacing it with new, clean oil, which helps lubricate the engine and prevent wear and tear on its moving parts. In addition to oil changes, other routine maintenance services may include:
- Tire Rotations: This involves swapping the positions of your vehicle's tires to ensure even wear and prolong their lifespan.
- Fluid Replacements: This includes checking and replacing fluids such as coolant, brake fluid, power steering fluid, and transmission fluid.
- Brake Inspections: This includes checking the brake pads, rotors, and other components to ensure proper function and safe stopping distances.
- Air Filter Replacements: This includes replacing the air filter, which helps to ensure clean air is entering the engine, resulting in better fuel efficiency and engine performance.
- Battery Inspections: This includes checking the battery, its cables, and connections to ensure proper function and prevent unexpected breakdowns.
- Belt and Hose Inspections: This includes checking the belts and hoses that power various systems in your vehicle, such as the alternator, air conditioning, and power steering.
By performing regular maintenance and oil changes, you can help prevent costly repairs down the line and keep your vehicle running smoothly for years to come. It's recommended to consult your vehicle's owner manual to see the specific maintenance schedule and recommendations from the manufacturer.
At Central Tire Edmonton our oil change service's use only factory recommended premium oils and WIX filters, weather its regular oil your vehicle requires or full synthetic oil we have you covered.
OIL CHANGE OPTIONS
- Regular oil change: Oil/filter change, check tire pressures
- Synthetic oil change: Synthetic oil/filter change, check tire pressures
- Plan-A Service: Change oil/filter + 120 point written vehicle inspection report
- Plan-AS Service: Synthetic oil/filter change +120 point written vehicle inspection report
Most vehicle's requires a min of 2 oil changes per year depending on vehicle make. Oil change intervals are based on manufacturer operating guides and relying on your oil life monitor (OLM) the range is usually from 3,000 to 16,000 kilometers.
Keeping your vehicle on a regular scheduled maintenance program with save you money and downtime in the future. Call us and we can discuss a vehicle program that follows your manufacture's guidelines.