Orangevale Auto Repair

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What Kind Of Driver Are You?

Do you drive in stop-and-go traffic, or idle for extended periods? Do you make a lot of short trips? Do you drive on dusty/dirty roads, or tow a trailer? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you are considered a "severe driver". This has nothing to do with your driving skills, it's just a measure of how hard your driving habits are on your car's oil. The engine's oil level should be checked often and changed every 3k-5k miles. If you are a "severe driver", you should stick to changing it every 3k miles. Most vehicles should have the oil and filter changed every 3,000 miles or every 3 months. Critical parts of your engine are lubricated, cooled, and cleaned by your car's oil and filter. If you hardly drive the vehicle you should still replace the oil regularly, because the oil will deteriorate after time and lose its lubricating factors. Every other oil change, or every 6,000 miles we recommend performing a 6k service. A 6k service includes:

  • Change engine oil and filter
  • Rotate tires
  • Battery service
  • Lubricate chassis and hinges
  • Inspect and adjust brakes
  • Adjust clutch(if applicable)
  • Inspect air filter, wiper blades, and lights
  • Check and top off all fluids

When you bring your vehicle to Street Tech Auto Care for any service, we perform a full courtesy inspection every time. This will help you take proper care of your car, and get the most from your investment in your vehicle.

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