When Should I Get My Oil Changed?

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Whether you’re the owner of a shiny new Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, RAM or a used vehicle of some other make and model, getting your oil changed is one of the most important responsibilities you have as the owner of a vehicle. The rule of thumb used to be to get your oil changed every three months or 3,000 miles, whichever came first. New engineering and research has changed that common wisdom, though, and it’s generally agreed that most vehicles are okay with getting an oil change around every 5,000 miles. These intervals can vary slightly depending on the vehicle, though, so it’s important to check your owner’s manual or get in touch with your Daytona Beach Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, RAM service center to make sure you know the particulars for your make and model.

Why Are Oil Changes So Important?

It’s good to know what we do during an oil change and why. Oil is the lubricant that prevents excessive friction between the pistons and the inner walls of the housing. If you wait too long to get your oil changed, the oil can run low or get filled with debris. When that happens, excessive engine heating can occur, decreasing the performance and efficiency of the vehicle and putting you and those around you at risk.

How Do I Change My Oil?

If you would like to change your own oil, there are a number of steps you will need to take, including:

  1. Choosing the right kind of oil
  2. Preparing supplies and vehicle
  3. Draining oil from the drain plug
  4. Tightening the drain plug
  5. Changing the oil filter
  6. Adding new oil
  7. Making sure the oil level is right

Schedule Your Oil Change in Daytona Beach

While some people enjoy DIY projects like changing their own oil, many simply prefer the speed, convenience, and professionalism of a certified service center. At Daytona Dodge Chrysler Jeep RAM, you can easily schedule an appointment for your next oil change, bring your car in, and be back on the road in no time! And before you do, make sure to check out our current service specials for any deals we’re currently running. Our service center is located at 1450 North Tomoka Farms Road in Daytona Beach, FL, and you can always contact us with any questions about Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, RAM oil changes.

Our Service Specials

3 Great Service For 1 Great Price
  • Lube, Oil and Filter Change
  • Tire Rotation
  • 23 Point Inspection

Only $59.95!

Oil Change: Offer only valid for Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, Ram and FIAT vehicles. Excludes synthetic oil, up to 5 quarts, SRT and HEMI extra. Does not include diesel. All prices are plus tax and shop supplies.

EXPIRES: 12/31/2022
Free Tire Rotations

Free tire rotations for the life of the tires with the purchase of 4 brand new tires.

*Excludes dually (rear axles), or over-sized tires and rims. All prices are plus tax and shop supplies.

3 Year Flat Tire Changing Assistance
In the event of a flat tire consumers can call the toll-free number listed in the Michelin Owner’s Manual or the wallet card (provided in the owner’s manual) to receive flat tire changing assistance. A qualified service professional will be dispatched to remove the wheel  on which the flat tire is mounted, and install the consumer’s  inflated spare tire & wheel assembly. If an inflated spare is not
available, towing will be provided at no cost to the nearest approved  Michelin servicing dealer of the consumer’s choice.  Service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year in the United States and Canada.
For Flat Tire Changing Assistance call: 1-888-553-4327
Tire Price Match Guarantee

Not valid during "Buy 3, Get the 4th for $1" promotion. Available on select tires that are offered at your dealership.

EXPIRES: 12/31/2022
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