Keeping up with routine maintenance is important for any vehicle, as they are measures taken to prevent bigger, more expensive repair issues. Oil changes are one of these routine maintenance services you'll need performed on your vehicle regularly. If you're looking for a team of reliable and knowledgeable technicians to swap out the engine oil in your vehicle, look no further than the team at Georgesville Nissan.

Their goal is to make sure drivers in Columbus, Grove City, and Lincoln Village, OH receive amazing service and know the signs to look for that signal an oil change is necessary. On this page, you'll read more information about oil changes.


What Is an Oil Change?

An oil change is the removal of old, dirty, and/or low engine oil. It is then replaced with new, clean oil. This process keeps your engine running properly and works hand-in-hand with many other components underneath the hood of your vehicle. If there is any buildup or debris, it is cleaned off the engine during the oil change process.


How Often Do I Need an Oil Change?

Great question! It largely depends on your vehicle, how often you drive, the distance you drive, and your driving habits. a general rule of thumb, with new vehicles, is that your oil should be changed every 5,000 miles. In older vehicles, it may need to be more often, likely around 3,000 miles or less. Consult your owner's manual for more information.


Benefits of Oil Changes

As you already know, an oil change ensures your car can keep running consistently. There are many other benefits in addition to that one, though. One of the systems your engine works in conjunction with is the fuel system. So, oil changes can improve or maintain peak fuel efficiency in your vehicle. If you want to stay on the road longer, make sure you take care of your oil changes.

You can also increase your vehicle's resale value if you ever decide you want to sell it. Any type of maintenance the vehicle needs should be performed before being put on the market.


Signs I Need an Oil Change

There are many signs that can indicate your vehicle needs its oil changed. Nowadays, vehicles are technologically advanced enough to let you know when that time is near with on-screen alerts and an oil light popping up on your dashboard. A few other signs that can signal an oil change include:

  • Heavy, visible exhaust (most newer vehicles don't emit visible exhaust, so this is a big one)
  • Burning smell
  • Rattling or shaking
  • Banging sounds (metal hitting metal)
  • Decreased fuel efficiency

Where Can I Get My Oil Changed?

At Georgesville Nissan! Oil changes are part of our Express Service program, which do not require an appointment and come with a free multi-point inspection and car wash. For drivers in Columbus, Grove City, and Lincoln Village, OH, that kind of convenience will have you back on the road as fast as possible.

To learn more about oil changes, click through to the resources on this page. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact our service center by phone or online.


 

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