Why Changing Your Car’s Oil is So Important

by Jimmy Palakis

One thing that always seems to be on everybody’s to do list is changing the oil in their cars.

It is just one of those things that is a daunting and time consuming hassle. Though we all know that it’s something we should get around to doing more times than we’d like to admit, that dashboard light stays on for an extended period of time.

It is very important not to put it off for long. Changing your oil on a regular basis is arguably to keep your car at peak performance and maximize the life of your car, maximize horsepower and make sure all cylinders are firing.

Although this is all well and good, the real reasons you should change your oil is the significant damage that not changing your oil can inflict on your car. The oil lubricates all moving parts and not changing your oil can have serious consequences on your engine.

By not having oil, or only having oil that is no longer good due to dirt build-up, you run the risk of having moving parts jam, not work properly or fail alltogether.

There are two ways to go about having your oil changed. You can do it yourself
or you can have a professional mechanic do it. Because of today’s rules and restrictions regarding the disposal of oil, I would recommend having a professional mechanic change your oil.

Don’t negate the importance of changing your oil, you want your car running to its full potential.