Getting an oil change regularly is a very important maintenance repair. The purpose of engine oil is to lubricate as well as cool and clean the engine.
Oil Change Types
There are 3 basic types of engine oil. There is conventional, synthetic blend and synthetic.
Conventional oil is the basic oil and it comes from crude oil.
Synthetic blend engine oil or semi synthetic is a combination of conventional oil and synthetic oil.
Synthetic or full synthetic engine oil is that is artificially made. Generally speaking, full synthetic engine oils contain no crude based oils and is great for your car.
Advantages Of Synthetic Engine Oil
Longer life, fewer emissions, increased fuel economy and higher quality among others are the advantages of synthetic engine oil.
The main disadvantage of synthetic oils is cost, among other disadvantages.
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What Kind Of Oil
Oil Change at LMC
What kind of oil should i get for my oil change?
A good question whereas there are so many types, weights and brands to choose from. Moreover, do i use conventional or synthetic?
The best way to find out what you should be using is in your cars owners manual. This will give you the type, conventional or synthetic as well as the weight that’s recommended.
You could also go to Mobil and select your vehicle and it can show you what you need.
Of course you could call us and we can look it up for you as well.
LMC Complete Automotive performs oil changes in Spring TX among other repairs.
During the service we will inspect tire pressure and add if needed, top off other fluids as well as changing the oil and filter.
We will also inspect your battery and filters as well.
Our oil change service takes about 30 minutes and prices start at just $41.40!
Stop in or schedule an appointment today!