Tandem Tire offers many different types of oil changes for the various different types of vehicles. Please see your owner’s manual for the recommended schedule which normally is between 3-5,000 miles. This can help prevent premature engine wear and keep your oil free of any metal fragments.
Your vehicle’s engine depends on clean oil and filter to keep it running smoothly.
When you have an oil change done at Tandem Tire we also check the fluids and lube any available parts as recommended by your vehicle’s manufacturer.
When to change your oil:
Using the manufacturer’s recommendation.
If the check oil light is illuminated.
Check if the check engine light is on.
If your oil is grimy which could be from rough use or when used on dirty or dusty roads.
If you notice pinging, knocking or various other odd sounds are coming from your engine.
Typical oil change includes:
Draining and replacing the oil.
Replacing the oil filter.
Inspecting the air filter.
Checking and topping off fluids.
Lubricating all available grease fittings.
Checking belts and hoses for visible wear.
Inspecting tire air pressure and adjusting as necessary.
General examination of the undercarriage for visible signs of trouble.