Don’t Under Estimate the Importance of a Routine Oil Change

Oil changes are certainly undervalued by many car owners and one of the most neglected automotive services today. With that said, the team here at Auto Clinic of Franklin wants to share with our valued customers the importance of having a routine oil change for your vehicle.

Why Is an Oil Change So Important to the Health and Performance of Your Vehicle?

Vehicles and their many components become more and more enhanced year after year. With the many advanced changes that occur, there tends to be a greater vehicle lifespan all with less maintenance for most vehicles today. However, with the hectic lifestyles and schedules we all have, people tend to dismiss routine maintenance of their vehicles which includes oil changes, as simply not as important or even not really necessary. This could not be farther from the truth.

Routine Maintenance for Modern Engines

Modern engines found in vehicles today are environmentally friendly and marketed as more efficient. Even with these advancements, you can experience significant problems if you simply do not engage in routine maintenance or proper care of your vehicle. Modern engines offer consumers fuel savings all without loss of power. However, the small screens within the solenoids of your engine will still become clogged with dirt and debris from engine oil that is dirty as a result of overuse.

When you have your oil changed regularly you avoid unnecessary problems and your vehicle will function near to perfect, while neglecting oil changes will typically present with a flashing check engine light on your dash over time. With this thought in mind, the team here at Auto Clinic of Franklin highly recommends that you schedule these routine services so you do not find yourself faced with a flashing check engine light and costly engine repairs resulting from the lack of routine care and maintenance.

The Benefits of Routine Oil Changes

When you get in the habit of scheduling oil changes regularly you allow the trained and certified automotive techs here at Auto Clinic of Franklin to identify potential problems early on before they turn in major costly repairs. When performing routine services, our team of qualified technicians is able to make you aware of any problems or issues detected and provide you with effective solutions. Routine maintenance is critical to the overall health, integrity and performance of your vehicle and is simply not something to ignore or put on a back burner.

Sum It Up

There are constant changes being made in vehicles, all of which can enhance a vehicle’s performance and lifespan. However, regardless of the modern technological advancements it is important to understand that a routine oil change is critical to your vehicle and should not be overlooked or underestimated.

We all rely upon our vehicles to get us where we need to go, when we need to get there and to do it all efficiently and comfortably. We would all welcome an extended lifespan to our vehicles and the peace of mind knowing that we are not going to breakdown on the highway in the middle of the frigid winter months or during a spring downpour. To embrace this peace of mind the professionals here at Auto Clinic of Franklin want to remind you to not put off scheduling your routine oil change, but rather give a shout out to one of our team today and schedule your service appointment now.

The winter months are here, so be sure to take steps to ensure the comfort and safety of all your passengers by performing routine services, including oil changes, that are sure to keep your vehicle up and running and keep you out on the road where you belong. The new year is upon us now and we want to send along wishes from our family to yours for a very happy, safe and prosperous New Year ahead!!

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