Should I change my Chevrolet vehicle’s engine oil at regular intervals?

March 10th, 2021 by

pouring oil into an engineHow to know when it is time to change your new Chevrolet vehicle’s oil 

For some people, the easiest way to keep track of oil is to get your car’s engine oil changed at regular intervals, while this isn’t a bad idea, it also isn’t necessary to get your vehicle’s oil changed every 3,000 miles. That is because new Chevrolet vehicles come with an Oil Life Monitoring System. This replaces the need to check your oil regularly, as it can check it for you. Keep reading to learn more about how you can know when it is time to change your new Chevrolet vehicle’s oil. Get your next oil change here in Nashville, TN. 

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Is it a good idea to get my vehicle’s oil changed every 3,000 miles? 

We can’t say that it’s a bad idea, but you don’t need to set yourself a mileage limit on oil changes if you have a new Chevrolet vehicle, it should be equipped with an Engine Oil Life System. This system will let you know when it is time to change your oil. 

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How will I know when it is time to change my Chevrolet vehicle’s oil?

The time of checking our oil at home is behind us. You don’t need to manually check it, although you certainly can still do that if you know how to. The Engine Oil Life System will give you a message inside your vehicle. Keep an eye out for a “Change Engine Oil Soon” message and be prepared to change your oil as soon as possible when the message appears. If you know that you’ll be in a place where you don’t want to get your oil changed, such as on a road trip, then it isn’t a bad idea to get one done just in case. 

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What if my vehicle never tells me that it is time for an oil change? 

In no cases are vehicles immune to the need of getting an oil change. If you drive in the most optimal conditions, then the system might not tell you that it is time for an oil change for a very long time. In that case, Chevrolet recommends getting a yearly oil change and resetting the system at that time. 

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