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Conflicting Advice on Motor Oil Change Intervals
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Conflicting Advice on Motor Oil Change Intervals
I use Mobil 1 synthetic in my Corvette, BMW, Ford F150, HD FLHTC, and my lawn equipment. I've researched the product and others, and remain loyal to Mobil 1. Why does Mobil, as well as other brands, fall back on "manufacturer's [oil change] recommendations" but sell us on a product claiming "superior performance" and "longer life"????  Who do we believe? 1) Jiffy Lube at 3,000 miles? 2) the manufacturer at 8,000 - 14,000 miles depending on the car? or 3) Mobil 1, for which we will pay 50% -75% more for what? Talk about a Hot Potato!!!
-- Wayne Pilato, Neshanic Station, NJ
Oil change intervals can be as short as 3,000 miles or as long 15,000 miles on some new cars. We recommend that you follow the oil and filter change frequencies shown in your owner's manual, especially under the warranty period. With Mobil 1´s high-performance reserves, you can have the confidence to go the full mileage or timeframe recommended by the vehicle manufacturer. Mobil 1 is especially suitable for the latest vehicles with extended drain intervals or vehicles with oil monitoring systems that vary oil drain intervals.
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