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GAJDHI

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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2014 1:33:25 AM

yes, at every three month or 5,000 k.m whichever come earlier
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northernbeach
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Message Posted: Aug 11, 2014 6:48:17 AM

hi, here you get many information of gas heating with all northern services its a best service for you to using these equipment.
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46chief
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Message Posted: Aug 9, 2014 10:41:20 AM

I don't do it myself anymore but I get it changed per the engine manual.
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WEDDY
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2014 9:35:04 AM

yes
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2014 1:32:18 PM

yes 6months oil change

[Edited by: carinthuist at 8/7/2014 1:32:56 PM EST]
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thomnrosie
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2014 12:43:32 PM

Every 5k is good to have your engine oil change; don't forget to change your oil filter as well.
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Awing1
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2014 12:05:10 PM

every 6 months with synthetic oil since i don't drive much, or every 75000 km whichever comes first.
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dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2014 10:01:13 AM

70/30% and I trust myself more...!
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redfish67
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2014 9:54:01 AM

every 7500
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pvdray
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2014 7:29:13 AM

every 7500 miles with a synthetic blend
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OilerFan
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2014 11:57:12 AM

I try to get the oil changed every 3000 to 4000 miles.
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dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2014 10:12:51 AM

Modern vehicles with healthy engines have less pollutants going into the oil, mine can go 7-10 K with no drop in levels, tailpipe stays unusually clean since new(finger wiping clean)test. Big difference from two decades ago. Great performance @ 80 K miles.
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twt
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2014 4:39:07 AM

At the factory recommended times.
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conley82273
Sophomore Author Oakland

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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2014 12:29:25 PM

I changee the filter every 5000 and changeee the oil every 10000 With Mobil 1 synthetic oil. Oil analysis stated good for 15000 miles. Im a locomotive mechanic And only time we changee the oil in the locomotives is when I sample comes back bad 90% of the time its contaminated with fuel or water.
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poetdog73
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2014 2:36:16 AM

every 3,000 miles
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cheapmonkee
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2014 2:18:23 AM

Don't trust the shops and it is easier and much cheaper to do quality synthetic oil changes myself. No annoying upselling or sabotage.
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Apr 23, 2014 6:18:39 AM

Twice a year . . .
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GLM4205
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Message Posted: Apr 23, 2014 6:03:33 AM

Yes by the auto professionals.
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Apr 22, 2014 7:52:03 PM

no twice a year

[Edited by: carinthuist at 4/22/2014 7:52:33 PM EST]
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Bartlettvanman
Sophomore Author Memphis

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Message Posted: Apr 22, 2014 9:02:06 AM

Not me personally, but I have it done every 3,000 miles.
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2014 7:24:36 PM

no
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Awing1
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2014 8:44:51 AM

Yes every 6 months with synthetic oil. I don't drive much, so I use time limitation.
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twt
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2014 4:24:05 AM

Yes, every 4,000 miles.
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dieselpower2014
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2014 12:51:46 AM

Of course...I hope everyone does.
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one800rv
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2014 2:13:40 PM

I change my own. We live in a 35-foot motorhome and only put 5,300 miles on it last year. I use Mobil-1 and I change the oil once/year.
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goldmonk
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2014 10:43:43 AM

yes
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randy3116
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2014 5:42:41 AM

every 5k miles in my car; every 4k miles in my wife's
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Yen1
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2014 5:12:45 AM

Yes
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csh7586
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 6:49:26 PM

yes. habitually.
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mhradecky
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Message Posted: Mar 9, 2014 12:59:43 AM

yes.
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outlaw329
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2014 11:45:51 PM

Yes
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2014 11:33:56 PM

Yes
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thirstyV8suv
All-Star Author Columbus

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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2014 11:01:20 PM

mobil1 synthetic. oil change interval is just under 7500 because manufacturer warranty is void if exceed 7500 OCI

wifes care automatically tells when oil requires changing and often reminds us between 9,000-10,000 miles. use mobil1 there too
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Vin63
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2014 10:08:06 AM

I go by a UOA report and currently at a 11K mile oil change interval on the TDI and 15K mile interval on the Duramax.
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thebrohta167
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2014 8:37:16 AM

yes
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GLM4205
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2014 4:58:54 AM

Yes when my car system tells me..
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eyegotgas2
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2014 7:54:52 AM

I have a system that tells me the life of my oil. When it is down to 10 or 15%, I get it changed.
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cv
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2014 6:43:43 AM

Yes, I change mine every 7.5k as recommended in the car manual and use synthetic oil.
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88_SC_Fan
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Message Posted: Feb 7, 2014 10:29:44 PM

I change my own oil in my truck. Don't want to pay someone else for what I can do myself. I run about every 3 months or 5,000 miles.
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playtimeCLE
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Message Posted: Feb 7, 2014 11:07:06 AM

I do it myself.
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2014 7:11:31 AM

Twice a year, regardless of mileage
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Madridjoe
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2014 6:23:40 AM

5,000 mi
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poetdog73
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2014 3:47:44 AM

whenever I think I should (about every 3 months)
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cheapmonkee
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2014 2:26:48 AM

I have so much oil from rebates and clearances that I change oil like Hank Hill, whenever I get bored.
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pghbill
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2014 12:09:35 AM

yes
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REKEY
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Message Posted: Feb 2, 2014 10:37:10 PM

I have someone do it!
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Feb 2, 2014 9:56:02 PM

No
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xbAG
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Message Posted: Feb 2, 2014 8:14:20 PM

my adult son does it.
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OceanArcher
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Message Posted: Feb 2, 2014 8:44:32 AM

Gosh, yes -- as the scheduled intervals printed in my Owner's Manual
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