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yodudebc

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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2011 9:58:14 PM

And if you use self-serve, how often do you check your oil?
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 12:42:06 AM

full
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gvan
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2014 10:17:25 AM

I'm not aware of any full service stations in this area so I use self-service. I have no set schedule for checking my oil but it probably averages once a month.
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dakine
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2014 9:21:20 AM

Self serve. I change oil every 5K miles. I don't check it.
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2014 11:13:18 AM

Self
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eB40
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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2014 12:57:56 PM

Self
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MeTaBall
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Message Posted: Nov 8, 2014 5:12:42 PM

Self
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BartandLisa
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2014 9:01:26 PM

Self
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PirateJim1
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2014 12:55:33 PM

I don't know of any full service stations in Tampa at all.
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2014 12:43:25 PM

Self serve!!!
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Mikeyy1960
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2014 5:39:45 AM

i check my own oil…
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WilhamClouse
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2014 5:07:16 PM

self
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dhmac
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2014 4:54:33 PM

self
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justinemt14
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2014 4:54:06 PM

Full, NJ State law.
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psm80134
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2014 1:04:41 PM

Self.
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2014 10:51:18 AM

self
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SGLuz
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2014 6:51:12 PM

Self
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2014 5:42:30 PM

Self
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justinemt14
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 7:38:52 AM

Full serve, NJ state law.
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 7:25:39 AM

Self
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Oct 17, 2014 12:43:01 AM

self
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justinemt14
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Message Posted: Oct 17, 2014 12:20:40 AM

Full Serve - NJ state law.
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noblegiant
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2014 11:57:13 PM

Either
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stoner0046
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2014 11:18:33 PM

Living in New Jersey I have no choice, It is the only state east of the Mississippi River that doesn't allow for self service.
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krazkar
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2014 4:19:02 PM

self
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2014 3:08:49 PM

self
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dhmac
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2014 3:05:32 PM

Self
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Thumper52
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2014 2:04:21 PM

Self serve, I'm not lazy
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2014 9:08:58 PM

Self
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DaddyD302
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Message Posted: Oct 8, 2014 3:31:02 AM

self

[Edited by: DaddyD302 at 10/8/2014 3:31:13 AM EST]
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eB40
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2014 5:04:46 PM

Self
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BartandLisa
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2014 9:29:04 PM

Always self
OIl checked at home
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luvmyrv
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2014 2:20:25 PM

Self...all the way!
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justinemt14
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2014 2:18:17 PM

Full, NJ state law.
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2014 1:31:31 PM

Self
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2014 12:40:10 PM

self
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Message Posted: Sep 26, 2014 7:29:57 PM

self
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Message Posted: Sep 26, 2014 11:12:26 AM

self
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Vin63
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Message Posted: Sep 26, 2014 9:55:49 AM

Self…I can't think of a full service station near me anymore.
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Sep 26, 2014 9:52:31 AM

self
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2014 12:15:56 PM

Self
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 1:12:51 AM

self
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noblegiant
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 12:12:17 AM

Either
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BartandLisa
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 7:21:58 PM

Usually self
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MeTaBall
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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2014 3:38:41 PM

Self, keep forgetting when in Jersey!
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jl1rp
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Message Posted: Sep 8, 2014 2:10:52 AM

self mostly
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justinemt14
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Message Posted: Sep 8, 2014 12:50:56 AM

Full - NJ state law.
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Message Posted: Sep 7, 2014 6:20:18 PM

self
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Message Posted: Sep 7, 2014 6:16:30 PM

self
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Message Posted: Sep 7, 2014 5:02:16 PM

Self
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Message Posted: Sep 2, 2014 5:47:08 PM

Self
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