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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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jdmd6613
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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 9:42:25 AM

self
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 7:24:48 AM

self
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DDubyu
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Message Posted: Apr 18, 2014 7:44:33 AM

Haven't seen full service in decades.
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eB40
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Message Posted: Apr 18, 2014 7:31:56 AM

self
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nichols
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Message Posted: Apr 15, 2014 8:01:17 AM

self
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luvmyrv
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2014 7:54:30 PM

self every time.
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PatAZ
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2014 7:33:50 PM

Always use self service if possible.

[Edited by: PatAZ at 4/12/2014 7:34:09 PM EST]
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eB40
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2014 1:17:49 PM

Self
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Apr 9, 2014 4:01:16 PM

Self
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GustheCat2
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2014 9:44:25 AM

Always use self serve
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2014 6:54:19 AM

self unless in NJ.
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dandeeman
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2014 2:49:28 PM

SELF
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eB40
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2014 2:39:09 PM

Self
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DuramaxPower
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 6:33:48 PM

self
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eB40
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 6:33:10 PM

Self
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redfish67
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Message Posted: Mar 23, 2014 7:01:25 PM

self
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Gxpress
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2014 2:18:52 AM

Self. Never check oil
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Mar 21, 2014 9:37:38 PM

Self
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Mar 17, 2014 11:58:25 AM

self
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budman1035
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2014 5:49:43 PM

Self service!
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krazkar
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2014 5:46:25 PM

Self. Sometimes.
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MertieMan
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2014 8:22:09 AM

My car doesn't burn any oil. It only has 22,000 miles on it.
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jessjames
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2014 7:55:11 AM

Self
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Ratso
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2014 7:52:59 AM

self
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2014 7:29:39 AM

self
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dhmac
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Message Posted: Mar 13, 2014 1:00:46 PM

Self
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justinemt14
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Message Posted: Mar 13, 2014 12:52:51 PM

Full -NJ state law
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yodudebc
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Message Posted: Mar 13, 2014 12:29:30 PM

Self
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Mar 13, 2014 11:08:57 AM

Self
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gvan
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2014 10:35:10 AM

I was surprised to see a station with decals on the pump with a phone number to call if you need assistance.
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the1roadhog
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2014 8:30:21 AM

There's still full service???
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nru
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2014 8:12:10 AM

check oil weekly, self serve
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noblegiant
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2014 8:08:36 AM

Don't Matter
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eB40
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2014 8:03:08 AM

Self
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04Ram1500
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Message Posted: Mar 9, 2014 12:33:15 AM

Self
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Message Posted: Mar 9, 2014 12:31:26 AM

self
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ricebike
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Message Posted: Mar 9, 2014 12:24:21 AM

i check my oil at my work's parking lot... it's more level than my slightly slanted driveway, which has a slight tilt towards the street for rain runoff

i prefer self service, but my state only allows full
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dandeeman
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Message Posted: Mar 8, 2014 5:21:09 PM

SELF
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Message Posted: Mar 8, 2014 4:26:26 PM

Both
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justinemt14
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Message Posted: Mar 8, 2014 4:11:29 PM

Full Serve only - NJ law
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psm80134
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Message Posted: Mar 8, 2014 3:15:43 PM

Self.
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eB40
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Message Posted: Mar 8, 2014 3:08:35 PM

Self
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2014 7:23:56 AM

Self
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csh7586
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2014 6:57:09 PM

Self for the most part, unless I am in NJ and they won't let me.
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eB40
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2014 12:57:41 PM

Self
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pathvet
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2014 7:23:54 PM

not as often as recommended although I have not found that I was ever really low anyway.
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noblegiant
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2014 7:02:55 PM

Don't Matter
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mhradecky
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2014 1:22:50 PM

Whatever station has the cheapest gas.
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Econis
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2014 7:36:25 AM

never have, hard to find them these days. I check my oil at home as i doo all my own maintenance.
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Feb 27, 2014 8:32:26 PM

Self
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