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99dakota
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Message Posted: Apr 24, 2011 7:55:32 PM

Most automobiles do not need their oil changed every 3000 miles. However, oil change shops try to get people to think this is necessary in order to boost sales. What do you think?
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2015 1:41:13 AM

twice/year.
pkhdonovan
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2015 3:41:41 AM

every 5000
john382
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2015 12:28:53 AM

Yes
BadgerBoy
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Message Posted: Mar 24, 2015 6:32:59 AM

5000 miles
99dakota
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Message Posted: Mar 24, 2015 6:11:15 AM

No.
lawnmower357
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2015 5:54:31 PM

Depends, but usually. If I'm burning a lot of oil due to a lot of driving then I will just top it off.
dental man
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2015 3:41:27 PM

N
Chris46
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2015 2:46:35 PM

No. Twice/year.
john382
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Message Posted: Mar 15, 2015 11:34:42 PM

Yes
Chris46
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Message Posted: Mar 15, 2015 6:06:33 PM

NO
gator2002
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2015 10:26:15 AM

yes I try to
Chris46
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2015 9:19:06 AM

Oh my gosh! NO!
john382
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2015 11:55:10 PM

Yes
Chris46
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2015 12:01:11 AM

Once every 6 months is enough.
ranger1169
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2015 12:27:07 AM

lot more than 3K
RxHugh
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Message Posted: Mar 4, 2015 11:29:42 PM

n
Chris46
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Message Posted: Mar 4, 2015 10:41:01 PM

No
Chris46
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2015 12:01:57 AM

No, but just changed it for the next 6 months
pkhdonovan
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2015 4:17:09 AM

no every 5000
ranger1169
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2015 1:00:40 AM

10k or once a yr. what ever comes first pure synthetic 0-W 40
john382
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2015 11:52:34 PM

I try
Chris46
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2015 10:44:39 AM

yes, I mean no.

[Edited by: Chris46 at 3/1/2015 10:44:56 AM EST]
michael562
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2015 8:20:11 AM

no
ChuckieT49
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2015 8:05:50 AM

no
99dakota
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2015 5:55:24 AM

No, waste of time, money, and natural resources. Twice a year is enough for me.
Chris46
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2015 8:25:45 AM

No
HFAJR0034
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2015 8:20:51 AM

YES OR LESS
ChuckieT49
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2015 7:37:41 AM

no
99dakota
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2015 6:41:24 AM

No
fiberguy
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2015 11:47:07 PM

no
sdslim
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2015 2:09:41 PM

No. I use Mobil One & I do it myself.
Chris46
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2015 11:22:15 AM

Haven't changed it in 10° weather.
Chris46
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2015 11:19:06 PM

Time to change it.
Chris46
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Message Posted: Feb 7, 2015 12:21:19 PM

Every spring and fall
april4
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Message Posted: Feb 6, 2015 8:17:33 AM

Every 5,000
iwannavet
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2015 9:19:11 AM

Yes
HFAJR0034
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2015 9:11:49 AM

YES
99dakota
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2015 6:12:31 AM

No.
99dakota
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2015 6:13:28 AM

No, waste of time, money, and natural resources. Twice a year is enough for me.
Chris46
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2015 11:55:17 AM

No, spring and fall, spring and fall.
99dakota
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2015 6:52:46 AM

No, waste of time, money., and natural resources.
ranger1169
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2015 5:19:21 AM

more than that
pkhdonovan
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2015 4:37:03 AM

no every 5000
Chris46
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2015 10:46:52 PM

No
BadgerBoy
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2015 5:17:08 AM

no
pkhdonovan
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2015 4:58:50 AM

no every 5000
Xue891
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2015 3:05:53 AM

no
Chris46
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2015 1:14:17 AM

Nope
fiberguy
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2015 11:49:39 PM

no
ranger1169
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2015 1:06:29 AM

more than that
Chris46
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Message Posted: Jan 15, 2015 10:33:50 PM

No
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