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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: Sep 18, 2014 12:19:18 AM

Nope.
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Gazas
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 9:38:52 PM

No
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michael562
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 9:49:17 AM

no
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iwannavet
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 9:11:15 AM

about 4500
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imlefty
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Message Posted: Sep 8, 2014 4:38:07 PM

NO, that is a terrible waste of good oil. I change every 7,500 to 10,000 miles
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RxHugh
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Message Posted: Sep 8, 2014 12:48:16 PM

y
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Sep 8, 2014 12:35:08 PM

NO
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Sep 5, 2014 12:46:11 AM

no
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Sep 4, 2014 12:25:33 AM

no
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Message Posted: Sep 2, 2014 5:32:12 AM

no
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pkhdonovan
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Message Posted: Sep 2, 2014 3:21:07 AM

no every 5000
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ranger1169
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Message Posted: Sep 2, 2014 1:31:07 AM

LOT MORE THAN 3K
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Sep 1, 2014 11:47:37 PM

No
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ranger1169
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Message Posted: Sep 1, 2014 12:36:50 AM

LOT FARTHER THAN 3K
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Aug 31, 2014 11:54:20 PM

No
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Aug 25, 2014 11:49:05 PM

Nada.
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2014 11:14:08 PM

No I do not.
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2014 12:49:40 AM

No
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ranger1169
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2014 12:59:48 AM

Changed today good for a yr. or 10K whatever comes first mobile one 0-40 pure synthetic
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bbstacker1
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2014 12:01:06 AM

No
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john382
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Message Posted: Aug 20, 2014 11:22:52 PM

yes
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99dakota
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Message Posted: Aug 20, 2014 7:56:46 PM

No, it's not necessary.
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fiberguy
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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2014 1:49:28 AM

no
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dental man
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2014 5:34:36 PM

N
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john382
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2014 5:21:52 PM

Yes
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2014 11:04:03 AM

No
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Message Posted: Aug 15, 2014 7:44:42 AM

no
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Message Posted: Aug 15, 2014 7:43:25 AM

no
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john382
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Message Posted: Aug 15, 2014 1:11:07 AM

Yes
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Aug 11, 2014 11:13:32 AM

No
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ranger1169
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Message Posted: Aug 11, 2014 12:19:36 AM

10 K OR 1 YR. WHATEVER COMES FIRST Pure synthetic 0W-40 Mobile 1 Mercedes recommeded
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2014 3:03:08 PM

No, way! More like 6-7K.
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Gazas
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2014 9:03:01 PM

No
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ranger1169
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2014 12:35:47 AM

More than 3K
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fiberguy
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Message Posted: Aug 3, 2014 11:38:30 PM

no
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RxHugh
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Message Posted: Aug 3, 2014 9:46:39 PM

n
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dental man
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Message Posted: Aug 3, 2014 6:21:00 PM

N
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sdslim
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Message Posted: Aug 3, 2014 3:48:23 PM

No. Every 15,000 miles with Mobil One.
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Aug 3, 2014 12:54:21 PM

no. Twice/year. Every 5000 miles, about.
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Mikeyl
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Message Posted: Aug 1, 2014 10:35:59 AM

I change my oil when the computer tells me it's time to change it. That's usually a lot closer to 5,000 miles.
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Jul 31, 2014 11:17:20 PM

No, I do not.
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2014 10:21:29 AM

No
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ranger1169
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2014 12:22:23 AM

more than 3K
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2014 12:00:41 AM

Less than you think.
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dental man
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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2014 1:14:17 PM

N
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2014 11:47:56 AM

Less than that.
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ranger1169
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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2014 12:26:39 AM

more than that
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john382
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2014 10:38:02 PM

Yes
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2014 4:20:19 PM

no
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Gabilondo
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2014 2:23:01 PM

No. That is ridiculous.
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