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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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logcabin13
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Message Posted: Oct 17, 2014 1:54:41 PM

no. 5000 regularly
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Oct 17, 2014 12:45:12 AM

No
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michael562
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2014 9:17:31 AM

no
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BCNU
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2014 5:46:30 AM

no
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ranger1169
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2014 2:26:33 AM

Lot more than 5K
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pilotdlh
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2014 11:36:04 PM

5000-7000 miles
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dental man
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2014 8:48:10 PM

N
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RxHugh
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2014 8:47:16 PM

y
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Tucsonhomes
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2014 5:00:05 PM

No, I have an indicator
It usually works out to about 7,500 miles
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sdslim
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2014 2:19:36 PM

Once per year, with Mobil one and filter twice per year.
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2014 12:37:26 PM

No, once a year on two vehicles. 5,000 miles/year on each vehicle.
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gator2002
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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2014 3:35:35 AM

Yes
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pkhdonovan
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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2014 3:33:13 AM

no every 5000
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fiberguy
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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2014 1:20:25 AM

no
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ranger1169
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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2014 12:55:45 AM

Lot more than 3K
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Oct 8, 2014 11:44:02 PM

No, but I finally changed it today.
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2014 11:17:11 PM

Nope
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Oct 6, 2014 9:39:52 AM

If I had a Corvette, I would, but no.
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gator2002
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Message Posted: Oct 6, 2014 5:38:59 AM

Yes
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john382
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Message Posted: Oct 5, 2014 11:53:58 PM

Yes
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Oct 5, 2014 11:19:18 PM

No, but its time before the weather gets too cold in Dayton, OH.
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2014 11:30:10 AM

no
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gator2002
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Message Posted: Oct 1, 2014 2:31:07 AM

Yes
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ranger1169
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Message Posted: Oct 1, 2014 12:46:30 AM

lot more than that
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2014 10:44:46 PM

NO
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Message Posted: Sep 27, 2014 11:18:47 PM

no
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Message Posted: Sep 27, 2014 1:39:24 PM

No
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ranger1169
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2014 12:11:22 AM

more than 3K
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Sep 23, 2014 5:56:41 PM

No
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ranger1169
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Message Posted: Sep 23, 2014 1:22:03 AM

More than that
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2014 11:42:45 PM

No
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gator2002
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2014 12:49:05 AM

Yes
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ranger1169
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2014 12:38:11 AM

every 10K or 1yr. whatever comes first mobile one pure synthetic 0w40 mercedes recommended.
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Sep 20, 2014 11:50:45 PM

Uh NO!
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Sep 18, 2014 12:19:18 AM

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

no
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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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