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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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ranger1169
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2014 12:48:48 AM

10K or once a yr. whatever comes first.
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2014 11:45:40 PM

Nope. More than 6,000 miles
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ranger1169
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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2014 1:26:39 AM

Lot more than 3K
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RxHugh
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Message Posted: Nov 13, 2014 11:34:40 PM

y
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Nov 13, 2014 11:32:44 PM

No No No
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99dakota
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Message Posted: Nov 10, 2014 6:23:56 AM

No
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2014 1:21:17 AM

not at $5/quart, I don't.
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fiberguy
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2014 1:31:47 AM

no
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dental man
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2014 1:12:16 AM

N
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ranger1169
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2014 12:22:37 AM

Lot more than that
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cardjim
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2014 10:56:05 PM

no
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BCNU
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2014 2:02:37 AM

no
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fiberguy
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2014 1:07:31 AM

no
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cardjim
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Message Posted: Oct 29, 2014 9:58:34 AM

no
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fiberguy
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Message Posted: Oct 28, 2014 12:34:19 AM

no
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2014 9:12:45 PM

No
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2014 8:46:30 PM

No sirree bob.
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dental man
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 1:57:23 PM

N
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april4
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 11:15:33 AM

No
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RxHugh
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 8:15:15 PM

n
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 10:54:55 AM

once/year.
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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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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2014 9:17:31 AM

no
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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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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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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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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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fiberguy
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Message Posted: Sep 27, 2014 11:18:47 PM

no
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Gazas
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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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