Stop Changing Your Oil
Breaking the 3,000-Mile Habit
08/24/2010 – By Philip Reed, Senior Consumer Advice Editor , Ronald Montoya, Consumer Advice Associate http://www.edmunds.com
Oil chemistry and engine technology have evolved tremendously in recent years, but you’d never know it from the quick-change behavior of American car owners. Driven by an outdated 3,000-mile oil change commandment, they are unnecessarily spending millions of dollars and spilling an ocean of contaminated waste oil.