Whether you’re driving a subcompact like the Honda Fit or a pickup truck like the Honda Ridgeline, you should find that oil changes are a part of every manufacturer recommended maintenance visit. That’s because arranging regular Honda oil changes in Port Richey is absolutely vital if you want your vehicle to keep running in good condition for years to come, and the team here at our service center will always be happy to take care of things for you.
To bring you up to speed on why engine oil is so important, we’ve put together a quick and easy guide covering:
Every driver should already know that engine oil is one of a vehicle’s most important fluids, but what does it actually do? Just a few responsibilities include:
Unfortunately, engine oil doesn’t last forever. It breaks down and becomes too contaminated itself over time, which is why you need to watch out for signs your vehicle’s oil needs replacing.
If you think your oil needs changing, you can always check it yourself. After leaving the engine time to cool, simply pop the hood, find the oil reservoir, and draw out the dipstick. The oil sticking to it should be clear amber. If it appears dirty or discolored, you probably need to schedule servicing before continuing across Clearwater roads.
Further warning signs include:
The team here at Ocean Honda of Port Richey will always be happy to help keep your vehicle in the best condition possible. If you need to hear more about anything from oil changes to tire rotations, simply contact us today.
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