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How Often Do Diesels Need Oil Changes?

How Often Do Diesels Need Oil Changes?

There are plenty of differences between diesel vehicles and gas-powered cars. The noise, for one, as well as the power and, of course, the type of gas you have to use. You may wonder if you are switching from a regular vehicle to one that takes diesel, how often the oil needs to be changed so you can ensure efficiency. You want to take care of the engine and oil changes are key. The Frequency Of The Oil Change Gas-powered vehicles generally need oil changes every 3,000-5,000 miles or every 3 months, depending on the vehicle and what is recommended by the manufacturer. But that's not the same as a diesel vehicle. There are other conditions that are going to determine when you need an oil change. For example, what terrain are you driving? That's going to make a difference in frequency. The climate will also be telling. The type of oil you use will help with longevity between changes and you will also have to consider what you do with your vehicle. Do you just ... read more