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What to Look for When Choosing Oil for Your Vehicle

What to Look for When Choosing Oil for Your Vehicle

June 21, 2021

When it comes to oil for your vehicle, there’s no one-size-fits-all solution. It’s important to understand all the symbols and acronyms on product labels to ensure you’re choosing the optimal oil for your specific needs. Mighty Auto Parts cares about the longevity of your vehicle and wants you to always enjoy a safe driving experience. […]

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Extended Oil Change Intervals: What You Could Be Missing

Extended Oil Change Intervals: What You Could Be Missing

October 8, 2019

Does your manufacturer recommend that your vehicle goes 5- 7,000 miles or more between oil changes? In our last post, we discussed the importance of using the correct oil and filter. In this post we address this reality: Longer oil change mileage intervals mean fewer visits to the shop and fewer opportunities to have your […]

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The Important Differences Between a Normal and Severe Lubricant Service Schedule

The Important Differences Between a Normal and Severe Lubricant Service Schedule

June 27, 2018

Should you be following the normal or the severe service schedule for your vehicle’s maintenance? The answer may surprise you. A poll by AAA found that only 6% of motorists thought they did most of their driving under severe service conditions, but further study showed it actually applied to 62% of drivers. So how can […]

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Beyond the Oil Change: Never Neglect These Services

Beyond the Oil Change: Never Neglect These Services

September 21, 2017

Servicing your car is important for maintaining the quality of your vehicle and your safety. While most people remember to have their oil changed and their brakes periodically inspected, we often forget to have other vital components checked, like the brake fluid or the fuel injectors. When servicing the brake system, most auto technicians will […]

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Oil Blockage Issues Lead to Vehicle Recalls

Oil Blockage Issues Lead to Vehicle Recalls

September 6, 2017

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), over 1.5 million vehicles are being recalled due to potential engine failures. Here is a quick summary of the current recalls:According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), over 1.5 million vehicles are being recalled due to potential engine failures. Here is a quick summary […]

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Low Oil Pressure! Perhaps It’s Only a Filter Screen

Low Oil Pressure! Perhaps It’s Only a Filter Screen

August 31, 2017

Your stomach drops when you see one of your dashboard lights come up—especially if it’s a warning you’ve never seen before. If it’s the Low Oil Pressure Message/Light, you might even panic. After all, the first assumption should be that you have no oil pressure, which will cause major engine damage. It’s always better to […]

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The 3000-Mile Oil Change Myth

The 3000-Mile Oil Change Myth

February 9, 2017

If you ask ten people how often they are supposed to have the oil in their vehicles changed, most will say “every 3,000 miles.” But is this rule of thumb really true? There was a time when changing your oil this often did make sense. In those days, if you left the motor oil in […]

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Newer Vehicles & Extended Oil Change Intervals

Newer Vehicles & Extended Oil Change Intervals

September 23, 2016

All the cool innovations and technology on newer vehicles today could lead to questions about how to best take care of it. To ensure the safety and performance of your vehicle, take preventive measures and schedule routine maintenance checks at a trusted auto repair facility. So how often should you have your oil changed? It […]

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