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Oil Change Services in San Marcos, TX 78666

Oil Change

Are You Due for an Oil and Filter Change?

No car lasts forever, but you can significantly extend the life of your vehicle simply by taking care of it. This is what’s known as routine, preventative maintenance. By investing a little bit in the upkeep of your vehicle, you can prevent the need for bigger and more costly repair projects. There are different aspects of routine maintenance that are necessary, including tire rotations, wheel alignments and more. The most fundamental part of routine maintenance is the oil change. Regularly changing your oil and oil filter at Meineke #1599 San Marcos is key for keeping your car working as it is meant to.

Why Are Oil and Oil Filter Changes Necessary at All?

To understand the answer to this, you must first understand how your auto oil works. The oil in your car is essential for keeping it running smoothly. It keeps the engine parts lubricated, preventing the damage that can come from simple friction. This reduces engine wear and tear resulted by driving in streets of {City}. Without regular oil changes, your engine may be doing significant damage to itself. As a result, your car will not work as well and it certainly will not run for as long. Are you in the area? Make an appointment at in today to change your car's oil and filter.

When Do You Need an Oil Change?

Something we are commonly asked at Meineke #1599 by our customers in San Marcos TX is how frequently an oil change is needed. The short answer is that it can vary. Some people will tell you every 3,000 miles, others every 10,000 miles as it can vary from one vehicle type to the next. A good place to find out is in your vehicle owner’s manual. You can also simply bring your car to your local Meineke for an evaluation and to see how often the oil filter change is really necessary.

What if You Skip an Oil Change?

The effects can be pretty dire if you neglect the oil change needs of your vehicle. First and foremost, the engine will overheat. It will not function as effectively and the engine parts may melt or become misshapen. Plus, friction may cause further damage. Eventually, without regular oil changes, your engine will give out completely and you will have to buy a whole new one. This is obviously undesirable, but a regular auto filter change from Meineke #1599 can prevent you from experiencing this.

Saving Money on Oil Changes

Oil changes are a savvy investment in your vehicle. The cost of an oil change is nothing compared to the cost of an engine replacement. Additionally, there are ways to save on your oil change. Take advantage of our oil change coupons page for discounts, then come see us at Meineke #1599 at 1252 Highway 123!

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Meineke San Marcos

1252 Highway 123

San Marcos, TX 78666

(512) 518-5251

Center Hours

M-F 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Sat 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Sun Closed

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