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Oil Change

What Kind of Oil Do I Need?

Conventional? Synthetic? High-Mileage? Your engine needs oil for proper lubrication. There are so many different weights, types and brands of motor oil that it can be difficult to find the right option for your next oil change. Learn more about the basic types of engine oil and how you can enjoy an affordable, full-service oil […]

What Is Oil Viscosity?

Understanding Properties of Motor Oil When you get an oil change, whether you do it yourself or have someone else do it, you likely know that you need to get the right type of oil. Different motor oils have ratings such as 5W-30. This represents the oil viscosity. A lot of drivers don’t really understand […]

Should You Change Oil When It’s Dirty?

How Dirty Is Too Dirty? Do you know when to change your car’s motor oil? Some people say to change the oil whenever it gets dirty, but how dirty is too dirty? West Automotive Group in El Cajon, California has the answers to all of your motor oil-related questions. Why Does Motor Oil Get Dirty? […]