Why Your Mechanic Oil Change Is So Important...

The human body can survive without food for up to three weeks but no more than a week without water. Every cell in our body uses water to keep functioning. One of water’s critical functions is acting as a lubricant for our joints. Like water, oil is used as a lubricant for the moving parts in your car’s engine. And much like how we depend on water, your car depends on oil for survival. Your engine is full of pumping, moving parts and gears that are all working seamlessly to get you from point A to Point B. It’s relatively easy to picture your pistons pumping inside your engine without the proper lubrication. A picture of grinding metal slaving away up and down inside your engine’s cylinders trying desperately to produce power as you step further and further down on your gas pedal is close to unthinkable, yet people do this very thing almost every day. Riding It Until The Wheels Fall Off The popular saying “riding it ‘til the wheels fall off” typically implies getting the most out of your investment. In the case of your car, this means servicing your car regularly so you get the most mileage out of it. The easiest and most important service you can do for your car is an oil change in Howell MI. If you fail to bring your car in for regular oil changes (every 3-5 thousand miles), you are pushing your car to near exhaustion and putting your car through unseen stress that will affect its longevity. This is the other side of the saying’s coin: you are pushing your car to an extreme where it would appear you don’t care about it and are truly “riding it ‘til the wheels fall off.”...