Engine Oil and filter change - Dublin
Regular oil change guarantees long life of your vehicle’s engine and improves its performance.
How often should I have the oil changed?
The best way of knowing how often to change the oil is to check your car’s manual. The manufacturers indicate the ideal interval in function of technical performance of the oil and the engine’s characteristics.
For vehicles manufactured before 2000, we advice you to change oil every 7,500 – 15,000 km. For the vehicles manufactured after 2000, the period between oil changes can be longer 15,000 – 30,000 km.
Whatever vehicle you have, we advise you to change oil at least once a year to insure efficiency and optimal performance of the engine.
However, if you often make short trips, it is advisable to change oil more often.
How often should I check the oil level?
We recommend you to check the oil level at least once a month or every 1,000 kilometres.
How do I choose the right oil for my car?
Your car’s manual will indicate which type of motor oil your engine needs. Your First Stop specialist will be happy to help you if you need any help.
Can I mix different brands of motor oil?
Yes. All oil that complies with the international standards can be mixed. Make sure to respect the minimum quality required by the manufacturer.
How often should I have the oil filters changed?
- For vehicles manufactured before 2000, we advise you to change oil filters every 7,500 – 15,000 km.
- For vehicles manufactured after 2000, change oil filters every 15,000 – 30,000 km.
- Follow the instructions of your vehicle manual (car manufacturer).
It is recommended to change the filter each time you change oil.