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As a vehicle owner, you can do many things to help keep your vehicle in great shape. One of the most essential tasks is to change the oil inside your vehicle at regular intervals. If you want to extend the life of your vehicle, it's important that you bring it in for oil changes at a trusted service station. Here at Jenkins Hyundai of Lithia Springs, we provide fast, affordable, and quality oil changes for all our customers. Read on to learn more about the importance of oil changes and how Jenkins Hyundai of Lithia Springs can assist you today.

What Does an Oil Change Do?

The oil change process is simple. To change the oil in your vehicle, simply drain out the current engine oil, then replace it with new oil. When you change your oil, it accomplishes a few things inside your vehicle. First, it helps to maintain lubrication within the engine. There are many moving parts within a vehicle's engine, and if they aren't properly lubricated, they could become damaged or stop functioning properly.

Flushing out the old engine oil also helps to remove dirt and other debris that may be inside the engine. It's important to regularly clean out the engine by removing this debris, as it could cause corrosion if left alone. New engine oil helps to regulate the temperature within your engine. Without good lubrication, friction from the moving parts could cause too much heat. This heat can then wear down more internal parts within your engine and eventually cause the engine to break down.

Importance of a Regular Oil Change

There are three large benefits you get from giving your vehicle a regular oil change. These benefits are as follows:

Better Performance

To get the best performance from your vehicle, your engine must work properly. Your engine feeds all the other components of your vehicle, and if it's not working correctly, then you're not getting the most out of your vehicle. An oil change helps to clean out any buildup inside the engine and keeps all the parts lubricated.

Changing your vehicle's oil gives you two specific performance improvements. First, your engine will respond better, giving you a better driving experience. An oil change can help your vehicle reach faster speeds and provide smoother handling. Second, oil changes improve fuel efficiency. Your engine won't have to work as hard, meaning it will use your fuel more efficiently. No one likes paying more money at the gas station, so if you want to reduce the number of times you have to fill your vehicle up, simply change your vehicle's oil regularly.

Improved Engine Health

Oil changes are an important part of extending the life of your engine. As well as being one of the most complicated pieces of machinery within your vehicle, engines are expensive to repair or replace. If you've ever had an engine break down in your vehicle, you'll know how frustrating and costly this repair can be. One of the more common reasons engines fail is when they aren't properly cared for. You can reduce the likelihood that your engine breaks down by scheduling regular oil changes at a trusted service station.

Higher Vehicle Value

Finally, oil changes can help you retain the value of your vehicle. When it's time to sell your vehicle or trade it in for another, you'll want to get as much for it as possible. There are many factors that you can use to determine the estimated value of your vehicle. These factors include the health of your vehicle and how well it has been cared for.

Many potential buyers will want a vehicle history report for your vehicle. This history report details whether your vehicle was in any major accidents, has undergone any significant vehicle repairs, and how often you serviced the vehicle. Most buyers are willing to pay more for a vehicle if it has a history of being taken care of and doesn't have a history of significant repairs. By taking care of your engine with regular oil changes, you can keep your vehicle's history report free from any potential red flags and get more for it when you decide to sell.

What Does an Oil Change Service Include?

When you bring your vehicle into Jenkins Hyundai of Lithia Springs for an oil change, here's what you can expect. First, we'll raise up your vehicle so that we can get underneath it to remove your old engine oil. Once we have removed the old oil, we'll select the right type of engine oil to replace it. Every engine has different needs, and we'll choose the engine oil that's best for your vehicle.

After we replenish your engine oil, we'll proceed to make a quick inspection of other key vehicle components. For example, we'll make sure that you don't need a new air filter or that none of your other fluids are low. If we detect any issues, we'll talk with you first to ensure that you want us to proceed with the additional services. With our help, you can keep your entire vehicle running smoothly for a long time to come. Be sure to check out our latest service specials for even more ways to save on your next oil change.

Schedule Your Oil Change at Jenkins Hyundai of Lithia Springs

Don't wait until you start to experience issues with your engine before you get an oil change. Hyundai recommends an oil change for its vehicles every 7,500 to 10,000 miles or so. If it's been a while since you've had an oil change, or if you're nearing that interval, schedule an oil change service today at Jenkins Hyundai of Lithia Springs.

Our team is dedicated to making sure all our customers' vehicles are in great shape before they leave our service station. We do our best to perform oil change services quickly without sacrificing quality, so you can get back to your normal life without too much interruption. To schedule an oil change service or ask us any questions about our other vehicle services, please contact us today.

Repeated short distance trips

Like to the store or school and back

Driving in dusty conditions

Winds often move dust more than we realize

Corrosive driving condtions

Driving in areas where salt of other corrosive materials are being used

Extensive use of brakes

Been in rush-hour traffic lately?

Rugged conditions

Driving on rough or muddy roads

Inclines and elevation

Driving in mountainous areas

Idling and low speeds

Extended periods of idling or low speed operation. Again, rush hour?

Hot urban driving conditions

More than 50% driving in heavy city traffic in above 90 degree weather

Check you owner's manual to see what grade and viscosity of oil and change frequency your vehicle needs and occasionally confirm that the oil is at its optimal level.

Based on all your combined driving habits, you may need to change the oil more frequently (every 4,500-5,000 miles may be more appropriate than the normal 6,000-7,500 miles). 
Spending the money and taking the time to get oil changes when recommended by the manufacturer can save lots in the long-run. 

Other benefits include:

And finally, setting a regular oil change maintenance schedule can serve as a benchmark for when other maintenance needs are to be met. 

Start by scheduling your oil change today at your local Hyundai dealer. 

They will include a free, quick Multi Point Inspection and perform any needed adjustments as your car ages. 

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  1. Jenkins Hyundai of Lithia Springs

    669 Thornton Rd
    Lithia Springs, GA 30122

    • Sales: (866) 909-3473
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669 Thornton Rd
Directions Lithia Springs, GA 30122

  • Contact our Service Department at: (866) 909-3473
  • CUSTOMER RELATIONS: (678) 715-5000
  • Monday7:00AM - 7:00PM
  • Tuesday7:00AM - 7:00PM
  • Wednesday7:00AM - 7:00PM
  • Thursday7:00AM - 7:00PM
  • Friday7:00AM - 7:00PM
  • Saturday7:00AM - 4:00PM
  • SundayClosed