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How often should my vehicle get an oil change? DEC. 2017.

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How often should my...

How often should my vehicle get an oil change?

Mechanic's Assistant: When was your last oil change?

DEC. 2017

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/model of your car?

2012 Grand Cherokee

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Grand Cherokee yourself? What have you tried so far?

I usually take it to a service department.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I do not drive a lot but it seems service recommend do an oil change 3 times a year. My kilometres is less than 20000.

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Auto Mechanic: Mike V., Auto Service Technician replied 4 months ago

If you use synthetic oil it should be done about every 5000-6000 miles.

If you use organic oil, then it should be done about every 3000-3500 miles.

I go by the mileage and not the time with my cars I don't drive a lot.

Please let me know if there is anything else I can do to help.
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