FREMONT — Host, Sarah Rutan: Many high-end car manufacturers now recommend a 10,000-mile oil change interval, but is this really a good idea? Today we’re in Fremont with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Eduardo Porta of Fremont Foreign Auto to learn more.
Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Eduardo Porta: I have a tip for you. Whether you’re my customer or not my customer, it’s: An oil change today, it’s a big deal. All these newer cars, since 2008 and newer, require synthetic oil. And the manufacturers are telling the people out there to do an oil change every 10,000 miles. So wrong!
Companies from the oil companies recommend that the synthetic oil is being changed every 7,500. Read more