How Often Should You Change Your Oil?

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Keeping up to date with the oil change schedule for your Cadillac car or SUV is the best way to keep it running safely on Sherman Oaks-area roads. As a key part of routine vehicle maintenance, oil changes boost performance and efficiency while extending the life of your engine. While the rule used to be that a vehicle’s oil should be changed every 3,000 miles, recent advancements in oil and engine technology have increased that to between 7,500 and 10,000 miles. It’s best that you should check your owner’s manual to find the specific recommended oil change frequency for your Cadillac model. Learn more about when to schedule an oil change from the service team at Cadillac of Beverly Hills.

Oil Change Frequency Guide

Planning on getting an oil change every 7,500 to 10,000 miles is a good rule of thumb, but the following factors can affect your oil change frequency: 

  • Heavy towing
  • Commercial use
  • Off-road driving
  • Racing

If any of the above apply to you, the service techs at Cadillac of Beverly Hills can help you to determine how often you should have your oil changed.

Oil Change Tips

The recommended oil change frequency for your Cadillac vehicle is designed to help you maintain peak performance levels on the Woodland Hills roads. Check out the following oil change tips from the experts in our Service Center: 

  • Plan on getting an oil change at least twice a year, even if you don’t drive your car every day. Engine oil breaks down over time, even if you are not driving your car regularly. 
  • A new oil filter needs to be installed whenever the oil is changed. If you plan on changing the oil yourself, you’ll find the correct oil filter for your Cadillac model in the Cadillac of Beverly Hills Parts Center.
  • Check your owner’s manual to find out whether your Cadillac uses synthetic oil or conventional oil. Synthetic oil often costs more, but it is required for some vehicles.

How Often Should I Check My Oil Level?

Checking your oil level at least once a month will help you catch any leaks or other problems before they become more serious. The oil should be amber in color. If it is darker or muddied, or if you see any metal particles in it, you should schedule a service appointment with Cadillac of Beverly Hills as soon as possible. These are both signs of a potentially serious problem that could lead to costly repairs down the road.

Rely on the Oil Change Professionals at Cadillac of Beverly Hills 

At Cadillac of Beverly Hills, our certified service technicians have the skill and expertise to provide the full range of Cadillac maintenance services. We make sure that our prices are always competitive in the %%traget_city_1%% area, and we offer rotating service specials and coupons to help make your next oil change even more affordable. If you have any questions about your oil change frequency or any of the other maintenance services we provide, please feel free to contact our Service Center.

Service Specials at Cadillac of Beverly Hills

Air Conditioning Tune-up

 Air Conditioning Tune-up 

It’s important to ensure that your air conditioning is working at peak performance for the hot summer months ahead! Our technicians ensure Air Conditioning systems are working efficiently by checking for leaks and recharging systems.

The recharge includes
–evaluation of AC system operation
–check condition of cabin air filter to ensure proper air flow
–injection of oil and fluorescent dye to check for leaks
–system recharge
–A/C system recheck for dye leaks
All for $79.95  + tax
* freon is extra

 

EXPIRES: 05/31/2021
Employee Pricing on Tires

For a limited time, we’re offering Employee Pricing on Tires! That means you pay what WE PAY!

Choose from our selection of tires including ALL major brands such as Good Year, Michelin, and more!

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15% OFF ALL Accessories - Installation Available

Spring is the perfect time to add a few new gadgets to your vehicle!

Receive 15% OFF ALL Accessories. Choose from floor mats, grilles, racks, splash guards, remote starters, and so much more! Once you’ve chosen your accessories, we can install them for you. Your vehicle is going to look fresh when you hit the streets!

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FREE Pickup & Delivery

We’ll come to YOU! Receive FREE Pickup and Delivery* for your service.

*Must be within 10 Mile radius.

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10% OFF Service - Seniors Discount

For a limited time, Seniors (aged 60+) receive 10% OFF Service EVERY Tuesday!

This includes oil changes, maintenance, tires & more!

Book your appointment today or drop in at your leisure!

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