The engine consists of many moving parts that require lubrication. It will lock up when it receives inadequate lubrication. Moreover, when you ignore oil changes, the oil gets dirty, causing the engine to lock up.
Thus, part of taking care of your vehicle is ensuring you have the oil changed regularly or as the manufacturer recommends. At Independent Auto and Diesel Repair in Jamestown, TN, we’ll help you do that. We only use quality oil and filters.
At our auto repair shop in Jamestown, TN, we keep oil stock for diesel and gas vehicles. Specifically, we change the oil and replace diesel filters of Cummins, Powerstroke, and Duramax engines.
Most vehicle manufacturers recommend that you change the oil between 5,000 and 7,000 miles. Every manufacturer is different, so check your owner’s manual or contact us for your oil change schedule.
Diesel trucks may need to change the oil more frequently because of heavy towing and excessive idling. In those cases, your engine might require an oil change every 3,000 to 5,000 miles.
We don’t just work on diesel vehicles, though. We also work on vehicles running on gasoline. And depending on the manufacturer, you should change their oil every 5,000 to 7,500 miles.
Our auto mechanics check every vehicle that comes into our shop. We’ll look for specific issues, like oil leaks or low oil levels. We can also look for other leaking fluids, like coolant, power steering fluid, and brake fluid.