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Cardinaleway Mazda - Oil Change Service - Serving Henderson

Your Mazda car or SUV was a significant investment. Other than buying a house, a car is the largest expenditure most people will ever make. Mazda vehicles are engineered to provide you with years of trouble-free service, but you must take proper care of your Mazda to ensure it continues to drive without any problems. If you live in the Henderson area, this means bringing your Mazda in for oil change service in Henderson but what if you work in Las Vegas this is more convenient. Mazda recommends taking your vehicle to a service center every 7,500 miles. Every service visit includes an oil change. We’ll go over why changing your engine’s oil regularly is so important.

Why is it essential to change the oil?

Your Mazda’s engine consists of many moving parts. These parts must be lubricated continuously to function correctly. If the engine parts aren’t properly lubricated, it can lead to engine damage. The engine’s oil lubricates these parts, but it breaks down over time and becomes dirty. Changing the oil removes dirt, debris and other contaminants from the engine and keeps it from rusting and wearing out. Drivers who need an oil change near Henderson should never neglect to change the oil at scheduled intervals.

What happens during an oil change?

During an oil change, the service technician will flush out the old oil and replace it with fresh oil. They will also replace the oil filter, inspect the engine, and check the fluid levels.

What type of oil is best for my vehicle?

There are four varieties of motor oil: conventional motor oil, synthetic, synthetic blend and high-mileage motor oil. We’ll examine each type and go over the differences between them. 

  • Conventional Motor Oil: Conventional oil is the right choice for many drivers, particularly owners of late-model vehicles that aren’t used extensively. Buyers can get conventional motor oil in several different viscosity grades.
  • Synthetic Motor Oil: Synthetic oil is manufactured from many different chemical compounds. This type of oil is developed to create specific properties, so it offers the greatest amount of engine protection. Synthetic oil has a higher viscosity level, so it protects against rust, thermal breakdown, and sludge better than conventional motor oil. Drivers who live in climates with hot summers or cold winters may find that synthetic motor oil is their best choice. Synthetic oil is also recommended for vehicles that do a significant amount of towing and hauling.
  • Synthetic Blend Motor Oil: Synthetic motor oil costs more than conventional motor oil, so some drivers prefer to save money by using a synthetic blend, which is a combination of conventional and synthetic motor oil. Vehicles that use synthetic blend motor oil get many of the same advantages provided by synthetic oil at a lower price.
  • High Mileage Motor Oil: High mileage motor oil is specially formulated for use in vehicles that have seen a lot of use, specifically models with at least 75,000 miles on the odometer. High mileage motor oil can lower smoke and emission levels, reduce leaks, and help lower oil consumption.

Your owner’s manual should indicate which type of oil Mazda recommends for your vehicle. The service staff at CardinaleWay Mazda Las Vegas can explain which oil is the best choice for your Mazda.

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