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What's the Difference Between Synthetic Oil and Conventional Oil?

There is some debate today over the mileage at which engine oil should be changed. Traditional advice says 3,000 miles while modern car experts and manufacturers recommend 7,000 miles to 10,000 miles. But mileage is not the only thing you need to decide in regards to your engine oil, you also have to choose between two types of oil; conventional or regular and synthetic.

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Why Do I need to Change my Car's Air Filter?

The air filter is a component of a car engine that guards against entry of airborne particles such as dust, leaves, pollen and sand. This keeps the engine running smoothly and prevents engine damage that could be caused by these particles and others. When you visit your local auto repair shop your mechanic may mention your air filter is dirty and recommend the filter be changed.

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Should I use Conventional Oil or Synthetic Oil?

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How Much Should I Spend Each Year to Maintain My Car?

Buying a car is just the first part of the financial equation. Going forward, you have to think about the maintenance cost. Without proper planning, you might find that monthly maintenance costs combined with car payments have become too much of a burden. 

So before you even buy a car, sit down and try to figure out how much you should be spending monthly on repairs and maintenance. If you already own a car, it is time to make a smart plan and stick to it. Planning ensures that you are always ready for any car emergency and could actually help you lower maintenance cost. 
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