Oil Changes

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Regular Oil Changes


Regular oil change guarantees longer life of your vehicle’s engine and allows for better performance
Why does my car need regular motor oil changes?

Motor oil protects your engine:

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Regular Oil Changes

Protects your car against wear during cold starts,

Protects your car against corrosion,

Protects your car against overheating by cooling down the engine,

Protects your car and also keeps your engine clean.

How often should I have the oil changed?

The best way of knowing how often to change the oil is to check your car’s manual usually located in the glovebox. The manufacturers indicate the ideal interval in function of technical performance of the oil and the engine’s characteristics.

For vehicles manufactured before 2000, we advice you to change your oil every 7,500 – 15,000 km.

For the vehicles manufactured after 2000, the period between oil changes can be longer 15,000 – 30,000 km.

Whatever vehicle you have, we advise you to change oil at least once a year to insure efficiency and optimal performance of the engine.

However, if you often make short trips, it is advisable to change oil more often.
How often should I change the oil filters?

Vehicles manufactured before 2000, we advise you to change oil filters every 7,500 – 15,000 km.

Vehicles manufactured after 2000, change oil filters every 15,000 – 30,000 km.

Follow the instructions of your vehicle manual from the car manufacturer.

It is recommended to change the filter each time you change oil.

How often should I check the oil level?

We recommend you to check the oil level at least once a month or every 1,000 KM’s.

How do I choose the right oil for my car?

Your car’s manual will indicate which type of motor oil your engine needs. Your First Stop specialist will be happy to help you if you need any help.

Can I mix different brands of motor oil?

Yes. All oil that complies with the international standards can be mixed. Make sure to respect the minimum quality required by the manufacturer.

Can I add different oils?

This is not recommended. We only use top quality oil that contains all the necessary additives your engine needs. External additives can lower the performance of your engine.