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When to Get an Oil Change at Keyes Cars

honda oil change

Keyes Honda Van Nuys, proud member of Keyes Cars, wants you to know that we are the destination you are looking for when it comes to a well-rounded automotive experience. Not only do we carry a full inventory of new and used Honda cars, but you will also have the benefit of our state-of-the-art Honda service center where we have trained Honda service technicians who will make sure that your vehicle remains in excellent working condition. As a matter of fact, we take great pride in being your destination for automotive services, including new Honda parts as well as regular oil changes.

Changing Your Oil

Why you should change your oil:

  • Proper engine lubrication
  • Even wear of parts
  • Optimum performance
  • Prevention of engine lockup

When you change the oil in your vehicle every three months or every 3,000 to 5,000 miles, you are making sure that all of the engine parts have the consistent lubrication that they need. Oil will dissipate over time, which means there comes a point where it is unable to provide the right level of lubrication. When you bring your Honda Pilot or Honda Passport to us at Keyes Honda Van Nuys, we will make sure that we remove all of the new oil, change the filter, and then pump in fresh oil to get your vehicle back up and on the road again in no time.

What Happens if You Don’t Change Your Oil?

Without regular oil changes, you could have increased parts friction that can damage the engine or even cause it to seize up. Relying on older oil can also be dangerous because it can get dirty and gummy, making it difficult for it to work properly to provide ample lubrication. The harder that your engine works, the more fuel is used and the engine will be more susceptible to costly damage. It is much more cost-effective as a vehicle owner to pay for regular oil changes than the damage cause from oil-related issues.

Whether you are looking for professional Honda parts or reliable Honda service, we have you covered at Keyes Honda Van Nuys. You will find our dealership located at 5355 Van Nuys Blvd in sunny Van Nuys, CA or you can give us a call in the service center at (855) 647-3615 when you are ready to make an appointment. You can also take advantage of our convenient online service scheduling form to set up an appointment at a time that is easiest to fit into your schedule. Our service center is open Monday through Thursday 7:30am to 6pm and on Saturday 7:30am to 5pm.

Dangers of not changing your oil:

  • Increased parts friction
  • Damage to the engine
  • Engine seize-up
  • Increased fuel use