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Conventional Oil vs Synthetic: What’s the real difference?

Oil changes can be a hassle, but they’re a crucial part of engine maintenance. Oil maintains engine lubrication, cools the engine components, removes dirt particles and sludge, and can even improve gas mileage and increase vehicle longevity. We’re often asked about the difference between conventional oil vs synthetic, and which is better. In this article, […]

How To Figure Out If It’s Time For An Oil Change

Changing the oil in your car is usually a quick and painless process. So why do many people delay in replacing their oil until there’s a visible problem? A lot of drivers rely on mileage as a gauge for when their oil needs to be replaced, but there are a lot of other factors come […]

How to check your oil — the right way.

Ideally, you should inspect your oil levels on a weekly basis but most drivers don’t do this, especially in the freezing cold of the winter. When you are able to take a look under the hood, here’s how to check your oil—the right way. How To Check Your Oil 1) Make sure your car is […]

Oil Change and Lube Services

Arguably, an oil change is the most important maintenance service for your vehicle. Keeping a regular maintenance schedule is key to maintaining your engine health, and retaining your vehicle’s resale value. What is an oil change? An oil change and lube service is pretty self-explanatory. Our team will remove the oil from the oil pan, […]

How do I check for an oil leak?

Oil leaks can be frustrating for car owners. While the exact cause can be difficult to diagnose on a vehicle, most leaks can be prevented through simple, regular maintenance. Here are some of the common culprits and what you can do to avoid them: The Oil Filter Oil filters wear out over time making them […]

Conventional Oil vs Synthetic: What’s the real difference

By Kate Bergeron (July 19th, 2017) Oil changes can be a hassle, but they’re a crucial part of engine maintenance. Oil maintains engine lubrication, cools the engine components, removes dirt particles and sludge, and can even improve gas mileage and increase vehicle longevity. Worth the Hassle Car engines have dozens of moving parts. As these […]

5 Money Saving Car Maintenance Tips for the Average Driver

Your automobile is a big investment. Whether you own your car outright, or you’re still paying monthly to payoff or lease your vehicle, no car comes without maintenance expenses. Not to mention the gas prices that are still much higher than we would like them to be! At V&F Auto, we understand your pain. We […]