If you’re looking for a Cincinnati Jeep­® dealership that understands the importance of proper car service, you’ve come to the right place. At Jake Sweeney Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM, we make customer satisfaction a priority even after they’ve left our lot. One of the most important components of car maintenance that we recommend to our customers is keeping an eye on your vehicle’s oil levels.

What is oil for anyway? We get that question a lot from our customers, and it’s understandable, especially since its importance isn’t necessarily put in clear, easy to find writing. The hesitation to get an oil change is compounded by the fact that some maintenance centers overcharge for a simple oil change. That said, changing your oil should not be overlooked. Oil is a lubricant that is put into your engine to keep all of the intricate parts running smoothly. Without proper lubrication, these various parts and pieces tend to lock up and can cause your engine to work harder.

Eventually, not changing your oil can result in catastrophic damage to your vehicle that could have it permanently out of commission. Fortunately, by changing your oil once every three to five months or 3,000 to 5,000 miles, you can avoid having to shell out buckets of cash to repair your vehicle. Each car is different, and as a result, each car takes a different kind of oil. There are traditionally four types of motor oil: fully synthetic, synthetic blend, conventional motor oil, and high mileage motor oil. The type of oil you’ll need depends on your car. With the help of a skilled mechanic, you can determine what kind of motor oil your car needs.

At Jake Sweeney Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM, we can help you find out what kind of oil your car takes, and make sure that you have a fresh supply put into your engine. Whether you’re driving a brand new Jeep Cherokee, or have something a little older, your oil is important, and changing it regularly can improve the lifespan of your vehicle.