The car will also email you a monthly report on it's status which includes the oil life remaining. OnStar links to emergency services. I figure if the car gets 37mpg then when the car uses appx 80-100 gallons of fuel or the one year mark whichever comes first the oil is getting changed. If driving under the best conditions, the Engine Oil Life System might not indicate the need for vehicle service for more than a year. See participating dealer for other restrictions and complete details. Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution.
Your Chevy dealer will also perform a full inspection at this interval to ensure that your car will be safe to drive. Amsoil gives you peace of mind protection and outstanding performance that leaves conventional oil behind. For more details, please watch the following video: This procedure should applies to the latest generation of Chevy Spark 2013, 2014, 2015 models. The oil life message says the oil has about 23% of it's life left. Doing this at the dealer or at an independant service shop or chain service place? I will change the oil at most 6 months unless I learn somthing new about the oil and engine. If you are familiar with doing oil changes then I'm sure you are also familiar with checking the dipstick. I foresee that I could likely go 12 to 18 months before needing an oil change.
This article is a bit snarky, but that is no joke. Certified Service technicians at your Chevrolet dealer are expertly trained to understand how your vehicle uses its oil and how it monitors oil life. Remote Services require paid plan. Your owner's manual may give the plug type. I now have 27,000 miles and it's been about 8 months since my first oil change. See participating dealer for other restrictions and complete details.
Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. I think you have to reset a code 82 when you're done. Click here to see all Chevrolet vehicles' destination freight charges. Message and data rates may apply. If you run your engine every day. A 0w20 oil syn only would be a much better choice as u could go easily 10,000mi with it.
I never thought of that We were talking about this at the dealer Thursday, they just are not making it to this area at all and I think some of that has to do with the mentality of the buyers in this region. I read in the owners manual the oil need not be changed depending upon usage till 24 months. Wally13, Florida That's a good question! It automatically shuts down the engine when the car comes to a stop under certain driving conditions, such as at a stoplight. Many older-model Chevrolet vehicles, including those manufactured without or before the creation of the Oil Life Monitoring System, require oil changes at 3,000-mile intervals. But feel free to do it more frequently for the good feeling it will give you.
It has advanced synthetic technology that resists chemical breakdown for maximum wear protection for your vehicle which is well beyond the traditional 3,000-mile oil change interval. I've heard of the German Castrol being on the thick side. Then click Checkout after you have added the last item to the cart. Has anyone done their own oil and filter change? You can even send destinations to your available navigation system, view diagnostic information and set parking reminders from virtually anywhere. By continuing to take your Equinox to the Chevy dealer even as it ages, you ensure that it will last for many years to come. All fees and programming subject to change. However, that may take a year to get there.
A: Consult your vehicle or visit the Certified Service experts at your Chevrolet dealer to be sure you get the proper oil for your vehicle. You'll need to have proof that you used the specified Dexos oil, which is a full synthetic and I'm sure it isn't cheap. You will enjoy awesome cold temperature starting and performance, improved fuel economy, and superior engine protection! With filter 4 quarts After refill check oil level. Services are subject to user terms and limitations. You can use this car at high speed but you have to be careful with this car stability. If you want to change your oil 10x more often than Chevy recommends, go ahead. Visit for details and system limitations.
I'm going to say they know the car's engine better than I do and trust them on this. Since they were in a groove Chevy also threw in the electronic power steering fluid as a bonus. It'll be a couple years before anyone has to do that. Even if the engine is only run once a month. I have always done my own oil changes and simple maintenance items. Nobody seems to be talking about the other oil change on these vehicles and that is the transmission fluid. Servicing the Impala Because of the way people use vehicles, maintenance needs vary.