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What You Need to Know About Oil & FAQ Answers from Kearny Mesa Subaru in San Diego, CA

Subaru oil changes in San Diego, CA

Oil changes are one of the most common maintenance services, and they're one of the most important. Kearny Mesa Subaru believes that owner education is important as well, which is why we want to help you understand the basics of how your Subaru benefits from oil changes. Read on to get some answers about frequently asked engine oil questions, and be sure to ask us any more you may have!

Why is Changing My Subaru Oil So Important?

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The engine in your Subaru is made up of thousands of specifically designed, advanced metal parts. As those parts work together, friction is created and heats up your engine to extreme temperatures. Engine oil both absorbs this heat and lubricates moving parts so they don't overheat. As you could imagine, this job puts quite a bit of stress on the oil on a daily basis. Because of that, engine oil eventually breaks down and needs to be changed. When the oil in your Subaru is changed, technicians remove the old oil, replace it with new oil, and replace the oil filter that has been working to keep contaminants out of the engine. This restores proper lubrication and heat absorption to your engine, preventing damage and helping it run well for longer.

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What's the Difference between Synthetic and Conventional Oil?

Synthetic oil is a lubricant specially engineered from chemicals and naturally occurring materials. Synthetic oil is found in most new vehicles and is often considered better than conventional oil. This is because it's designed to hold up better under extreme temperatures and colder startup conditions for a longer life. Because of this, there are different recommended oil change intervals for vehicles that use synthetic oil instead of conventional oil.

How Often Should I Change My Oil?

There are recommended intervals at which you should change you oil, generally every 5,000 miles, but it varies heavily depending on whether your model uses synthetic or conventional oil, driving style, and many other factors. It's important to check your owner's manual and speak with a certified technician for the best schedule for your model.

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Experience Excellence in Service at Kearny Mesa Subaru in San Diego, CA

Kearny Mesa Subaru is committed to giving you the best Subaru ownership experience possible, and we know that goes beyond just selling you one of the most revered vehicles in the world. Whether you purchased your Subaru through us or not, our service center is always available to you. Confidence comes from knowing we only perform services using genuine Subaru parts, all our service technicians are Subaru certified, and we use the most advanced technology available. We even offer informational pages about many of our common services and FAQ pages to give you the answers you need. Give us a call at (866) 990-8962 with questions or to schedule an appointment, then come see us at 4797 Convoy St, San Diego, CA 92111. Be sure to check out our frequently updated service specials before you stop by! We can't wait to serve you better at Kearny Mesa Subaru conveniently serving National City and El Cajon, CA.

Kearny Mesa Subaru

4797 Convoy St
Directions San Diego, CA 92111

  • Sales: 855-310-9575
  • Service: 855-310-9576
  • Parts: 855-221-0962

Service Hours

  • Monday 07:00am - 06:00pm
  • Tuesday 07:00am - 06:00pm
  • Wednesday 07:00am - 06:00pm
  • Thursday 07:00am - 06:00pm
  • Friday 07:00am - 06:00pm
  • Saturday 08:00am - 05:00pm
  • Sunday Closed
  1. Kearny Mesa Subaru

    4797 Convoy St
    San Diego, CA 92111

    • Sales: (877) 440-7603
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