When Should I Get My Oil Changed?

August 13th, 2018 by

Acura Mechanic Changing Oil

In general, the rule for oil changes has always been to get it done either every three months or 3,000 miles, but thanks to continuing advancements in engineering and technology, most manufacturers recommend changing oil every 5,000 miles.

Syosset drivers also know that every car is different. What’s best for your Acura MDX or other Acura model? Referencing your owner’s manual will give you the most accurate oil change intervals based on make and model. When you’re ready to schedule service, contact the helpful team at the Acura of Huntington service center.

Why are Oil Changes Important?

Oil keeps your vehicle running smoothly, reducing friction between the many moving parts of your Acura vehicle. Over time, though, the lubricant gets dirty, making it less efficient. Waiting too long between oil changes can cause unnecessary engine heating, poor driving performance, and a decrease in efficiency, causing additional wear and tear.

How Do I Change My Oil?

To change your own oil, you must:

  1. Find the right kind of oil for your vehicle
  2. Collect tools for the job
  3. Drain oil from the drain plug
  4. Tighten the drain plug
  5. Change the oil filter
  6. Add the proper amount of new oil
  7. Measure the oil level

Schedule Your Oil Change in Huntington

If you can’t make the time to change your own oil, Plainview drivers can schedule an appointment at Acura of Huntington. Take care of this crucial maintenance and keep your car running smoothly for years to come!


Our Service Specials

A1 Service Special

$79.95 Synthetic Oil Extra

*Includes front wiper refills (must have Acura wiper blades)

(Regularly $89.95)

MUST PRESENT COUPON AT TIME OF SERVICE. NOT VALID WITH ANY OTHER OFFERS, DISCOUNT OR ADVERTISED SPECIAL. MAY NOT BE APPLIED TO PREVIOUS PURCHASES. SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY. MUST HAVE Acura WIPER BLADES. SEE YOUR SERVICE MANAGER FOR COMPLETE DETAILS.

EXPIRES: 01/31/2020
Fluid Exchange Special

Buy 1 Save $20, Buy 2 Save $30, Buy 3 Save $40

Your choice of:

  • Drive Line Service
  • Brake Fluid Service
  • Power Steering Service
  • Cooling System Service

MUST PRESENT COUPON AT TIME OF SERVICE. NOT VALID WITH ANY OTHER OFFERS, DISCOUNT OR ADVERTISED SPECIAL. MAY NOT BE APPLIED TO PREVIOUS PURCHASES. SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY. SEE YOUR SERVICE MANAGER FOR COMPLETE DETAILS. OFFER IS GOOD STARTING JANUARY 1ST 2020.

EXPIRES: 01/31/2020
Brake Special

$299 per axle

Replace Brake pads and resurface rotors

MUST PRESENT COUPON AT TIME OF SERVICE. NOT VALID WITH ANY OTHER OFFERS, DISCOUNT OR ADVERTISED SPECIAL. MAY NOT BE APPLIED TO PREVIOUS PURCHASES. SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY. SEE YOUR SERVICE MANAGER FOR COMPLETE DETAILS.

EXPIRES: 01/31/2020
Cabin & Air filer replacement

$99.99

filter replacement reg. $125.99

99.99

MUST PRESENT COUPON AT TIME OF SERVICE. NOT VALID WITH ANY OTHER OFFERS, DISCOUNT OR ADVERTISED SPECIAL. MAY NOT BE APPLIED TO PREVIOUS PURCHASES. SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY. SEE YOUR SERVICE MANAGER FOR COMPLETE DETAILS.

EXPIRES: 01/31/2020
Wheel Alignment Special

$99.95

(reg. $149.95)

MUST PRESENT COUPON AT TIME OF SERVICE. NOT VALID WITH ANY OTHER OFFERS, DISCOUNT OR ADVERTISED SPECIAL. MAY NOT BE APPLIED TO PREVIOUS PURCHASES. SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY. SEE YOUR SERVICE MANAGER FOR COMPLETE DETAILS. OFFER IS GOOD STARTING JANUARY 1ST 2020.

EXPIRES: 01/31/2020

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