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Are you struggling with decisions about your car’s oil options?

Should I be using synthetic oil in my old car?

One of the best pieces of advice we can give anyone who owns an automobile is: Change the oil on time. A vehicle that is properly cared for will last for so much longer than a poorly cared for one. It seems overly simple and cliched but it’s true. Just like human bodies, the needs of a car’s engine can change over time. If you’re wondering, ‘Should I be using synthetic oil in my old car,’ the Toyota of Decatur Service Department is here to help. The most universally applicable advice is to always follow the recommendations in the owner’s manual. However, there are some scenarios where someone will need to make a tough call. These videos should help you make this important decision. If you have any additional questions about how to get the most from your car, truck or SUV, please make an appointment with our service department today.

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