Category: Oil Change

How Bad Oil Damages Your Car

February 3rd, 2020 by

How Good Oil Keeps the Heart of Your Vehicle Running Longer If you drive a car, you know that you should get regular oil changes to keep your car running well. Understanding what oil does in your car and what happens when oil gets dirty can help you understand the importance of maintaining a schedule.

Understanding Black and Gritty Motor Oil

September 30th, 2019 by

Why Does Oil Get Dirty? Engine oil is a vital component in keeping your car running properly. It lubricates parts, removes engine heat, and protects against corrosion. It starts out amber but eventually becomes black and gritty. This alteration in color isn’t something to worry about. It’s a sign that the motor oil is doing

How to Avoid Engine Issues

July 17th, 2019 by

Prevent Check Engine Lights & More Are you wondering what you can do to protect your vehicle? The best place to start is with the engine, the powerhouse that keeps your vehicle moving. Without a fully functional engine, you can’t fully rely on your vehicle to get where you need to go. That’s why engine

Oil Change Facts You Need to Know

March 13th, 2019 by

Get Educated About Motor Oils Sure, at your vehicle’s next oil change appointment at The Quiet Zone in Torrington, Connecticut, you can just drop your vehicle off without concern. You can trust that our expert technicians know what they’re doing. But do you ever wonder what goes on while your vehicle is in our shop?

How Often You Need an Oil Change

February 28th, 2019 by

Recommended Service Schedule So you’ve been told time and time again that you need frequent and regular oil changes to: Keep your car in top condition Protect the engine Maintain normal running temperatures Prevent damage caused by overheating Prevent engine failure But the problem is that those oil changes add up. Even though you know

How This Service Can Extend Your Vehicle’s Life

December 28th, 2018 by

Oil Change Tips to Keep Your Car Going When people think about general preventative maintenance services, one of the first things that come to mind is an oil change. Although it’s a very simple and effortless task, this service actually plays a crucial role in the longevity of your vehicle. This service allows your engine

Selecting the Right Oil

December 24th, 2018 by

What Does Your Vehicle Need? Although many people know about the importance of a consistent oil change, what some may not know is that the type of oil you put into your vehicle is just as important. Even if you follow a consistent schedule, if you fill your vehicle with the wrong oil you could

Three Things to Understand About Oil Changes

November 21st, 2018 by

Why You Should Do It When it comes to the variety of maintenance tasks that your vehicle needs, a consistent oil change is what typically comes to mind first. Motor oil is responsible for lubricating the components within the engine and keeping it clean. Over time, this oil can wear out, get dirty, and be