Why are engine oil changes so important?
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Why Are Regular Oil Changes So Important? Common Service Questions at Carlsen Subaru in Redwood City

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Your engine oil isn't just another fluid you have to pour into your vehicle to get it to run - it's one of your engine's most important lines of defence against the distress of operation. Your engine is made of rapidly-moving parts that create tremendous friction and heat. The oil in your engine lubricates these components to protect them from friction while helping to dissipate and prevent that heat. Over time, as the oil in your engine breaks down, it loses its lubricating and cooling properties. Check your Subaru owner's manual to see how often it recommends an oil change, and be sure to have all your preventative maintenance performed on time by a factory-authorized dealer like Carlsen Subaru. It's the sure-fire way to keep your Subaru running longer and better for less!

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What Happens if I Fail to Change my Engine Oil?

At first, as your Subaru grows more and more overdue for an oil change, the engine will begin to run a bit hotter. This will rob you of both performance and fuel efficiency - and can eventually cause parts to warp, which can create major long-term problems. Eventually, the oil will lose its ability to properly lubricate your engine's parts. At this point, your engine will almost certainly grind to a halt, and may need a complete overhaul. Don't wait until it gets to this point! Bring your vehicle to Carlsen Subaru today for an oil change, inspection and any overdue maintenance so your Subaru will handle the next hundred thousand miles as well as the first.

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How to Schedule Service at Carlsen Subaru

Have questions we weren't able to answer here? Place a call with our service department and speak to one of our factory trained Subaru experts. Or, simply bring your vehicle by our service department, located just minutes from San Francisco and Fremont at 480 Veterans Blvd, Redwood City, CA 94063. Walk-ins are welcome, or you can schedule your appointment in advance right here on our website, so we can get you back on the road even faster.

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Expert Service and OEM Parts Make the Difference at Carlsen Subaru

Since 1980, Carlsen Subaru has been family owned and operated to better serve the Bay Area. Our service department is always ready to help you with all your Subaru repair and maintenance needs. Our factory trained technicians are certified experts in Subaru vehicles, their BOXER® engine designs and their signature Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive systems. Unlike quick-lube chains and neighborhood mechanics, we source all our parts direct from the factory, and use only Subaru-approved fluids, chemicals and tools to perform maintenance on your vehicle. We can even help you find and install accessories that will improve the utility of your vehicle and help make it truly yours. Whatever your maintenance needs, the experts at Carlsen Subaru will take good care of your Subaru - and even better care of you, the customer.

Carlsen Subaru

480 Veterans Blvd
Directions Redwood City, CA 94063

  • Sales: 650-365-6390
  • Service : 650-365-6390
  • Parts: 650-365-6390
  1. Carlsen Subaru

    480 Veterans Blvd
    Redwood City, CA 94063

    • Sales: (888) 520-5916

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