AMC Tech Talk Q&A – Oil Change Intervals – When Should I Really Change My Oil?

“Hi, just curious – if we are using the more expensive synthetic oil isn’t the oil change longer and more mileage allowed? – Jenny” ==================== Hi Jenny,Thats a great question! We recommend oil changes on a 5,000 – 7,500 mile interval, even with synthetic engine oil.This is especially true of older vehicles as the engine wear tends to allow byproducts of combustion into the oil, in other words, it gets dirty quicker. If you check your engine oil on the dipstick after a few thousand miles, you’ll be surprised how dirty it is. The Lexus factory service schedule for your [...]