Why Mixing Motor Oil Types is Not a No-No

You've use synthetic motor oil but you accidentally bought conventional. Well, you can't use the conventional oil because switching between the two types is wrong, isn't it? Read on to find out why that is a motor oil myth.

Synthetic oil certainly has superior qualities, but that doesn't mean your vehicle won't work properly if you switch to conventional oil. In fact, there's nothing harmful about it at all. Feel free to switch oil as long as you follow the manufacturer's motor oil viscosity recommendations listed in your owner's manual.

If you want to know more about motor oil types and what viscosity has to do with it, or if you're a driver who prefers to leave vehicle maintenance to the pros, we've got you covered. Tom Ahl Family of Dealerships is conveniently located in Lima, so drop by for an explanation or an oil change.

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