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Advice needed... oil change interval with very little use.

Old 02-27-2013, 10:18 AM
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Advice needed... oil change interval with very little use.

Hi all, I'm trying to figure out how often I should change my oil. I have an '03 that currently has 40k miles on it. The last three years I've put an average of about 2k miles each. I use Mobile 1 synthetic with a honda pcx filter.

Is it okay to do oil changes annually? I'm currently doing it every 6 months but I'm wondering if it's necessary due to low miles.

Thanks.
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Old 02-27-2013, 10:51 AM
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Once a year before storage should be fine. Your real problem is you are not driving enough
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Old 02-27-2013, 11:57 AM
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I did almost a year and half on my last oil change (4500 miles) before my maintenance minder was down to 15% oil life.
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Old 02-28-2013, 05:17 PM
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Good deal! I guess since she's been out of production, I've been more selective on when to taker her out. The best investment I've ever made was a craftsman trickle charger.
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Old 02-28-2013, 05:39 PM
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I've got one of those on my original battery from 2005. I think I'll throw a new one in come Spring. Same advice on the oil change, once a year before storage...and after if you're a fanatic.
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Storage?? The fella is in Texas. Drive the damn car more often!
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Old 03-01-2013, 05:30 AM
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Storage?? The fella is in Texas. Drive the damn car more often!
THIS!!!
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