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Common Car Myths And Why They Aren't True!

Common Car Myths And Why They Aren't True!

  Myths and misleading information can be found all over the internet. From mystical animals to lucky charms, we have heard them all. While most of them sound like complete nonsense, there are a few that regard vehicles. These exact ones aren't very funny and should be taken with a light hand. Here are a few car myths and why they aren't true: Myth 1: You need to change your oil every 3,000 miles.Fact: This myth originated in the era of older vehicles and conventional oils. Modern vehicles and synthetic oils are designed to last longer. Most manufacturers now recommend oil changes between 5,000 to 7,500 miles, or even longer for certain vehicles. If your mechanic or you see the oil change color (metallic or black), it can happen way before the recommended mileage. Myth 2: Premium gasoline improves performance in all vehicles.Fact: Premium gasoline has a higher octane rating, which prevents knocking ... read more

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