LeventKonuk/iStock/Thinkstock Oil-change intervals vary by manufacturer and engines, so consult your owner's manual or maintenance schedule to see how often to change the oil in your vehicle and what type of oil to use. You may be surprised. We were surprised to learn that a Camry's 2.5-liter engine requires 0W-20 synthetic oil, for instance. Manufacturers suggest you change oil more often for "severe" driving conditions, such as frequent trailer towing, extensive stop-and-go driving or idling in traffic, driving in extreme heat or cold, or frequent short-distance driving in which the engine doesn't reach full operating temperature How do I know when it's time for an oil change Time and mileage intervals vary by vehicle manufacturer and…
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