Category: Oil Change

Nobody Wants to Eat Dirty Jelly

January 1st, 2021 by

Your Car’s Dirty Oil If you started to spread jelly on your toast and noticed that it was black and obviously contained dirt, you wouldn’t eat it, would you? Certainly not! But if you allow sludge to develop, you’re asking your vehicle to digest that dirty gel and spread it all around the engine. Can

What is Viscosity?

November 15th, 2020 by

Understanding Motor Oil You get it that there are different kinds of motor oil–conventional, full synthetic, synthetic blend, and high mileage. But then there are various viscosities. What is that? What should you choose? Visit Jeff’s Auto Repair on Sandpoint Way, Seattle, Washington, for expert advice from our ASE certified technicians. We can help you

Motor Oil Can’t Be Broken, Can It?

August 15th, 2020 by

No, your motor oil isn’t a part that can break, but it can break down. One of the most important things you can do to extend the life of your car and to minimize expensive repairs is to change the oil regularly. Whether you use conventional, full synthetic, synthetic blend, or high mileage engine oil,

How Oil Filters Work

November 18th, 2019 by

Fluid Filters: Explained When you get an oil change, the oil filter must also be replaced. That’s because it’s responsible for catching and trapping the contaminants that the oil collects over time. It’s normal for fluid to get dirty. That means it’s doing its job, and for the oil filter to do its job, it

Oil Viscosity Explained

September 5th, 2019 by

What You Need to Know If you have ever tried to purchase motor oil, you know that there are many kinds to choose from. Not just any motor oil off the shelf will be the right one for your vehicle! You need one with the right viscosity — one that’s not too thick to flow

Should You Change Dirty Motor Oil?

August 30th, 2019 by

Why Oil Gets Dirty The Benefits of Oil If you want to keep your car healthy, you know to keep an eye on the motor oil and change it routinely. That’s because clean oil is the key to a healthy, well-performing engine. It lubricates parts to prevent excessive wear and overheating. It also collects any

Should I Change My Oil?

August 29th, 2019 by

FAQ At Jeff’s Auto Repair in Lynnwood, Washington, we get a lot of questions from our customers about when they should change their car’s oil. We decided to answer the most frequently asked questions in one post, so you have an easy resource to turn to when you have questions about your oil change schedule.

Mercedes A-Service & B-Service

July 3rd, 2019 by

Mercedes-Benz’s Repair & Maintenance Flexible Service System From the European import repair experts at Jeff’s Auto Repair in Bellevue, Washington, congratulations on your new Mercedes-Benz! Whether you’ve purchased a new or used Mercedes, you probably want to know everything you need to do to care for it. When does it need fluid replacement, brake repair,

Oil Change Cost

June 28th, 2019 by

Do You Get What You Paid For? Oil changes are an essential maintenance item for all vehicle owners. No matter what you drive or where you go, your car will need fluid service to protect the engine and keep it running well for as long as possible. But because this is one of the services