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Does my pickup truck need conventional oil or synthetic oil?

In order to make your vehicle have a long-lasting life, we suggest regular service and maintenance here in Fairbanks But how do you know what kind of service is the best for your truck? Knowing some routine maintenance tips and tricks can lead to better quality service for your truck. So? Does your pickup truck need conventional oil or synthetic oil? Here’s what you need to know.

What oil should I put in my pickup truck?

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The short answer is technically no, you don’t really need to put synthetic oil in your pickup truck in less your owner’s manual says to. However? If you do use synthetic oil this can potentially extend the longevity of your pickup truck. This is because synthetic oil it’s rid of the gunk in your engine quicker than that of conventional oil, can help keep your engine cooler than conventional oil, and generally performs better than conventional oil. That isn’t to say that conventional oil won’t do the trick, but synthetic oil is known to be a better option. However, if you do use synthetic oil it is important to change the oil filters on time. The other downside of using synthetic oil is that it is more expensive than conventional oil. So, if you are on a budget or if you don’t know if you want to spend that kind of money, then you may be better off using conventional oil.

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Vehicle service & maintenance in Fairbanks, AK

Now that you know a bit more about your vehicle service and maintenance, it’s time to take it to the experts here in Fairbanks. Come on over to your friendly Gene’s CDJR SRT dealership located here in Fairbanks, AK. our team would be more than willing to help you figure out which kind of oil your pickup truck needs and we can tailor a service and maintenance schedule to your exact make and model. If you have any more questions, feel free to give us a call! We would love to help you with all of your automotive needs.