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How often do you get your oil changed?

I know the rule of the thumb is 3000 miles but I also know not everyone does it that frequently and some cars are different, etc. I personally usually do it every 3 but I'm creeping up on 5k now and I can't get the car until Monday...

Should be worried or is it not that serious? I figured I'd ask here since you guys all have the same car.
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fuk 3k lol. i do 5k on synthetic

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get my oil changed? never


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once a year or every 7-10k miles.

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i use full sythetic (mobile 1) i change mine around every 6k. thinking about switching to castrol edge. anyone have any info on castrol edge?


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5k on mobil 1.

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5k on mobil 1.
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pennzoil ultra ...going on 3k. I usually shoot for 4k mile oil changes and that gives me leeway if I don't have any free time for a few weeks. Most of the time it ends up being 4500-5k mile oil changes


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Full synthetic

I go full synthetic for mine and I went about 7000, Nissan said they recommend around 6000. Of course my car just hit the 7000 mark. So its only had one oil change.
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10K on full synthetic (either M1 or Pennzoil Platinum).
I am out of warranty period. If you are still in your warranty period, I would use dino oil and stick with the mfg recommended oil change period.

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Every 5 - 6K miles on Pennzoil Platinum and K&N filter...
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10k?

My salesman had told me around 9k on full synthetic, but then my tech at NIssan said around 6k. So i went in the middle and changed it at 7k. I now have 7300 miles on the car since I bought in January. So around 7k on full synthetic seems to work for me and keeps me under my Platinum Warranty I got from them.
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I change my own, every 7K.

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It's not the oil you have to worry about, it's the oil filter. They stop filtering after 3000 miles.

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once a year or every 7-10k miles.
Holy balls, you never drive. That's a little less than half of what I do in a year.

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It's not the oil you have to worry about, it's the oil filter. They stop filtering after 3000 miles.
If you have a ton of shit in your oil. Even then, it'll filter...Just flow less.



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