Summer vacation driving means long hours at highway speeds, in hot temperatures, and it also means unusual stresses on any vehicle. That’s why it’s so important to start any road trip vacation with an oil change. We do a lot of oil changes – a LOT – at Sea Tac Tire & Auto Tech in Puyallup, WA, and we’d like to talk about why oil changes are so important in the summer.
- Motor oil does more than reduce the friction between moving parts…it’s also essential in keeping your engine’s operating temperature down and preventing overheating. Oil can only heat up and cool down so many times, though, before it starts to chemically break down and los ...[more]