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Oil Changes

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  • Will Your Warranty Be Honored If Maintenance Is Done by a Shop That's Not the Dealership?

     
    Absolutely. As long as you have records of routine maintenance (such as oil changes) and have not altered the vehicle with non-factory parts that could be blamed for causing problems (such as an aftermarket high-performance engine computer calibration...
  • Chevy, Buick, GMC Add Two Years of Free Service on New Cars

     
    Car shoppers just received added incentive to consider a new GM vehicle. The company announced this morning it will add two years of complimentary service to most new 2014 models from Chevrolet, Buick and GMC. Cadillac already has such a......
  • Third-Quarter Ownership Cost of Cars.com's 2013 Honda Civic

     
    The most eventful moment in maintaining our 2013 Honda Civic long-term tester this quarter came a little after the six-month mark when the wiper blades began streaking. Thrilling, right? A set of 22- and 26-inch wiper blades fixed the problem.......
  • Cars.com's BRZ Gets its First $76 Oil Change

     
    Subaru's first recommended service for our long-term 2013 Subaru BRZ just rolled past at 7,500 miles, which meant it was time for the BRZ's first oil change and tire rotation. Our BRZ has been relatively trouble-free so far with the......
  • What Did it Cost to Own Our 2013 Honda Civic?

     
    It's time to say goodbye to our 2013 Honda Civic LX after 15,450 miles of use as one of Cars.com's long-term test cars. We bought the Civic to evaluate the big changes Honda made for 2013 to up its competitiveness......
  • Auto Erotica: Santa Cars is coming to town

    Auto Erotica: Santa Cars is coming to town
    Occupy them all you want, but the Wall Street types and their multitude of minions deserve credit for this: They've made us the world's best-trained and most-eager consumers on the planet, so much so that we've taken every lovely year-end holiday —...
  • It's Shopping Saturday! Check out our mono list of retail coupons

    It's Shopping Saturday! Check out our mono list of retail coupons
    Freebie Friday morphs into Shopping Saturday! Our freebie free-for-all goes coupon crazy with retail coupons and deals, free offers, savings on dining and fun things to do. Use it to save all weekend long! Don't forget, Mother's Day is May 12! "Like"...
  • Extended auto warranty promises didn't live up to sales pitch

    Extended auto warranty promises didn't live up to sales pitch
    I was really shocked at the promises made to consumers in advertising and sales pitches by U.S. Fidelis, once known as National Auto Warranty Services and Dealer Services. The Maryland Attorney General's office just issued a final order against the...
  • Nice to know

     
    Regular oil changes are a key way to prolong the life of an engine, but automakers have lengthened recommended intervals in recent years to as many as 10,000 miles. "Oil-change intervals are determined by operating conditions and driver habits, not......
  • Ferrari Offers Seven Years Free Maintenance

     
    There is one itsy-bitsy downside to Ferrari ownership: the cost of maintenance. When the price of an oil change hits four digits even the most well-heeled car owner can blanch. To assuage these fears, Ferrari has announced a new seven-year......
  • Cars.com Drives the L.L. Bean Boot

     
    Ever since Cars.com linked up with PickupTrucks.com, we've done only a little truck testing of our own, but we still take them out for a spin just to keep in step with the market. Such was the rationalization last week......