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Subaru Oil Change in Janesville, WI

Help keep your Subaru Outback, Forester, Impreza, Legacy, and Crosstrek running reliably, smoothly, and efficiently with a routine oil change at Janesville Subaru. Our technicians are skilled and experienced on all Subaru models and know exactly what it takes to ensure your Subaru is running on optimal levels all year round. Learn more about the importance of regular oil changes along with the type of oil your Subaru needs and how often it needs it. Browse our Service Menu and Schedule Service Appointment today. No matter the maintenance or repairs your Subaru needs, we offer Service and Parts Coupons with competitive prices and Service & Parts Financing.

 

 

Importance of Routine Oil Changes

Keeping up with routine oil changes at least once a year is a great way to ensure your Subaru’s longevity and value over time. Oil changes help maintain your Subaru’s lubrication, making sure your engine doesn’t overheat. Regular oil changes also help you maintain the best possible driving experience every time you get behind the wheel. Not only that but changing your oil regularly can help protect your car from potentially costly repairs and alert you of potential leaks. In addition to overheating, other side effects of skipping oil changes can include poor fuel efficiency and engine damage.

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How to Check Oil Levels

Checking your oil level is simple and can be done from just about any flat surface. Regular checks can alert you of any possible leaks or issues if your oil is draining too quickly. To get the most accurate dipstick reading possibly, following the steps in order below:

  • Make sure the oil is warm, too hot is dangerous & too cold is inaccurate
  • Ensure your Subaru is parked and on level ground
  • Review your Subaru’s Owner Manual for proper procedure & oil location
  • Once dipstick is found, remove & wipe down
  • Reinsert to get an accurate reading

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Synthetic Oil Benefits

Subaru recommends 0W-20 Synthetic Oil on all newer makes, this is a synthetic oil that offers more evenly distributed oil and additives to better lubricate your Subaru’s engine. Synthetic oil should be changed out every 7,500 miles to ensure clean oil and optimal lubrication. Synthetic Oil Benefits include:

  • Uniform molecular size means less friction
  • Refinement and engineering reduce deposits
  • Additives boost protection and can clean engines
  • Better function in cold and extreme weather
  • Cleaner oil with fewer impurities

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Why Service at Janesville Subaru?

We offer the expert care your Subaru deserves, you’ll receive the expertise of our Factory Trained Teams, who have been trained by the most advanced Subaru technical instructors. They are equipped with Specialized Tools to help ensure accurate diagnosis and repair and use Genuine Subaru Parts for trusted performance. Every service also comes with a free Multi-Point Inspection to help keep your vehicle’s safety and quality in check. Not everyone goes to these lengths. For us, it’s the Subaru way.

Oil Change FAQ

Dependent on your driving habits, it’s recommended to change your oil at least every 7,500 miles.

Regular Subaru oil changes help maintain its lifespan and overall performance by lubricating your engine.

Yes, this will help your Subaru’s new oil last longer.

No, however 0W-20 Synthetic Oil recommended.

When you receive that message it means an oil change is recommended and will disappear once performed.

Synthetic oil is made from base oil, powder additives, and a carrier oil that enforces an even distribution of the additives.

Common warning signs include odd noises or engine behaviors, overheating, and poorer than usual fuel economy. If you’re on level ground and your engine is off for a time, you can always check your oil level by inspecting the dipstick.

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