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Useful Car Information at Mr. Transmission/Milex, Carquest BLOG by radautoworks: 8:56am On May 31, 2018
https://milexcompleteautocare.com/blog/

In this thread you will find short, informative posts on our blog that will help you keep your car newer longer. Or, you can simply follow the blog above.

Re: Useful Car Information at Mr. Transmission/Milex, Carquest BLOG by Nobody: 4:01am On Jun 01, 2018
I wasn't aware that there was another thread.

Try this:

https://www.nairaland.com/mailmods?board=78
Re: Useful Car Information at Mr. Transmission/Milex, Carquest BLOG by radautoworks: 8:59am On Oct 25, 2018
Upcoming November "SHOCK & AIR" Specials

25% off AC parts (we will not do this again any time soon so time to get that AC compressor)

And

15% off shocks/struts repairs

*THIS MAY CHANGE BASED ON INTEREST BUT BASED ON WHAT'S BEEN COMING INTO THE SHOP, THIS SEEMS LIKE IT WILL BENEFIT A LOT OF PEOPLE

In the future, monitor our deals thread or our website.

https://www.nairaland.com/4595469/carquest-milex-deals-specials-thread

https://www.mrtransmissionmilexnigeria.com/coupons
Re: Useful Car Information at Mr. Transmission/Milex, Carquest BLOG by radautoworks: 9:09am On Oct 25, 2018
radautoworks:
Thanks to bensidauto for showing us an easy graphic to find this information already laid out

https://www.buyautoparts.com/blog/the-difference-between-shocks-struts/

Or we could save you the trouble and you can either read below or look at the graphic.

We have all the types in stock and prefer the quick strut type in the graphic below. However because of cost, most people opt for the bare strut. A shame because the quick strut would last longer in the Nigerian environment.

"While they mostly do the same job and the words are often used interchangeably, shocks and struts refer to two vastly different suspension designs. You cannot use a shock absorber in the place of a strut, and vice versa. This can naturally lead to some confusion when trying to order the correct parts for your car, especially since many cars use struts for the front and shocks for the rear.

Shocks and struts serve the same primary purpose: to counteract the motion of the spring. While the spring is there to take the initial force of a bump in the road, the shock dampens that motion in order to keep the vehicle in control. This is why, perhaps in a more technical context, shocks and struts are commonly referred to as “dampers”. The difference lies in the structure of your vehicle’s suspension.

In a setup that uses traditional shock absorbers, the vehicle is primarily held up by the springs, and the shocks are located nearby. Since the springs bear the weight of the vehicle, you can technically drive a vehicle with no shocks whatsoever, though doing so is dangerous and ill-advised. Shock absorbers can be used with coil, leaf, air springs or torsion bars. Shock absorbers are easier to install because of their location on the vehicle’s suspension system, and usually cheaper to produce and buy because the design of the individual part is simpler.

On a MacPherson strut-type suspension, the strut contains the mounting points for a coil spring and a dampening element, which has the same internals as a standard gas-filled shock absorber. The strut, with a coil spring wrapped around it, is a structural component of the car that holds it up. On the front wheels, the strut is also part of the steering system, since on most vehicles, it attaches to the hub carrier or steering knuckle, and some alignment settings are adjusted directly on the strut. The advantages to this design are mainly packaging concerns. Since the strut fits inside of the coil spring, the combination takes up less room under the vehicle, especially since the vehicle has coil or air springs instead of unwieldy leaf springs or torsion bars. This design also makes initial assembly of the vehicle easier, since the spring, strut, hub and brakes can all be attached to the vehicle on the production line as one unit .

The biggest downside to having struts on your vehicle comes when it is time to replace them. To replace a strut on its own, you need to remove the complete strut and spring assembly from your vehicle, then disassemble it so you can swap your original spring and mount to the new strut. The coil springs on your vehicle need to carry a vehicle that weighs thousands of pounds, so it stands to reason that they are under a lot of pressure. Normally you can use a tool that compresses the spring to keep it from releasing tension and shooting out when the complete strut assembly is disassembled, but if this is done incorrectly, serious injury could occur. For this reason, we offer a complete “quick strut” assembly for many popular vehicles that use a strut-type suspension. This is a complete strut that includes the spring and upper mount pre-installed. Not only is this safer, it makes installation easier, which also means lower labor costs if you’re having a mechanic perform the work for you.

It’s important to pay attention to your vehicle to know when it’s time to service your shocks or struts. Most vehicles won’t give any direct notification, like a check engine light for suspension work. You may notice a clunking or knocking noise from under the vehicle, especially over bumps or rougher roads. Another cause of strut failure is impact damage from hitting an obstacle or bump at high speed, or leaking oil. If you ignore these signs, your vehicle may ride worse, your tires could wear unevenly or at a faster rate, and your vehicle simply will not be as safe. When it’s time to replace your dampers, it’s important to use top quality parts with excellent reviews, which will likely be a lower cost over the life of your vehicle.

If you’re still unsure about what’s best for your vehicle, feel free to contact Rad Auto Works/Carquest for knowledgeable assistance in getting the best suspension for your vehicle. We carry guaranteed exact fit shock absorbers, struts, complete strut assemblies, coilovers and more from major brands like KYB, MOOG and Monroe. All our Auto Assistants are here and ready to help!

Re: Useful Car Information at Mr. Transmission/Milex, Carquest BLOG by radautoworks: 9:30am On Oct 25, 2018
Re: Useful Car Information at Mr. Transmission/Milex, Carquest BLOG by radautoworks: 2:22am On Nov 01, 2018
Frequent overheating or sweet odor from engine?

COOLANT. Your car needs it not just water.

Available for all cars in both concentrate and pre-mixed.

COOLING SYSTEM
What is it?
The cooling system regulates your engine’s temperature and helps keep it from over heating. The system consists of a water pump, cooling fan, coolant reservoir, radiator, thermostat and hoses.

What does it do?
The main components of the cooling system work together to keep the engine and the transmission cool. The coolant travels through the engine via the water pump. While traveling, it absorbs the engine’s heat then takes that heat to the radiator. The radiator then releases he heat to the air that passes through it. If one component is not Road Ready, the system as a whole cannot function properly. This can lead to expensive engine or transmission repairs.

Preventative Maintenance
The cooling system should be serviced annually or according to your owner’s manual specifications. Most cooling system rubber hoses burst from the inside out. Contaminants and residue build up throughout the cooling system. As the coolant gets dirtier and the system becomes contaminated, it cannot efficiently cool the engine. A cooling system flush is recommended to prevent overheating and
prevent damage to your engine. A flush will remove the residue and built up contaminants that prohibit efficient cooling of the engine.

Typical Wear and Tear
The most common form of wear and tear within the cooling system is the aging of the coolant and hoses. As the coolant ages, the compounds within it break down and cannot effectively cool the engine. Old coolant can also cause corrosion of the system components. The cooling system components
also age and can break and cause failure within the entire system.

Symptoms
•Frequent overheating
•Sweet smell or odor coming from engine
•Coolant leakage
•Frequent need to replenish engine coolant

SERVICE OPTIONS
Good
Cooling System Service
•Remove contaminated fluid
•Replace with recommended coolant
• Pressure check system

Better
Cooling System Flush Plus Chemical Cleaner
•Remove contaminated fluid
• Flush system with chemical cleaner*
•Replace with recommended coolant
• Pressure check the system

Best
Cooling System Flush Plus Chemical Cleaner
Plus Conditioner
•Remove contaminated fluid
• Flush system with chemical cleaner*
•Replace with recommended coolant
• Conditioner added to system**

*Chemical cleaner safely removes contaminated
deposits and scale that restricts heat transfer
**Conditioner helps coat and protect cooling system
components and lubricates water pump and thermostat.


When to Service
If your vehicle has experienced overheating you should have it inspected immediately. A cooling system service is also recommended at regular intervals according to your vehicle’s specifications. Hoses should
be replaced once every two years or as required.

Benefits of Service
•More efficient cooling system
•Prevents damage to engine and transmission
•Extends life of radiator, water pump and
engine block by maintaining proper pH
levels and preventing corrosion

Re: Useful Car Information at Mr. Transmission/Milex, Carquest BLOG by CityNGR: 4:50am On Nov 01, 2018
radautoworks:
Frequent overheating or sweet odor from engine?

COOLANT. Your car needs it not just water.

Available for all cars in both concentrate and pre-mixed.
Price. Zerex GL05
Re: Useful Car Information at Mr. Transmission/Milex, Carquest BLOG by radautoworks: 9:29am On Nov 01, 2018
Re: Useful Car Information at Mr. Transmission/Milex, Carquest BLOG by radautoworks: 6:40am On Nov 14, 2018
Have your ever been driving and had to step on the brakes with all your might? How about when you step on the brake the car vibrates or veers to one side?

Well, that is the focus of this useful blog topic. Brakes.

As important as they are, its amazing how many Nigerians bring in vehicles with brake pads that look like the ones below.

BRAKES
What is it?
The brake system is one of the most important safety systems in your vehicle. The brake system is comprised of many components including brake pads, cylinders, drums, rotors, fluid, shoes, and hydraulic lines and hoses.

What does it do?
Friction is needed to create the stopping motion of your vehicle’s wheels. The brake system creates this friction starting with your force on the brake pedal. That force creates hydraulic pressure that flows through the hydraulic lines and hoses into the wheel cylinders and calipers. Those components are what press the pads against the rotors. That pressing action slows the vehicle based on how firmly the brakes are applied.

Preventative Maintenance
Each component within the brake system needs service at some time. It is likely the brake pads will need replacing when they become too thin. If pads are not replaced and wear away too much they can damage the rotors or drums. Damaged rotors or drums can warp or crack and cause complete
brake failure. Keeping up with brake pad maintenance can help keep you safe and prevent more costly repairs.

Brake fluid maintenance is also important. Over time, brake fluid becomes less effective as water and contamination builds up. This can lead to corrosion, brake damage and brake failure. Your system could also have a leak and without enough brake fluid your vehicle will not brake properly. Annual inspections of your entire brake system can detect leaks and damage and help keep you Road Ready.

Typical Wear and Tear
Wear and tear on your brakes is unavoidable but the key is to stay consistent with your preventive maintenance to avoid costly repairs. Normal wear and tear involves thinning of the brake pads and rotors/drums and contamination of brake fluid.

Several factors that affect wear include:
•Driving habits
•Operating conditions
•Vehicle type
•The quality of brake lining material

Symptoms
•Squeaking, squealing, or grinding noise
when applying the brake
•Brake pedal feels soft or spongy
•Vibration when applying the brake
•Vehicle veers to one side when braking
•Frequent need to replenish brake fluid
•Strong odor after a short drive

SERVICE OPTIONS
Good
•Replace brake pads with standard/organic pads
• Lifetime warranty

Better
• Replace brake pads with metallic/semi
metallic pads
• Lifetime warranty
• Brake system fluid wash

Best
• Replace brake pads with Ceramic" pads
• Lifetime warranty
• Brake system fluid flush

*Some vehicles are factory equipped with Ceramic pads and manufacturers recommend Ceramic plates

When to Service
If you notice poor braking performance, you should bring your vehicle in for a brake system inspection. If the brake pedal is low, soft or spongy when braking, you may need to replace fluid or brake pads. Your owner's manual may also specify when to perform brake system services. At every oil change, your brake linings, drums, rotors and fluid should be inspected as well as the parking brake.

Benefits of Service
•Prolonged rotor and drum life
•Reduces internal fluid temperature
•Improves safety
•Prolongs life of hydraulic system



To encourage brake maintenance culture, for a limited time we will give a LIFETIME WARRANTY with the purchase of gold ceramic brakes. You read right. Never have to buy a brake pad again (at least for the specific car you purchased for). What's the catch? You have to ask for the lifetime warranty. It will not be offered to the public. So. What are you waiting for?


Promotion over as of November 20. Hope you were able to get yours. A lot of people certainly did! smiley


Request price here https://www.mrtransmissionmilexnigeria.com/parts-request

Re: Useful Car Information at Mr. Transmission/Milex, Carquest BLOG by radautoworks: 2:22pm On Nov 15, 2018
Our next topic is AIR CONDITIONING


When last did you get your AC system checked? If it's over two years, it's been too long.The aim of this post is to give a basic understand of your AC system. See the brochure below.

You'll notice refrigerant is a big component of cooling but not all refrigerant are the same. Cars used to use R12 refrigerant until it was phased out by R134a because it was better for the environment while blowing colder. It is important to know that you can't just grab some R134a and put it in. You actually require a conversion kit to use R134a. Recently, R152a has become the new standard in Europe and actually blows even colder than R134a. Another perk is that R152a does not require a conversion kit to work with R134a cars.

Similar to R152a is HCO-1234YF but for your purposes, you will likely be using R134a for years to come. That being said, not all R134a is the same quality. Some are used up much faster than others so buy reputable brands and don't be penny wise and pound foolish.

When a car repeatedly requires the refrigerant to be topped off, our beloved Kazeems are quick to recommend an ac compressor change but half the time the problem is simply a gas leak. Rather than admit they do not know how to find the leak, the average kazeem will simply tell you it's a compressor replacement that is required because if you replace the entire unit, hopefully the leak will be gone. In actuality it literally takes minutes to detect the leak with the right tools.

Finally, when you replace an AC compressor (which we hope you don't have to), there are recommended things to change as well. Why? Because the old components might not be able to stand up to the pressure of the new compressor and may even cause damage to the new compressor if they get damaged themselves. It is also a lot cheaper to get these components as part of a compressor kit than it to buy them individually if they cannot handle the pressure. The components that topically come in the kit are and should be replaced when doing a compressor change are: A/C compressor with clutch, accumulator or receiver drier, expansion valve or orifice tube, o-ring seals, correct viscosity PAG oil and a full evacuation and recharge of the system.

Thanks for reading.

Re: Useful Car Information at Mr. Transmission/Milex, Carquest BLOG by radautoworks: 7:47pm On Nov 16, 2018
There has been a lot of debate on Nairaland about engine oil and oil changes so...

Engine Oil and Filter
What is it?
Engine oil is a lubricant that reduces friction in the internal components of a vehicle’s engine. The oil filter cleans the oil entering the engine. Together, the oil and filter keep your engine clean and operating with reduced friction levels.

What does it do?
Engine oil’s prime purpose is to lubricate the engine. As a protective layer between the engine components, it decreases friction and heat, helping prevent engine friction and wear. The filter also protects the engine by preventing contaminants from entering and damaging the engine. When the engine has clean oil and a clean filter, your vehicle is in Road Ready condition.

Preventive Maintenance
Changing your oil and filter is the most important preventive maintenance to perform on your vehicle. Your engine relies on clean oil and the right amount of oil to function properly. Dirty oil and dirty filters allow for excessive friction and wear in your engine, causing serious damage. Clean and free flowing oil
will help protect your engine and prolong engine life.

Typical Wear and Tear
As the most frequently maintained part of your vehicle, the engine oil and filter endure wear and tear the fastest. The oil filter becomes clogged with carbon particles and ash from fuel combustion. Once the filter is restricted, the filter bypass valve opens and lets unfiltered oil circulate through your engine causing premature wear. If the engine is not getting clean oil, serious damage can be done to engine components.

Symptoms
•Three months since last oil change
•Low oil level
•Poor fuel economy
•Poor performance

SERVICE OPTIONS
Good
•Replacement engine oil filter
• Replacement engine oil with proper grade of
motor oil

Better
•Replacement engine oil filter
•Replacement engine oil with proper grade of
synthetic motor oil
• Top off oil fluids
• Lube chassis

Best
•Replacement engine oil filter
•Replacement engine oil with proper grade of
synthetic motor oil
• Top off oil fluids
• Lube chassis
• Fuel injector cleaner added to tank to
maintain efficiency

When to Service
Oil and filter changes are recommended every 3,000 miles/3 months or per your manufacturer’s recommendation. Service is also recommended if your vehicle endures extreme conditions such as stop and go traffic, the vehicle is at a very high mileage or it is used for towing.

Benefits of Service
•Improves fuel economy
•Prolongs life of engine
•Improves performance

Re: Useful Car Information at Mr. Transmission/Milex, Carquest BLOG by thebigkendo(m): 7:29am On Nov 17, 2018
radautoworks:


SERVICE OPTIONS
Good
•Replacement engine oil filter
• Replacement engine oil with proper grade of
motor oil

Better
•Replacement engine oil filter
•Replacement engine oil with proper grade of
synthetic motor oil
• Top off oil fluids
• Lube chassis

Best
•Replacement engine oil filter
•Replacement engine oil with proper grade of
synthetic motor oil
• Top off oil fluids
• Lube chassis
Fuel injector cleaner added to tank to
maintain efficiency



Aunty Radu do fuel injector cleaners actually work?
I prefer the ultrasonic injector cleaning machine anytime, I don't believe in the pour-in-tank type
Re: Useful Car Information at Mr. Transmission/Milex, Carquest BLOG by radautoworks: 7:50am On Nov 17, 2018
thebigkendo:


Aunty Radu do fuel injector cleaners actually work?
I prefer the ultrasonic injector cleaning machine anytime, I don't believe in the pour-in-tank type

Yes they do if used regularly. The problem is people think they can put it inside this year, then two months next year etc. It doesn't work that way.
Re: Useful Car Information at Mr. Transmission/Milex, Carquest BLOG by CityNGR: 8:00am On Nov 17, 2018
radautoworks:
Our next topic is AIR CONDITIONING


When last did you get your AC system checked? If it's over two years, it's been too long.The aim of this post is to give a basic understand of your AC system. See the brochure below.

You'll notice refrigerant is a big component of cooling but not all refrigerant are the same. Cars used to use R12 refrigerant until it was phased out by R134a because it was better for the environment while blowing colder. It is important to know that you can't just grab some R134a and put it in. You actually require a conversion kit to use R134a. Recently, R152a has become the new standard in Europe and actually blows even colder than R134a. Another perk is that R152a does not require a conversion kit to work with R134a cars.

Similar to R152a is HCO-1234YF but for your purposes, you will likely be using R134a for years to come. That being said, not all R134a is the same quality. Some are used up much faster than others so buy reputable brands and don't be penny wise and pound foolish.

When a car repeatedly requires the refrigerant to be topped off, our beloved Kazeems are quick to recommend an ac compressor change but half the time the problem is simply a gas leak. Rather than admit they do not know how to find the leak, the average kazeem will simply tell you it's a compressor replacement that is required because if you replace the entire unit, hopefully the leak will be gone. In actuality it literally takes minutes to detect the leak with the right tools.

Finally, when you replace an AC compressor (which we hope you don't have to), there are recommended things to change as well. Why? Because the old components might not be able to stand up to the pressure of the new compressor and may even cause damage to the new compressor if they get damaged themselves. It is also a lot cheaper to get these components as part of a compressor kit than it to buy them individually if they cannot handle the pressure. The components that topically come in the kit are and should be replaced when doing a compressor change are: A/C compressor with clutch, accumulator or receiver drier, expansion valve or orifice tube, o-ring seals, correct viscosity PAG oil and a full evacuation and recharge of the system.

Thanks for reading.
I want to convert my R134a to R152a...
Re: Useful Car Information at Mr. Transmission/Milex, Carquest BLOG by radautoworks: 8:21am On Nov 17, 2018
CityNGR:

I want to convert my R134a to R152a...

No conversion needed. That's the beauty of it.
Re: Useful Car Information at Mr. Transmission/Milex, Carquest BLOG by CityNGR: 8:22am On Nov 17, 2018
radautoworks:


No conversion needed. That's the beauty of it.
So I just pop a can and refill?
Re: Useful Car Information at Mr. Transmission/Milex, Carquest BLOG by radautoworks: 8:32am On Nov 17, 2018
CityNGR:

So I just pop a can and refill?

I believe so. We don't carry it because as far as I know it's not in USA yet. Just Europe. Part of climate change awareness which the current administration doesn't believe exists angry

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Re: Useful Car Information at Mr. Transmission/Milex, Carquest BLOG by radautoworks: 1:58pm On Dec 22, 2018
RAD AUTO WORKS AND JAMROCK WILL BE CLOSED FROM DECEMBER 25TH TILL JANUARY 3RD AND WILL REOPEN ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 4TH TO ALLOW OUR STAFF SOME MUCH NEEDED REST. THANKS TO ALL OF YOU, THEY HAVE BEEN GOING FULL SPEED AND TRULY DESERVE IT

HAVE A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Re: Useful Car Information at Mr. Transmission/Milex, Carquest BLOG by radautoworks: 7:46am On Jan 21
Self improvement time

Re: Useful Car Information at Mr. Transmission/Milex, Carquest BLOG by radautoworks: 7:50pm On Feb 27
Car guzzling fuel like Atiku and NNPC? grin

Re: Useful Car Information at Mr. Transmission/Milex, Carquest BLOG by radautoworks: 3:56pm On Mar 03
Re: Useful Car Information at Mr. Transmission/Milex, Carquest BLOG by radautoworks: 4:44pm On Apr 14
Feel so humbled we were the focus of the franchise this week and a couple of reporters interviewed us from the US. Will post the articles when they come out.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BwKO2W-IxXR/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=1hlyeyw41bywj

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Re: Useful Car Information at Mr. Transmission/Milex, Carquest BLOG by James109: 7:34pm On Apr 14
I think that safety should be a priority when you drive. That's why if a car fails to deliver you to a plave safely, you should sell it. I would be happy to look at your car if you're selling. And I see that some people have even attached photo's of their cars and car parts for better demonstration. I, still, prefer a safe wesite, like Jacars for selling cars rather than a seller whose reputation is impossible to check. I don't want to offend anyone, just sharing my viewpoint.
Re: Useful Car Information at Mr. Transmission/Milex, Carquest BLOG by radautoworks: 8:41pm On Apr 14
James109:
I think that safety should be a priority when you drive. That's why if a car fails to deliver you to a plave safely, you should sell it. I would be happy to look at your car if you're selling. And I see that some people have even attached photo's of their cars and car parts for better demonstration. I, still, prefer a safe wesite, like Jacars for selling cars rather than a seller whose reputation is impossible to check. I don't want to offend anyone, just sharing my viewpoint.

Umm.... What's does this have to do with this thread?
Re: Useful Car Information at Mr. Transmission/Milex, Carquest BLOG by eherbal(m): 9:52am On Apr 15
radautoworks:
There has been a lot of debate on Nairaland about engine oil and oil changes so...

Engine Oil and Filter
What is it?
Engine oil is a lubricant that reduces friction in the internal components of a vehicle’s engine. The oil filter cleans the oil entering the engine. Together, the oil and filter keep your engine clean and operating with reduced friction levels.

What does it do?
Engine oil’s prime purpose is to lubricate the engine. As a protective layer between the engine components, it decreases friction and heat, helping prevent engine friction and wear. The filter also protects the engine by preventing contaminants from entering and damaging the engine. When the engine has clean oil and a clean filter, your vehicle is in Road Ready condition.

Preventive Maintenance
Changing your oil and filter is the most important preventive maintenance to perform on your vehicle. Your engine relies on clean oil and the right amount of oil to function properly. Dirty oil and dirty filters allow for excessive friction and wear in your engine, causing serious damage. Clean and free flowing oil
will help protect your engine and prolong engine life.

Typical Wear and Tear
As the most frequently maintained part of your vehicle, the engine oil and filter endure wear and tear the fastest. The oil filter becomes clogged with carbon particles and ash from fuel combustion. Once the filter is restricted, the filter bypass valve opens and lets unfiltered oil circulate through your engine causing premature wear. If the engine is not getting clean oil, serious damage can be done to engine components.

Symptoms
•Three months since last oil change
•Low oil level
•Poor fuel economy
•Poor performance

SERVICE OPTIONS
Good
•Replacement engine oil filter
• Replacement engine oil with proper grade of
motor oil

Better
•Replacement engine oil filter
•Replacement engine oil with proper grade of
synthetic motor oil
• Top off oil fluids
• Lube chassis

Best
•Replacement engine oil filter
•Replacement engine oil with proper grade of
synthetic motor oil
• Top off oil fluids
• Lube chassis
• Fuel injector cleaner added to tank to
maintain efficiency

When to Service
Oil and filter changes are recommended every 3,000 miles/3 months or per your manufacturer’s recommendation. Service is also recommended if your vehicle endures extreme conditions such as stop and go traffic, the vehicle is at a very high mileage or it is used for towing.

Benefits of Service
•Improves fuel economy
•Prolongs life of engine
•Improves performance
morning ma. does this 3k miles or 3 months apply to synthetic oil which I learnt the change interval is 5 to 6k miles?
Re: Useful Car Information at Mr. Transmission/Milex, Carquest BLOG by radautoworks: 8:21pm On Apr 15
eherbal:
morning ma. does this 3k miles or 3 months apply to synthetic oil which I learnt the change interval is 5 to 6k miles?

Hello,

No it does not. Synthetic will take you 5,000 miles or 6 months for most brands. There are also extended mileage that will take even longer but require special filters to match.

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Re: Useful Car Information at Mr. Transmission/Milex, Carquest BLOG by dicksonadams(m): 6:27am On Apr 16
radautoworks:


Hello,

No it does not. Synthetic will take you 5,000 miles or 6 months for most brands. There are also extended mileage that will take even longer but require special filters to match.

How much can I get 5w-20 syntethic oil and appropriate filter for? Name and price
Re: Useful Car Information at Mr. Transmission/Milex, Carquest BLOG by Chelseafan1: 12:24pm On Apr 16
radautoworks:


Hello,

No it does not. Synthetic will take you 5,000 miles or 6 months for most brands. There are also extended mileage that will take even longer but require special filters to match.

Aunty Radu, afternoon ma, I'm currently at your workshop for my oil change, aunty, help me call dem make dem do me well o, Nairaland connect suppose dey get special treatment.

I drove here all the way from Berger grin grin
Re: Useful Car Information at Mr. Transmission/Milex, Carquest BLOG by radautoworks: 4:02am On Apr 17
dicksonadams:


How much can I get 5w-20 syntethic oil and appropriate filter for? Name and price

For what car? Year make and model please.
Re: Useful Car Information at Mr. Transmission/Milex, Carquest BLOG by radautoworks: 4:02am On Apr 17
Chelseafan1:


Aunty Radu, afternoon ma, I'm currently at your workshop for my oil change, aunty, help me call dem make dem do me well o, Nairaland connect suppose dey get special treatment.

I drove here all the way from Berger grin grin

Trust you were taken care of?
Re: Useful Car Information at Mr. Transmission/Milex, Carquest BLOG by dicksonadams(m): 5:56am On Apr 17
radautoworks:


For what car? Year make and model please.


08 Civic

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