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Old 08-26-2018, 08:39 AM   #1
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How often should I change Mobile 1?

Hi, I have a 2012 Camaro SS with 3900 miles on it. I last changed the oil in July 2016 with 3000 miles and put Mobile 1 in her, the reason being I do not drive the car much and did not want to put in any dyno oil that would accept moisture. My question is in terms of time how often should I change the oil being it is synthetic Mobile 1?
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Old 08-26-2018, 09:05 AM   #2
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I would recommend changing it once a year regardless of mileage. After a year it gets moisture and contamination... should be changed imo
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Old 08-26-2018, 09:26 AM   #3
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Old 08-29-2018, 06:43 PM   #4
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Yeah, even with synthetic you have to change it once a year regardless of mileage. That's for the warranty. If the warranty is gone, then I don't think two years is really that bad. The moisture thing might bother me though. So, I'd do it every year. Better safe than sorry I guess.
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Old 08-29-2018, 07:03 PM   #5
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I use Mobil 1 and change every 5k miles.
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Old 08-30-2018, 06:22 AM   #6
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I would recommend changing it once a year regardless of mileage. After a year it gets moisture and contamination... should be changed imo
I agree - At least once a year. You need to drive it! Letting it sit is more harmful than not driving it. Rubber seals and O-rings will harden when they sit for a long time.
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Old 09-12-2018, 01:06 PM   #7
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I change my at least one a year or 5k which ever comes first.

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