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Old 08-30-2015, 08:14 PM   #1
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how oftern to change the oil

Just asking opinions I Have a 2010 ss that I only drive maybe 900-1500 miles a year on it. Just curious on how often do you think I should change it. I do every year when I bring it out of the garage to start driving it in march or april. Any Different Ideas thanks
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Old 08-30-2015, 08:22 PM   #2
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The official GM statement is once a year or when the sensor tells you to, whichever comes first.

I noticed that the sensor tells me about at 5000 miles.


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Old 08-30-2015, 08:49 PM   #3
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If you're not putting on miles, then once a year.
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Old 08-31-2015, 06:59 PM   #4
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I would change it before storage no sense in old oil sitting there all winter.
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Old 09-01-2015, 10:03 PM   #5
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All good advice from the above comments, but I like to change the oil every 3,000 miles (+-500 miles) or once a year before winter storage.
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Old 09-02-2015, 06:20 PM   #6
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Change mine every spring.
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Old 09-02-2015, 06:38 PM   #7
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Old 09-22-2015, 05:28 PM   #8
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Recently picked up 2010 in July, not my first go around, stored all of them in winter months here in Ohio, I always change oil in spring and be for storing it for winter.
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Old 10-01-2015, 01:41 PM   #9
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I only put on about 1000 miles a year and change it every year in October
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Old 11-23-2015, 10:38 PM   #10
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I would change it before storage no sense in old oil sitting there all winter.
Actually you should change it in spring after storage. Oil sitting in the pan won't hurt a thing. During storage temp cycling moisture inside the block and heads runs into the pan and oil. That's why a spring change is best. New oil in the pan in fall becomes contaminated oil by spring.
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