oil change


: the process of removing old, dirty oil in a vehicle and replacing it with clean oil
The car needs an oil change.

Examples of oil change in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Rosenau had its own agenda for the 7500-mile service and charged us for not only the oil change and tire rotation but also a fuel-system additive and a graphite oil treatment. Don Schroeder, Car and Driver, 11 June 2023 Occasionally the biotech service station would do a ‘bug change’ rather than an oil change. Bennett Daviss, Discover Magazine, 11 Nov. 2019 The formerly industrial neighborhood was a better place to get an oil change than to see an exhibition. Zoë Lescaze, New York Times, 28 Sep. 2023 Every car needed more than just an engine oil change, but with limited funding, Kintner and his team of volunteers could only help with the basics. Jennie Key, The Enquirer, 16 Mar. 2023 Make sure to check your tires for air, get an oil change, and ensure charging for your e-vehicle. Krista Simmons, Sunset Magazine, 30 June 2023 Imagine the oil change attendant working in this 103-degree Arkansas summer heat helping pay for the doctor's student loans. Arkansas Online, 3 July 2023 With access to telematics, an independent shop could get early warning that a car needs new tires or an oil change, then try to sell these services to consumers. Hiawatha Bray, BostonGlobe.com, 14 June 2023 View Photos The Prelude requires service at 7500-mile intervals, which works out to an oil change and a tire rotation, but the filter stays put until 15,000 miles, at which time various other functions are inspected. Don Schroeder, Car and Driver, 11 June 2023 See More

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“Oil change.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oil%20change. Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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