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Why Oil Changes Are Important Before Traveling

Problems with the oil in your vehicle can result in catastrophic circumstances on or off the road, so it is always better to be safe than sorry. You should take the time to familiarize yourself with the oil section of your driver’s manual and ensure that you know how often the oil needs to be changed. 

It is also important that you don’t be lax about changing the oil and ensuring your vehicle has enough oil whenever you plan to be driving it. Not having enough oil in your car may cause your engine to seize at the very least, and worse problems are also possible.

All of this is doubly important before leaving on a trip or traveling long distances because you could end up stranded if your vehicle experiences engine failure in an unfamiliar location or away from civilization.

Taking the time to make sure all of your fluids have been replaced and everything is working optimally before you leave can save you a lot of time, money, and heartache while you are out on the open road.

Thankfully, there are experts available to advise you on these issues as well as perform the tasks for you, so you know it was done exactly as it needs to be. This way you can get the most optimal performance from your vehicle and ensure that you don’t face any complications while you’re on the road.

One such expert is J&M Transmission & Auto Service in Tea, SD. If you are in Sioux Falls, Tea, or Harrisburg, SD, we are a great choice to make sure your vehicle is ready before you go on a trip. We are extremely easy to work with and we can take care of everything for you.  

You can choose to either have your vehicle picked up by us and delivered back to your home after we are done working on it, or you can bring it in yourself, and we will transport you back to your home or business while the work is being done. Either way, we solve the problem of transportation for you while we are taking care of your vehicle.

On top of our excellent customer service, our work also comes with a warranty. We are confident in our work and its ability to stand the test of time, so we have a warranty for 3 years or 36,000 miles.

There are also financing options available if the job you need doing is a bit too pricey to pay all at once, we are very understanding and reasonable about it so you can get the work done now in preparation for your trip and worry about paying the bill when you’ve got the cash.

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