Refer to your car's service manual to find out how often its oil should be changed – the interval varies from model to model.
The oil can be replaced every 10,000 to 30,000 km, or every 12 to 24 months, depending on manufacturer's recommendations.
Most popular questions
When do you need to change oil?
How to change engine oil?
Oil, which is fundamental for protecting your vehicle and ensuring that it enjoys a long life, is subject to particularly severe usage conditions.
It is therefore important to replace it on a regular basis so as to ensure that your vehicle is always operating optimally.
Oil changes are usually carried out by your garage mechanic when your vehicle is being serviced.
But you may also do this yourself if you think that you have the necessary tools and expertise.
How to change manual transmission fluid?
How to change automatic transmission fluid?
Your vehicle's automatic transmission system must be maintained on a regular basis in order to extend its lifetime. Automatic transmission fluids ensure that your gears remain thermally stable and properly lubricated.
For the gears to work properly, the level and condition of the transmission fluid should be checked, as well as the state of the filters. Maintenance requirements vary depending on the model.
How to change brake fluid?
Brake fluid should be replaced every 12 to 24 months, depending on the type of fluid selected – even though many professionals advise replacing it every 50,000 km. Over time, brake fluid deteriorates, resulting in reduced performance and efficiency. It should therefore be replaced by new brake fluid.
How to change motorcycle engine oil?
Engine oil has a tendency to lose its properties over time. It should therefore be replaced on a regular basis in order to ensure that your engine lasts as long as possible. Changing the oil is a straightforward operation that removes all the impurities from the engine.
How to flush coolant?
How to prevent pollution?
Any waste oil storage tank, such as tanks containing heating oil, diesel and waste oil, should be routinely checked and maintained to avoid the risk of causing pollution, through leaks and spills. For larger oil storage solutions on commercial sites, the tank may also need to comply with the Oil Storage Regulations.