Category: Oil Change

Welcome to Engine Sludge 101!

August 12th, 2022 by

Causes of Engine Sludge Engine sludge happens when there are issues with the ventilation system, like low temperature or poorly designed crankcase, crankshaft-induced cavitation or internal water leaks, causing clumps in the oil that can coat and clog your engine. Also, driving without routine engine oil changes or inadequate motor oil levels increases the chances

The Importance of Oil Filter Changes

November 8th, 2021 by

What Does My Oil Filter Actually Do? Your vehicle’s engine oil is a critical automotive fluid used to lubricate the engine, keep it clean, and prevent it from overheating. However, if the oil gets dirty, it won’t be able to fulfill these important tasks. The oil filter is a device that helps the oil to

What Types of Motor Oil Are There?

March 10th, 2020 by

4 Types to Select From Even seasoned car owners can have trouble identifying the differences between the many types of motor oil available on the market today. How do they differ, and what kind is best for your vehicle? The oil change professionals at London’s Automotive in Corvallis, Oregon, have some information on each of

What Drivers Should Know About Oil Viscosity

September 26th, 2019 by

Viscosity Explained Chances are that you already know an oil change is one of the most important steps to keep your car running in optimal condition. However, it’s also critical to choose the right type of oil. There are many to choose from, but only one that is right for your exact vehicle. Why is

What Clean, Quality Oil Looks Like

July 30th, 2019 by

Things To Look For Whether you’re inspecting the oil or having it changed, it’s important for you to understand when your vehicle is using quality oil and worn oil. Motor oil is the lifeblood of your vehicle’s engine after all, and if it’s not of the best quality, the engine and vehicle will suffer. London’s

Is Your Vehicle in Need of an Oil Change?

July 30th, 2019 by

Signs That It’s Time for Service Many motorists are told when they purchase a vehicle that in order for them to maintain their vehicle’s level of performance, they need to follow a routine oil change schedule. At London’s Automotive, we condone this advice, as it ensures your vehicle is always filled with fresh, clean motor