Have you ever thought about how you can preserve and maintain your vehicle's performance? A key factor in how your car drives and something to monitor regularly that will strengthen its longevity is motor oil. Learning about motor oils purpose and viscosity will allow you to keep your vehicle running at its best throughout the year.

Motor oil has a singular purpose which is to lubricate vital parts of the motor. Viscosity measures how resistant oil is to flow. Understanding this will help you know which oil to use and when. Low viscosity oil flows more freely than high viscosity oil. Because oil thickens naturally during cold weather its best to use this type during winter. Oil thins in hot weather. As a result, it is advisable to use high viscosity oil during the warmer parts of the year.

You should have your oil checked regularly. When that time comes or if you need other services performed, visit us at BMW of Birmingham.



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