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Auto Rescue of Midlothian

(804) 924-9241

1101 Sturbridge Dr, Richmond, VA 23235

MON-FRI: 07:30AM - 05:30PM

Text Us at (804) 924-9241

Auto Rescue of Lakeside

(804) 262-4200

1730 Dumbarton Rd, Richmond, VA, 23227

MON-FRI: 07:30AM - 05:30PM

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Bimmer Rescue (German Cars)

(804) 726-3458

6401F Dickens Pl, Richmond, VA 23230

MON-FRI: 08:00AM - 05:00PM

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Monthly Archives: July 2023

Engine Oil 101 - Everything You Need to Know and More!

Engine Oil 101 - Everything You Need to Know and More!

Engine oil plays a crucial role in maintaining the health and performance of your vehicle's engine. However, when it goes bad, concerns are raised about the overall condition of your car's engine. Today, we will be taking a look at a few ways you can identify bad oil, its importance, and a couple common questions regarding it. Stay tuned to find out more!   How to Identify Bad Engine OilDark and Thick Over time, engine oil accumulates dirt and debris, causing it to become dark and thick. This can hinder its ability to lubricate the engine properly, leading to increased wear and tear.Sludgy Appearance Bad engine oil may form sludge due to the breakdown of oil additives or water contamination. Sludge can clog vital engine components, restricting oil flow and reducing efficiency.Burning Smell Burning engine oil emits a distinct, acrid smell, often accomp ... read more

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