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Commonly Asked Questions for German Auto Sport

Commonly Asked Questions For German Auto Sport: At German Auto Sport in Berkeley, we are here to answer all of our customer’s questions. Our clientele are a discriminating lot, who work very hard and deserve excellent auto repair service. Here are a few questions we are asked on a regular basis: How often should I change my oil? Oil should be changed every 5000 miles or sooner based on driving conditions.  Oil is the liquid squeegee that cleans the engine. Oil needs to be changed frequently. Rubber and oil are the same thing in different molecular state. If oil is not changed regularly, it becomes acidic. The oil will attack the rubber once it’s acidic, which shrinks and deteriorates the rubber.  If you are a commuter who takes BART, for example, you’ll be driving your car frequently for short periods of time. For example, if you live 10 minutes from BART, by the time you get to BART, the moisture will not have burnt off. If you continue to do this and th ... read more

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