Monthly Archives: September 2021

Why do I need to Change my Oil Filter?

 Why do I need to Change my Oil Filter?

First off let us explain what an Oil Filter is. The Oil Filter Filters the Oil. The oil is designed to Lubricate and Cool the Internal Moving Parts in your Engine. During normal Engine operation. Heat from friction and Combustion will cause the moving Parts in your Engine to Wear. The wear releases small deposits of Metals and Other Particulates. These small Particulates will Damage your Engine. It is critical to try and remove these Engine Damaging particulates. This is the Oil Filters Job. All Oil Filters are not all made the same. Some Filter smaller Particulates. Others have considerably less filtering capacity. All Oil Filters have a load Capacity. When the Filter Becomes clogged with debris Engine. So it is important to use a good Quality Filter. So how often do you need to replace your Oil Filter? Most Vehicle manufacturers recommend replacing you can lose Oil Flow and Filtering Capability. Oil Filters can be Expensive but not as expensive as replacing your Oil Filter every ... read more

How often to change oil if don't drive much?

How often to change oil if don't drive much?

Stamps Auto Tire Pros takes the guesswork out of when to return for an oil change. We will include a sticker on your windshield that includes the mileage or date. Come in for your Oil change when the first one is up. We Base your oil Change on your manufacturer's recommendation. Detailed requirements can be in your vehicle’s owner's manual. Synthetic blend Oils need to change every 3000 to 5,000 miles. Full synthetic oils can last as long as 10,000 miles. Manufacturer's Server Service requires you to change your Oil more frequently. Server Service is if you Drive 5 miles or less at a time. If you live in extreme Hot, Cold Or Dusty Climates. Or you Drive on Surface Streets with Stop and Go Traffic. Most Carmakers recommend an Oil change every 6 months regardless of how many miles you drive.  Newer vehicles will alert you with a maintenance reminder on the dash when the oil begins to degrade. Make sure you continue to check your oil monthly and top it off as needed ... read more

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Why Do My Vehicle Lights Keep Going Dim?

Why Do My Vehicle Lights Keep Going Dim?

We may not have to rely on our vehicle lights during the day, but it is crucial to have them on when driving at night. Whenever our headlights grow faint or even flicker in an unusual way, it could dangerously impair our visibility. Nevertheless, others on the road may have a hard time seeing you too! Various problems can arise if your vehicle's lights start to malfunction. You can usually trace dim lights back to three problem areas: battery, alternator, and ground wires. Battery  The first electrical component that you will probably think of first to check is the battery. Just like any other car part, your battery needs a replacement after lots of wear. An old or defective vehicle battery could be at the root of your dimmed lights. The most reliable way to test your battery is to have one of our professional techs do it. At Stamps Auto Tire Pros, we have all the necessary equipment and tools to test your battery in a swift. Alternator If your battery seems to be okay, th ... read more