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Old 11-12-2002, 03:37 PM   #1
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Question Worried about the first oil change....

How bad is it if my car's first oil change came at around 13k miles, but all subsequent oil changes were made at 5k??? If you cant figure it out, I bought the car used, and did not change the oil when I got it ( 10k) , because I was ignorant then... I only wonder since members generally agree that the first oil change after break-in is very important.
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Old 11-12-2002, 03:40 PM   #2
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Did the car have oil changes prior to your purchase?

I don't think that you have to worry since you are running on synthetic oil. Just make it a habit to change you oil more frequently 5K-7.5K especially if you are doing a lot of stop and go driving in LA.
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Old 11-12-2002, 03:45 PM   #3
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You're fine...just shrink your oil change intervals to around 5000 miles...
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