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Old 11-04-2012, 10:29 AM   #57
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Originally Posted by hotleadsingerguy View Post
Well then ask them how it makes sense with the 10k oil change that's recommended in the manual.

If the car takes 4.75qt, you lose 1qt for every 1,000 miles driven, and the oil should be changed every 10k miles...then they expect you to be at negative 5.25qt when doing an oil change?

Or do they expect us to drop a bit more fresh oil in every month or two?
The second one, they expect people to check and top off their fluids, which is mostly wishful thinking given how little most people know or check under the hood until it breaks.
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