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Under mileage but way over the date to change oil

I don't know how I missed this, but I don't drive my Camaro much. Drove it yesterday for the first time in a few months. I noticed the sticker on my windshield and now I'm in panic mode. I'm way under the mileage but way over the date I was due for a change (like 8 months!). the oil appears very clear however. how concerned should I be? This car's not driven hard; just putter around town. (mods: I posted this last night but can't find it now, sorry if it's a double post)


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Re: under mileage but way over the date to change oil

oil collects moisture and should be changed when seasons change.I change mine just before summer.

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Good info at Mobil 1's site:

http://www.mobiloil.com/USA-English/...ollection.aspx

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I agree it should be changed more frequent but I wouldn't loose any sleep over it. Change it now and don't worry.

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thanks guys. I was sweatig it out for a while. gonna change the oil today.even taking my kid to school in it... she likes the attention from all the boys. thanks again.


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thanks guys. I was sweatig it out for a while. gonna change the oil today.even taking my kid to school in it... she likes the attention from all the boys. thanks again.
That could be some trouble later on! lol

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Don't worry about it. I change my oil every 12 months since I only drive the car about 500 miles a year.

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