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Old 10-16-2010, 03:32 PM
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To all the nay sayers out there



Change Oil reminder kicked in at 5300 miles of my current oil which happen to be the normal old non-synthetic oil. Per the owners manual, if the oil light comes on you have to change your oil within 500 miles. 500+5500= 6000 miles which is what the owners manual claim that our oil is good for anyway. HA!

Like I said, I've seen another 10 Liberty with the oil change light on at 2500 miles and a Dodge Durango with the oil change light on at 2000-3500 miles. The light is only based on how hard you push your engine. I'm sure that if I beat the living piss out of my car then my light would have came on much sooner then this. When I change my oil with synthetic AND drive the way I do now, I'm sure that at 6000 miles, I will not see the light.... although I will still change the oil at 6000 miles.
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Re: To all the nay sayers out there

damn that is one large ass picture sorry about that one guys.
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Re: To all the nay sayers out there

I can change the service interval on my 2004 WJ. I have it set to 3500
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I can change the service interval on my 2004 WJ. I have it set to 3500
This^^ I have my wk set at 6000...I've changed my conventional oil at 6000miles, just recently changed to synthetic...I'll probably still keep it at 6000 miles tho, since I started doing it myself, and it not hard
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Old 10-16-2010, 05:39 PM
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Re: To all the nay sayers out there

I'm really picky about my oil change I do it every 3K regardless
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Old 10-16-2010, 05:42 PM
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Re: To all the nay sayers out there

You can not change the interval with the newer systems.
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Re: To all the nay sayers out there

I wonder if it really detects that the oil needs to be changed or it's just pre-set at 6K drive time?
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Re: To all the nay sayers out there

In another 6000 miles I will let you know LOL

I'm also going to send this oil in for testing so see what the lab say about changing the oil at 6K
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Re: To all the nay sayers out there

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