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Oil Changes at Kenosha Subaru

Learn more about the importance of routine oil changes from the expert service technicians at Kenosha Subaru. Uncover the difference Genuine Subaru Oil can make in helping prolong your Subarus performance. See how easy it is to check your oil at home and common warning signs that your engine's oil needs to be replaced or checked.

Why are oil changes important?

Your engine requires proper lubrication to operate at its best around the clock, giving you reliable performance every time you get behind the wheel. Regularly scheduled Subaru oil changes every 7,500 to 10,000 miles will help your Subaru's longevity and fuel economy. The more you put off performing an oil change, the more likely it is you will cause costly damage to your vehicle.

Why choose Genuine Subaru Oil?

Help your SUBARU BOXER® engine last longer by regularly checking your oil levels and only using Genuine Subaru Oil. The benefits of using Genuine Subaru Oil include:

  • Engineered to clean and protect internal engine components between oil changes better than most leading aftermarket brands*
  • Formulated with a unique blend of additives, detergents, and modifiers specific for the lubrication needs of the SUBARU BOXER® engine
  • Reduces wear and cleans internal components to maximize engine life and maintain optimal fuel economy
  • Each batch is lab-tested over 10 different ways to help ensure consistent quality

How often should you check your Subaru's oil?

When it's time, an oil change is something you shouldn't put off doing. That's why our Service Center is conveniently open for you with Factory Trained Teams who work on Subaru vehicles every day. It's recommended to check your oil level once a month to ensure your oil is working properly and not leaking. Bringing in your Subaru twice a year can help ensure your oil and engine is operating properly.

How to check your oil Level

Subaru recommends that you check the oil level on your dipstick at every other fuel stop. Depending on your driving style and other conditions, your engine may consume oil more frequently between oil changes. It's good practice to check the level regularly to help ensure your Subaru continues performing safely. It's easy and anyone can do it.

Why service at Kenosha Subaru?

The technicians on our Factory Trained Teams have earned certification through specific training programs developed by Subaru of America, Inc. to properly diagnose and service the various components and technology that are unique to Subaru vehicles.

Our Factory Trained Teams inspect your Subaru each time you visit us for any service, enjoy the benefits and confidence our Free Multi-Point Inspection provides. We offer an impressive Service Menu and a slew of Service Coupons and Parts Specials, you can Schedule Service online stress-free today at your convenience. No matter the job or timeframe, you'll enjoy a speedy and quality service every time you bring in your Subaru! 

Oil Change FAQs:

Your Subaru uses different fluids to help support and protect its various systems.

  • Technicians learn from highly advanced Subaru technical instructors and receive hands-on diagnostic, maintenance, and repair experience
  • Taught to understand specific Subaru components and on-board systems, like:
    • SUBARU BOXER® engine
    • Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive System
    • SUBARU EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology
  • Training is updated annually

Depending on your driving habits, it’s recommended to change your oil at least every 7,500 miles.

Synthetic oil is made from base oil, powder additives, and a carrier oil that enforces an even distribution of the additives.

Common warning signs include odd noises or engine behaviors, overheating, and poorer than usual fuel economy. If you’re on level ground and your engine is off for a time, you can always check your oil level by inspecting the dipstick.

Regular Subaru oil changes help maintain its lifespan and overall performance by lubricating your engine.

Yes, this will help your Subaru’s new oil last longer.