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When you’re a parent, one of the last things you want is for your car to break down. With children in the car, a breakdown becomes even more of a nightmare! While you’re on the way to pick them up is potentially worse. Fortunately, there are things that you can do to make this situation less likely. 

Three simple things you can do are oil changes and replacing your oil and air filters regularly.

Why you should do an oil change

Oil changes are arguably the most important part of basic car maintenance.

It is important to change the oil in your car because it lubricates the engine and absorbs heat. This prevents friction from parts of the engine moving together causing it all to overheat and potentially cause damage. Over time, the oil thins down and is less effective at providing lubrication. Oil changes need to be done approximately every 5,000 miles or at

Read the original post here authored by Laura Chesmer. You can visit her blog here.

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