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Mileage When i reach the mileage that jiffy lube or some other oil change place has put on my windshield , how long after i reach that certain mileage do i have before i really need to go to get the oil changed??

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There is no reason you cannot go 6000 miles between oil changes. I have a Ford explorer with 250000 miles and I changed the oil every 10000 miles. I never had any engine trouble - it is still running very well.

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I just got an oil change today. Drive the car for about ten miles and then the oil light came on???? I'm afraid to drive it back to the garage.


I'm afraid to ask, was it at one of those... Change your oil and Lube in Jiffy, places?
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