Do you remember when you last got an oil change? If not, then chances are, you'll be looking for an oil change near St. Charles, MO, pretty soon. For that, all you have to do is stop by St. Charles Nissan.

Our team of certified technicians have been taking care of oil changes for decades. So, you can rely on them to get the job done right and perform it with the care required. Below, you'll learn more about why oil changes are so important.

An Oil Change at Our Dealership

Here at our service center, an oil change is a quick and simple process. One of our technicians can usually have it done in as little as 30 to 40 minutes. You can also browse our list of service specials online; they can make getting the maintenance you need even easier!

They'll begin by checking the oil that is already in your Nissan. They will examine how much is left and how dirty it is. After they drain the dirty product from the engine and dispose of it, they'll refill the engine with clean oil that fits the specific needs of your Nissan.

Before they finish, they'll start the vehicle and allow it to idle for at least thirty seconds. This gives the new oil a chance to cycle through the engine, so it can be inspected for leaks or damage.

Signs That You Need an Oil Change

If you check your owner's manual, it will give you the specific interval for getting your vehicle's oil changed. Generally, it's a good idea to get one every 3,500 miles or three months, whichever comes first.

If you're not sure when you last got an oil change, there are some warning signs that your vehicle may exhibit that will signal it's ready for some clean oil. If you notice knocking sounds or the smell of burning oil, bring your Nissan in for an oil change as soon as possible.

Most modern vehicles are equipped with sensors that will alert you if you're in need of an oil change. If you're heading out to do some fishing at Fountain Lakes Park and the oil warning light comes on, it's probably time for some new oil.

Visit our service center for any questions that you may have!

The Importance of Oil

Oil's main job is to keep the many moving parts in your engine lubricated. This keeps your engine running smoothly and prevents excess wear and tear. As this process occurs, oil also carries heat away from the engine.

The other function of oil is keeping the engine of your Nissan clean. While it's running, bits of metal, dust from the air, and other contaminants can end up in your engine. As oil cycles through, it picks up these imperfections and carries them out of the engine, trapping them in the filter.

All this hard work causes oil to degrade over time, which causes it to be less effective. That's why getting a Nissan oil change is so important. It'll keep your engine performing at its best!

Schedule an Oil Change Today!

The next time you head over to the Lewis & Clark Boat House and Museum with the kids, you'll have more peace of mind knowing that if you ever need an oil change near St. Charles, MO, you can come see us at St. Charles Nissan.

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St. Charles Nissan

5625 Veterans Memorial Pkwy
Directions Saint Peters, MO 63376

  • Sales: (636) 441-4481
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  • Monday 9:00AM - 9:00PM
  • Tuesday 9:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Wednesday 9:00AM - 9:00PM
  • Thursday 9:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Friday 9:00AM - 9:00PM
  • Saturday 9:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Sunday Closed