Summer brings vacations and road trips. And I happen to love road trips! How about you? Do you love road trips? Long ones? Day trips? And is your vehicle ready for a summer road trip? When was the last time you had your vehicle serviced? It’s important you know. Motor Oil Matters. It can make or break your vehicle’s engine. Neglecting your motor oil can literally ruin your summer.
Be sure that you or your oil change location pours the American Petroleum Institute (API) licensed oil recommended for your car or truck.
- If you’re buying this oil yourself, look for the API Starburst or Donut on the label.
- If an oil change location is installing the oil for you, make sure you know what that shop is actually pouring into your car. A good deal on an oil change is only good when the oil’s API licensed and meets the recommendations for your car or truck’s engine.
And Motor Oil Matters, or MOM for short, reccomends a new program offered by the API. Their goal is to make sure cars and trucks get the oil they need. To make it easy, MOM has oil change checklist. Just print it out and you’re set to go!
Now, check out the “Rev Up Your Road Trip Sweepstakes” on Facebook.
- Enter for a chance to be one of 25 lucky winners to win a $100 Visa gift card for your summer road trip needs.
- It’s easy to enter: just drive over to the Motor Oil Matters Facebook page, give the thumbs up by clicking “Like”, and head to the “Rev Up Your Road Trip” tab. Ready, set, GO!
Car and truck manufacturers recommend specific oil viscosities and performance levels. Check your owner’s manual for this information before you have the oil changed. And keep a note of the particular oil that your vechicles require for future references.
Check out the MOM Motor Oil Matters website to see if your favorite oil change location’s MOM-licensed! If it isn’t, show them your copy of the checklist and ask them to sign up. Seriously! And I personally woould think twice about using a location that isn’t interested in signing up. Just saying.
Happy road tripping! Follow MOM on Twitter for the latest updates and news as you cruise through summer.
One lucky Simple Sojourns fan will win a $50 gift card for their next oil change. Awesome!
* This giveaway will close at midnight Friday, July 12, 2013.
* The giveaway is open to US residents only.
* One set of entries per household.
* The winner will be chosen using Rafflecopter and will have 24 hours to respond to the winner notification email. After 48 hours another winner will be chosen.
We received a gift card to facilitate our review. All opinions expressed are our own.