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Old 07-28-2006, 01:48 AM   #1
knphee
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okay, need some opinions.... i've been going back to the dealership everytime for oil changes since i bought my car a couple of years ago. i guess i go back everytime because i've never owned a brand new car before and didn't want to screw it up myself and affect the warranty. yes, i'm not the most mechanical person but before i take it back there next month, i've been thinking why shouldn't i do it myself?! thoughts???
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Old 07-28-2006, 02:57 AM   #2
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You know what, buy a package of oil filters from the dealership,subarugenuiesparts.com, or K&N OEM replacement at partsource, then change the oil yourself.

You can learn something by doing it urself, and it's cost-efficent.

It wont affect ur warranty.
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Old 07-28-2006, 04:34 AM   #3
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I'd say do it yourself if you don't mind getting your hands dirty. Its only REALLY messy the first time!
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Old 07-28-2006, 11:18 AM   #4
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You can't affect your warranty by maintaining your car. Do it yourself, take it to Joe-Bob's Auto, doesn't matter.
Keep receipts indicating time and mileage of oil changes and your warranty is fine.
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