With the informative Web site www.MotorOilMatters.org (created by the maker of industry-leading brands Pennzoil and Quaker State) you can easily locate key information about how quality motor oils can help prolong your engine’s life and improve overall efficiency, as well as help answer other questions you may have about motor oil. In addition, the site offers a fun, educational game for you to play called “M.O.M. Knows Best” where you can put your motor mind to the test with an interactive quiz.
Did you know?
- According to a recent survey from the Automotive Service Association, more than 54 percent of customers who take their vehicles for service and repair are women
- Using a high-quality motor oil in the right grade can help maximize fuel economy
- Low-quality oils that do not meet industry standards or the vehicle manufacturer’s requirements could cost consumers in the long run by potentially damaging the vehicle’s engine or possibly voiding the manufacturer’s warranty
- Another reason to look to a high-quality motor oil – like Pennzoil and Quaker State – is that it is designed to meet the demands of today’s engines
1. How do you know which oil is best for your car?
Your owner’s manual is a great place to start. Know that motor oil is a high-tech product that performs a critical role within the engine; its quality matters. MotorOilMatters.org has a feature which can be found here: http://ew5.earlweb.com/search.php?site=52 which helps you chose the best oil for your car and driving habits.
Motor oil isn’t something you want to skimp on. Using high quality motor oil like Pennzoil or Quaker State in the proper weight and grade can help maximize fuel economy. Investing in high-quality motor oil is worth minimizing the hassle of engine related failure – it’s cheap “peace of mind.”
Some folks are often afraid of switching between synthetic and conventional oil, thinking it will cause harm to their engines.
4. What’s one piece of advice you can give to people trying to properly maintain their car?
Follow the service interval schedule recommended by the manufacturer to the letter of the law! Understand what products are being put into your vehicle, the life blood of your car is your motor oil so service with a high quality motor oil like Pennzoil or Quaker State.
5. Women often get labeled (or label themselves) as being “car ignorant.” What are some resources or basics you would encourage every women to know so that they can have some ownership or expertise to 1) maintain their vehicles to its highest potential 2) having the knowledge and confidence to avoid getting ripped off for “not knowing any better.”
Here are some great resources to become more car savvy: AskPatty.com, CarCare.org and MotorOilMatters.org. Knowledge is power so the more we know as women, the better we position ourselves to make informed decision as opposed to being given random direction.