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Types of Ford Oil Changes

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Conventional, Full Synthetic & Diesel Oil Changes in Columbus, OH

Oil changes are a routine part of the maintenance of your car. You should be having your oil changed on a regular service interval that is recommended by the manufacturer of your car based on the type of oil that is used.

Ford Oil Change Services

Conventional Oil

Conventional Oil

Regular, traditional, or conventional motor oil is to be changed every 3,000 miles or 3 months.

Diesel Oil

Diesel Oil

Normal driving conditions: 7,500-10,000 miles or 1 year.

Moderate towing: 5,000-7,000 miles or 6 months.

Heavy towing: 3,000-5,000 or 3 months.

Synthetic Oil

Synthetic Oil

Should be changed every 5,000-7,500 miles or 6 months.


Germain Ford

7250 Sawmill Road
Directions Columbus, OH 43235

  • Sales: (844) 240-5414
  • Service: (614) 889-7777
  • Parts: (614) 793-2767

Service Hours

  • Monday 7:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Tuesday 7:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Wednesday 7:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Thursday 7:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Friday 7:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Saturday 8:00AM - 4:00PM
  • Sunday Closed

Regular Oil Changes Are Vital to Your Ford's Performance & Longevity

Oil changes are a necessary part of caring for your car. You should be having the oil in your engine changed on a regular basis in order to make sure that all the moving parts of your engine are well lubricated and that they are going to be able to move against one another freely and without catching or locking up. The engine of a car is made up of hundreds of moving parts and your engine does need the right type and volume of oil in order to be able to move as it should and to continue to run the way that it should as well.

Don't Delay Any Type of Oil Change!

Failing to schedule an oil change can result in your car engine locking up. Since the engine needs oil to be properly lubricated, not putting the right amount or type of oil in your car can result in your engine getting locked or seized up which means that it is not going to be able to move and that it is stuck. This is not a good thing for an engine, if your engine does end up locking up you may have to deal with immense repairs and with damage to the engine that can lead to a need to replace the engine entirely. An oil change is far less expensive than replacing an entire engine and an oil change can make your engine work better and perform better as well.

Germain Ford of Columbus Service Department

Germain Ford of Columbus has a great customer lounge with television and free wifi and also have rental cars that can be reserved ahead of time. They also offer pick up and drop off as well as being a family owned and operated. They offer a range of services can a great team.

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Complimentary Dealership Amenities

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Germain Ford of Columbus Amenities

  • Lounge with coffee, TV, and WiFi
  • Rental vehicles can be reserved ahead of time or upon arrival
  • Pick-up and drop-off available
  • Family owned and operated
  • A part of the Germain Auto Group - headquartered in Columbus, OH for over 65 years
  • Committed to the community through the Nationwide Children's Hospital, James Cancer Hospital, Ohio State University and more