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Oil Change

Is the Cadillac CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON message displayed on your dashboard? The Oil Life Monitoring System lets you know when it's time for your next oil change, and the Certified Service experts at Cadillac South San Francisco can recommend what's best for your vehicle. Schedule an appointment with us for a professional Cadillac oil change in the Bay Area today!

Choosing the right oil

In need of a synthetic oil change near San Francisco? Choosing the proper grade of oil is crucial to your vehicle's performance on the roads in and around San Mateo. From conventional to full synthetic, the Certified Service experts in the Cadillac South San Francisco Service Center will offer a range of oil types, including ACDelco Conventional Oil, ACDelco dexos1™ Full Synthetic, and Mobil 1™ Full Synthetic.

These oils contain a variety of characteristics that can affect your vehicle's performance, offer varying levels of engine protection, and maximize the time between oil changes.

ACDelco Conventional Oil

  • Offers quality engine wear and corrosion protection
  • Contains special additives that help your engine run smoothly

ACDelco dexos1 Full Synthetic Oil

  • High resistance to oxidation, which helps keep the oil from breaking down
  • Excellent low-temperature flow and pumpability during cold startups
  • Excellent protection to help prevent the formation of sludge and other harmful deposits

Mobil 1 Full Synthetic Oil

  • Advanced anti-wear technology for outstanding protection of critical engine parts
  • Exceptional high-temperature stability helps resist oxidative thickening
  • Proven to provide outstanding cold starting, lubrication, and protection from wear at low temperatures

Ask our experts which grade is best for your vehicle. You may also refer to your Owner's Manual for more information.

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Oil Life System

Many of today's vehicles are equipped with an Oil Life System (OLS). This system interprets your vehicle's speed and engine temperature and continuously monitors operating conditions—which helps determine when it's time for an oil change.

The OLS monitors a number of conditions, including engine revolutions, engine temperature, and how many miles were driven to let you know precisely when to come in for an oil change. As soon as you notice your vehicle's OLS light illuminate, you will know it's time for service.

Checking your oil level

Even with an OLS, it's important to keep track of your oil level. Always consult your Owner's Manual for the proper procedure to check your oil level. You'll get a more accurate dipstick reading by following those instructions.

Oil change warning signs

When the Cadillac CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON message displays, service is required for your vehicle as soon as possible. The engine oil and filter must be changed at least once a year and the OLS must be reset. The Certified Service team at Cadillac South San Francisco will do this whenever you bring your vehicle in for a Cadillac oil change at our Bay Area dealership.

If your vehicle is not equipped with an OLS, consult the Service and Maintenance Schedule contained within your vehicle Owner's Manual for proper change intervals. You can also feel free to contact our Service Center if you need help determining whether your vehicle is in need of an oil change. Our prices for a synthetic oil change near San Francisco are very competitive, and we offer rotating service specials that can help you save even more!

Oil Change Specials

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