DOW Auto Care | Auto Repair Near Me | Port Orange, FL | Oil Lube and Filter

Dow Auto Care
321 N. US Hwy 17-92. Longwood, FL 32750
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Computerized Engine Analysis
Cooling System Maintenance
Engine Service
CV Joints and Drive axle
Engine Tune up
Engine Rebuild
Brake Service and System
Battery Replacement
Liquid Gold! Well, at least to your cars engine it is. A recent study by the Car Care Council of the Be Car Care Aware campaign stated that 22% of vehicles have low or dirty engine oil. Regular oil changes are vital to the long term life of your vehicle's engine.
It is your vehicle, why not take care of it?
(407) 574-6514
Monday - Friday: 9am - 6pm
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

After Hour Drop Off Facility
Regularly changing a vehicles’ oil and filter will help the engine continue to work at its best and prevent costly repairs to drivers down the road. Compare the average cost of a years’ worth of oil changes to the cost of not regularly maintaining a vehicle’s engine (engine needs a rebuild), and the benefit to both the wallet and vehicle's well being is clear.

Maintains engine lubrication.

pistons, valves, and other engine parts moving at high rates of speed under the hood of a car. These components create heat and will wear down the engine dramatically without proper oil lubrication. Make sure to refer to the owner’s manual to see what specific weight and grade of oil the vehicle requires and ensure it is kept at the recommended fill volume.

Many cars, pickups, and SUVs now have service reminder monitors that alert drivers when to change their oil. “These systems typically monitor the number of miles a vehicle has traveled, and they also sense how hard the car is being driven, and adjust accordingly,” Ibbotson says.

Make sure you get your oil change soon after you receive such an alert.

Don't wait till your engine cant function any more and needs a full rebuild. Bring your car in to Dow Auto Care today and let us change your vehicles oil and give you a free tire rotation and chasis lubrication (where applicable).

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Oil Change - Including Filter

A/C Repair FAQs
Q: How often to check the oil level?

Dow Auto Care recommends checking your oil level at least once a month. Be sure to get repairs done at the first sign of a leak. If you do have a dipstick, and you’re checking it yourself, make sure the car is parked on the leveled ground.

Q: How often should I change the oil?

Depending on the vehicles age, engine, and type of oil used. General rule of thumb is, if you are using regular, non-speciality oil, and your car is of an older model, you should change your oil between every 3000 miles and 3500 miles. However, if yuo are a hard driver, we recommend changing the oil every 3000 Miles regularly.

Q: What type of oil does my car use?

Different cars use different weights of oil. Some use 5W-0, some use 5W-20, and some use 10W-20, etc. Usually the cars manual (Your Vehicle Bible) will tell you what kind of oil your car uses. Most vehicle's oil cap will also list the type of oil to use. However, if you are not sure and can't find that information anywhere, Please bring your car in to Dow Auto Care, or call us at (386) 947-7686 and we will be glad to help you.

Q: Where can I take my car for oil change?

You can take your car to any auto mechanic for a regular oil change. You can even do it yourself on a sunday afternoon. However, we do not guarantee all results to be the same. If you care about your car and would like to get the job done right by an auto shop that stands behind its name, bring your car to Dow Auto Care and let our certified mechanics do the job right the first time.

Q: What happens if I accedentally put transmission fluid in the engine?

DO NOT TURN THE CAR ON! Immediately get your car towed in to Dow Auto Care at 4612 South Ridgewood Ave. Port Orange, FL 32127. Your car's engine needs a full flush, thorough cleaning, new oil and a new filter. Please advice the towing company and the person towing the car not to turn the car on.