Q: How often do i change the oil

asked by on February 09, 2018

How often do i change the oil

My car has 2000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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Your vehicle has an engine oil maintenance reminder system to let you know when it’s time to change the engine oil and filter. For the 2011 Wrangler, the allowed interval for oil changes depends on your unique driving habits and can be up to, but no more than, 6 months or 8,000 miles, whichever comes first. If the warning light to change engine oil has not come on before 6 months or 8,000 miles have elapsed you must nevertheless change the oil and, also, re-set the oil life counter. If you desire that this maintenance be performed by a certified Mechanic, dispatched by YourMechanic right to your location, please request an engine oil/filter change and the responding mechanic will get this resolved for you. If you have further questions or concerns, do not hesitate to re-contact YourMechanic.

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