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Originally Posted by Jonnyprius
I have read through many of the postings on this topic, but I have not been able to find a definitive answer. I do know, after having spoken with my dealer, that not changing the oil every 5,000 only voids the warranty insofar as the problem is directly attributable to not having the oil changed. Presumably, if there is no need to change the oil every 5k miles with synthetic, then a problem (e.g. seized engine) won't arise by not doing so.
SO, here's the question: if I am using Mobil 1 synthetic oil, how often is it recommended that I change the oil? Still every 5k miles or can I go a longer interval (e.g. 10k, 15k)? If the answer is I should still change every 5k miles, why then spend the extra money on synthetic?
Thanks in advance for any help.
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