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Mechanic Changing the Oil in a Car

Oil Filter Services in Eugene, Springfield, and Junction City

The lowly oil change service doesn’t receive much attention in the automotive world as it is relatively inexpensive and very common. However it is one of the most important auto repair services because of the consequences of neglect. We offer the best lube and oil services available in Eugene, Springfield, and Junction City. Our customers tell us all the time how impressed they are with our service, and how comfortable they feel bringing their cars to us because of all we have to offer.

Oil, and Filter Service Includes:

  • Topping off all fluids:
     • Transmission fluid
    • Radiator coolant
    • Windshield washer fluid

  • Vacuuming the vehicle

  • FREE Car Wash Coupon (redeemable at several Eugene & Springfield car washes)

  • Buy four LOFs and get one FREE package

  • Multipoint Inspection (to keep you informed of potential problems)

At Sun Automotive we have ASE Master Certified Technicians doing the oil change services.

We also perform a multipoint inspection that includes brakes, steering, suspension, cooling system, etc. This inspection keeps our customers aware of upcoming needs and any safety issues that may need immediate attention; a tire that is showing steel, a water hose swollen and about to burst, a leaking radiator, etc., etc., etc. Having an oil change is much less expensive than breaking down in the pouring rain with a car full of kids and a tow bill! Not to mention the strain on your nerves!

Trust your car to a professional on this critical service! We really do offer the best service under the Sun.


Why should you change your oil?


  • Oil undergoes thermal breakdown due to high operating temperature. When this occurs, the oil becomes less effective as a lubricant. And without a good lubricant, parts of the engine rub together and wear each other out.

  • Oil also contains additives that have the ability to neutralize acids. Over time, these additives get used up and stop being effective in protecting your engine.

  • Finally, oil can absorb water, dust and combustion byproducts and also hold them in suspension. Eventually, the oil gets saturated with this material and is unable to absorb any more. Then that substance remains in the engine and can cause corrosion.

Many people are using “quick lube” facilities to perform this important service. Most “quick lube” type facilities train their employees to change oil but have very little, if any other automotive experience. Risky?

It is critical to use the proper oil, viscosity and oil filter, especially in newer vehicles.

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