$79 for a Premium Oil Change with Hand Wash at Elite Import Auto Care ($205 Value)

Milford Mill

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In a Nutshell

Auto experts change a car's oil and filter, rotate the tires, and inspect the engine and brakes before finishing up with a hand wash

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 180 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Appointment required. 24-hr cancellation notice required. Deal includes a Hand Wash for the car, complete safety inspection, radiator and transmission inspection, Brake inspection, tire rotation and up to seven quarts of Synthetic Oil with filter Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

  • $79 for a premium oil change with hand wash, safety and brake inspection, and tire rotation ($205 value)
  • Includes up to seven quarts of synthetic oil and filter

Synthetic Oil: Sending Petroleum the Way of the Dinosaurs

Before the invention of synthetic motor oil in the 1930s, machinery was protected with not only petroleum, but also rendered fat, vegetable oil, and even whale oil. Read on to learn how synthetic oil got cars moving more efficiently.

The widespread use of synthetic oils began in World War II, when massive tanks and jet fighter planes required a source of oil not tied to strategic regions in enemy hands. Under the high heat of a jet turbine or the bitter cold of a winter battlefield, naturally derived lubricating compounds could fail or freeze, but impurity-free, manmade oils churned along, and are currently capable of keeping a car's moving parts humming for up to 10,000 miles between changes.

As with many aspects of car maintenance, the use of synthetic oil in engines is a source of fierce debate among auto enthusiasts. Before the invention of synthetic motor oil in the 1930s, machinery was protected with not only petroleum, but also rendered fat, vegetable oil, and even whale oil. Some tinkerers fervently tout the superiority of naturally derived lubricants, citing synthetic's relatively high cost or the tendency for early manmade compounds to leak. However, Popular Mechanics insists that modern synthetic oils run perfectly fine in most vehicles. Provided they refrain from loading up high-mileage or older vehicles with fully synthetic blends, car owners using synthetic motor oil may rest assured that their pistons are churning away safely and securely, even without the help of dead dinosaurs or rendered whales.

Customer Reviews

A very competent repair shop. Knowledgeable employees who genuinely care for your car.
Chris E. · September 6, 2014
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    Milford Mill

    8503 Liberty Rd.

    Unit #3

    Randallstown, MD 21133

    +14106551277

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