Disclosure: The Motor Oil Matters information and gift cards have been provided by Motor Oil Matters. Regardless, all opinions are that of my own.
Do you know what type of motor oil goes in your car? Unfortunately, before this blogging opportunity with Motor Oil Matters (MOM) I didn't either. I have probably have even neglected my car a bit in the past...but not any more. I now know the importance of proper car maintenance and have been empowered with the information to make educated decisions for my car. I feel confortable asking for the right oil for my car now that I actually know what it is.
Motor Oil Matters (MOM) is a new program from the American Petroleum Institute (API) that can help you identify quality-minded motor oil change locations nationwide. They also call on to the carpet those who engage in deceptive practices. You can report abuse on the Motor Oil Matters website. Not all service providers poor quality motor oil into your car, MOM has a checklist to help you make sure you are not only getting what your car needs but also what you paid for.
Did you know that AAA expects between the major summer holidays of Memorial Day and Labor Day to aid over eight million motorists. That is a lot of family trips ruined or delayed due to auto problems. Auto maintenance is key to avoiding summertime travel breakdowns and ensuring quality motor oil is one way to prevent these road trip problems! Preventative car maintenance will save you money on gasoline and costly car repairs.
Here is a link to download your Motor Oil Matters Checklist. For more information visit the Motor Oil Matters website. You can also check out their Facebook page or follow Motor Oil Matters on Twitter.
Want to have your next oil change on MOM? One (1) Savvy and Sassy reader will receive a $50 Visa Gift Card that can be used towards their next oil change. Winner will be selected using random.org and will be announced on August 1, 2013. Winners will have 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be drawn. Contest open to people 18 years or older in the U.S.
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Disclosure: I received a gift card to use towards my next oil change in exchange for writing this blog post as well as a future update. No other compensation was received. The Motor Oil Matters information and gift cards have been provided by Motor Oil Matters.