Let’s face it, we love our cars – and we drive a lot. According to statistics from the U.S. Department of Transportation, Americans drive more than 13,000 miles per year on average. Although the miles continue to rack up on our cars and trucks, their overall shelf life keeps increasing. Once upon a time, vehicles
Depending on where you live, autumn is an idyllic time of year with bright colors and mild temperatures. If there is one downside though, it means that winter is on its way, which means frigid temperatures, snow, ice and difficult road conditions. The lifespans of cars and trucks are increasing all the time, so protecting
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It’s no secret that oil filters maintain proper engine lubrication while removing solid particle debris that could otherwise wreak havoc. After all, changing out the filter during an oil change is one of the major vehicle service needs that every driver must regularly maintain. While most customers have a basic understanding of filters and their
When the weather starts to get warmer, the roads fill up with eager travelers. That’s especially true in 2021. According to a Harvest Hosts survey, 76% of respondents plan to travel more than they did in 2020, and 69% do not feel safe getting on a plane. For those planning to travel by road, 61%
After the harsh temperatures of winter have taken their toll, spring vehicle maintenance requires checking all the right boxes to ensure dependability for everything from local errands to summer road trips. But before your customers drive off to the beach this summer, one of the key recommendations topping your list for spring maintenance must include
As we approach the one-year anniversary when terms like “lockdown,” “social distancing” and “work from home” became prominent parts of the lexicon, we can begin to take stock in just how much has changed. While the true definition of what the “new normal” will be in a post-pandemic world is still not fully known, it’s
It’s no secret that consumer driving habits have changed during our current circumstances, leaving the automotive service industry in a new, unfamiliar place. How we buy cars, put them to use and upkeep them all look very different from just six months ago, and the vehicle maintenance norms will continue to change as winter approaches.
There is an array of different vehicles with different purposes on the road, and that is why FRAM® offers a variety of oil filters that accommodate various vehicles and their drivers. The most common types of drivers have a variety of needs, and we identified requirements for three of these groups: the everyday commuter, the
When a system is in bypass, contaminants are not being filtered out of the oil.
For spin-on filters, it’s a rubber-like membrane on the inner side of the can.
A cartridge oil filter housing contains some of the most contaminated oil.