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Hey scotty, love your videos! I ordered a new Elantra and I was wondering when to do my first oil change? I am thinking maybe after the first 1000 km (break-in period for Hyundai) just to get any metal particles out of the engine that may shred off during the break-in process or any dust left from manufacturing. What are your thoughts on this? Thanks!

Much love from Alberta, or Texas of Canada as I call 😉

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It won't hurt to do it after the initial break in period especially given it's a Hyundai. And after that change your oil and filter every 3 to 5k miles depending on your driving (city vs. highway). As Scotty says oil and filter is cheap but engine is expensive.

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Welcome new member.  Check the search bar above. You’ll find more opinions on this subject than you could ever dream of….

(And yeah, Edmonton is kinda the colder version of Dallas)

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no. Just follow your normal schedule.

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Posted by: @gew

7000 miles

Hyundai and Kia motors are notorious for prematurely burning oil. This will just hasten the wear process that leads to it. 

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7000 miles 

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