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Mobil 1 Annual Protection oil #4513961
09/12/17 06:26 AM
09/12/17 06:26 AM
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Chicago, Il.
jake9364 Offline OP
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Is the new Mobil 1 Annual Protection oil that states you do not have to change the oil for 1 year for real, or is it unsafe to do that? Thanks


Fred Jakubowski
Re: Mobil 1 Annual Protection oil [Re: jake9364] #4513965
09/12/17 06:28 AM
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If you are not under a warranty requiring you to change it more frequently it is fine. You need to use a quality oil filter and keep the oil level topped up


2010 Ford Fusion SE 3.0L V6, 181 miles M1 HM 10w-30
Re: Mobil 1 Annual Protection oil [Re: jake9364] #4513975
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I think most any oil is good for one year.


"Zed's dead baby, Zed's dead."
Re: Mobil 1 Annual Protection oil [Re: jake9364] #4513990
09/12/17 07:02 AM
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Walmart will be selling this like crazy when they put it on Rollback at $22.88.

Last edited by JohnnyJohnson; 09/12/17 07:02 AM.

2004 Corolla 126649
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In: EDGE EP 5W-30 Bosch 3311 122537 7-18-18
2006 Duramax 74478
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In: T6 5W-40 XG9100 73705 4-22-18
Re: Mobil 1 Annual Protection oil [Re: rooflessVW] #4513998
09/12/17 07:08 AM
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Originally Posted By: rooflessVW
I think most any oil is good for one year.


Probably so.


Or, at current prices get Amsoil for less than 1/2 the cost and not worry for a year or (up to) 25,000 miles.


Thick vs Thin test: 15k / 43k miles complete
Re: Mobil 1 Annual Protection oil [Re: Kuato] #4514005
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Originally Posted By: Kuato
Originally Posted By: rooflessVW
I think most any oil is good for one year.


Probably so.

Or, at current prices get Amsoil for less than 1/2 the cost and not worry for a year or (up to) 25,000 miles.


I paid just under $40 for a 5 qt jug of 5W30 AP with a $10 WM gift card offer and a $12 rebate.
Even ignoring the gift card as that promotion has expired, how do you get 5 quarts of Amsoil SS for under $14?

Not knocking Amsoil, I will consider running SS if they come through on their LSPI promise...I just know it's not cheap.


2014 Forester XT, 90000 miles
Last Change;
M1 5W30 d1G2
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Re: Mobil 1 Annual Protection oil [Re: rooflessVW] #4514036
09/12/17 07:39 AM
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Originally Posted By: rooflessVW
I think most any oil is good for one year.


Bingo. Especially an advanced synthetic it should be more than fine for most vehicles. All the vehicles in my signature are rated based on the OLMs and if the OLM doesn't reach zero within a year of your previous oil change they recommend having it changed. This is based on the semi syn delco stuff.


2017 Chevy Traverse - 28k - Delco Dexos 1 and PF63
2014 Chevy Equinox - 22k - Delco Dexos 1 and PF457G
2015 GMC Terrain - 22k- Delco Dexos 1 and PF457G
Re: Mobil 1 Annual Protection oil [Re: jake9364] #4514077
09/12/17 08:19 AM
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Is it available at quick lube and places where people that don't want to, or can't change their own oil go?


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Re: Mobil 1 Annual Protection oil [Re: LeakySeals] #4514106
09/12/17 08:54 AM
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Originally Posted By: LeakySeals
Is it available at quick lube and places where people that don't want to, or can't change their own oil go?


Most quik lube places will do an oil change with the oil and filter you provide, for a reduced price. Call and ask what they charge. That way, if you can't do it yourself, you can still get the products you like and trust.
I would not keep a quick lube filter on one of my vehicles longer than about 3000 miles. They are bottom-tier in quality. At least the ones I have seen used were junk.
Oil is usually OK there. My problem was that if you asked for synthetic, they had to "go in the back room" to get it, in a dispenser. I had no way of knowing if was just the same dino that they usually use. That is why I went back to doing it myself.
Get a jug of the AP and a M1AP or Fram Ultra filter, have them put it in, and you will be good for a year/20K miles.

Just my opinion.





Last edited by IllinoisSparky; 09/12/17 08:55 AM.

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Re: Mobil 1 Annual Protection oil [Re: JohnnyJohnson] #4514118
09/12/17 09:03 AM
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Originally Posted By: JohnnyJohnson
Walmart will be selling this like crazy when they put it on Rollback at $22.88.


Goes that low, it will be for clearance with no restock.

I think Mobil missed the sweet spot in finding it's market for this oil. Reminds me of the Valvoline "Next Gen" that was overpriced and unless it was rebated well, never sold good enough at normal retail to sustain and earn it's keep on the shelf before being removed.


2018 RAM 2500 Cummins 6.7L (Delvac 1300 15W-40)
2017 Jeep Renegade 2.4L (Idemitsu 0W-20)

Re: Mobil 1 Annual Protection oil [Re: jake9364] #4514129
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Any oil can last 1 year.

The problem is, how much do you drive? 3,000 miles per year? 30,000 miles per year? And what kind of car is this?

I don't really see the purpose of going 20k miles on an oil change. Oil is cheap, change it at a reasonable interval.


2015 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L 88k Motorcraft Synthetic Blend 5w30 & OEM
2000 Toyota Camry 2.2L 231k Valvoline 5w30 & Fram Ultra
1996 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L 147k Mobil 1 HM 10w40 & Fram Ultra
Re: Mobil 1 Annual Protection oil [Re: JohnnyJohnson] #4514160
09/12/17 09:56 AM
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Miller88 Offline
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Originally Posted By: JohnnyJohnson
Walmart will be selling this like crazy when they put it on Rollback at $22.88.


That is what I am waiting for!


18 Forester 2.5I 6M
00 Jeep Cherokee
01 Ford F-350 XL 4x4 5M
Re: Mobil 1 Annual Protection oil [Re: jake9364] #4514185
09/12/17 10:34 AM
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The same way I look at Amsoil Signature Series, I see M1AP. In that it's marketed for the hyper miler. Drive all year long on the highway, live on the road, wanna go 30K on one oci or one year? Amsoil Signature or M1AP.

Re: Mobil 1 Annual Protection oil [Re: jake9364] #4514212
09/12/17 11:18 AM
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20k vs 15k vs 10k at different price points. I think it boils down to the labor / oil filter / downtime cost for you.

That extra $18 will eats the labor cost Pepboys charge to change my oil. Since I am not that busy I'd pick M1 EP and change it at 15k instead.


"You keep asking questions PandaBear and you'll end up a vegetarian like my wife" - Camu Mahubah
Re: Mobil 1 Annual Protection oil [Re: jake9364] #4514286
09/12/17 01:08 PM
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MONKEYMAN Offline
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Originally Posted By: jake9364
Is the new Mobil 1 Annual Protection oil that states you do not have to change the oil for 1 year for real, or is it unsafe to do that? Thanks


My owner's manual says I have to change the oil every 6-months due to severe service. Mobil can say anything they want. I will follow my owner's manual and keep my warranty.

Toyota/Lexus are already doing yearly/10k oil change intervals. It seems this is an oil company trying to take advantage of the trend for longer OCI's.


Truth alone triumphs, not untruth.

2017 Elantra SE
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