How Long Does an Oil Change Take?

January 25th, 2019 by

Mechanic Draining Oil from Vehicle

When you schedule an oil change with the AutoMax Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram service center near Midwest City, it shouldn’t take more than half an hour to complete this service. Our specially trained technicians know exactly what steps to take to ensure you’re not stuck waiting around for routine maintenance.

When to Change Your Oil?

The old rule of thumb was to get your oil changed every 3,000 miles. With the more advanced technology in cars these days, you can get your oil changed every 5,000 to 7,500 miles. Some cars can even go 10,000 miles between oil changes. Be sure to check your owner’s manual for the specific recommendation and to see if your vehicle requires synthetic or conventional oil.

How Long Should an Oil Change Take If I Do It Myself?

If you’d prefer to change your oil yourself in the Del City area, the amount of time it will take varies. You should budget for at least half an hour, but it could take longer if you’re new to DIY oil changes. You’ll need:

  • New Oil
  • New Oil Filter
  • New Oil Filter Gasket
  • Properly Sized Wrenches
  • Car Jack
  • Wheel Blocks
  • Rubber Mallet

Visit AutoMax Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram for Professional Oil Changes

When it’s time for an oil change, turn to the professionals at AutoMax Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram to deliver:

  • Years of experience and a state-of-the-art service center experienced service team and state-of-the-art equipment allows us to work on more cars than a generic auto shop.
  • Service specials to help you save on routine maintenance services.

Schedule an appointment with our service center in Shawnee, or contact us with any questions about oil changes, tire rotations, or other car services.

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