How Long Does an Oil Change Take

Adding oil to engine

Engine oil is one of the most important components that make up a car’s health. Engine oil lubricates metallic parts that interact with other metallic parts, but it also keeps those components clean during your long drives from Muscatel. At Western Motors Fresno, we have an entire team of technicians work from our service center that can change your oil in no time. But, if you want to change your oil from home use this guide made by our experienced technicians.

Bu using this guide you learn how to properly change your oil from home and how long should an oil change take. But if you find it too hard or don’t have the time, come down to our Tulare-area service center and we can get his done for you. Schedule a service appointment today! Also, if you’re in the market for a used vehicle, contact our finance center where they’ll give you a rundown of your options today!

How Long Should an Oil Change Take?

An oil change from home shouldn’t take more than an hour if you have the right tools and equipment to get the job done. You’ll need the following to get it done:

  • New oil 
  • New filter 
  • New filter gasket 
  • Rubber mallet 
  • Jack
  • wheel chock 
  • Wrenches

With these, learning how long does an oil change take will be the least of your concerns because you’ll have so much fun doing it. 

Oil Change and Car Maintenance Tips

Besides knowing how to change your car’s oil or how long should an oil change take, here are some things you should have in mind:

  • Read your owner’s manual for how long until you need a synthetic motor oil replacement-usually 5000-7000 miles.
  • Our pages offer specials on oil change and other discount services.
  • Your owner’s manual also has information on whether your car needs synthetic or conventional oil.

Get Your Car’s Oil Changed at Western Motors Fresno

Even though this doesn’t take long, it will take a large part of your day to do it. If you’re interested in changing your oil, come down to our Madera-area service center and have a professional do it today. Contact or visit us at our Fresno dealership today!


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