How Long Does an Oil Change Take?

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How long should an oil change take? Less than an hour, although waiting time can vary depending upon how long the line is. For an exact idea of how fast we can conduct an oil change, Lakewood Ranch drivers should give our service department a ring at (941) 300-0351. Don’t forget to check out our Lexus oil change coupons.

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

How long does an oil change take if you’re performing it yourself? That depends on whether it’s your first time or your tenth time. If you’re planning on changing your oil for the first time, we recommend that Venice drivers put aside an hour.

An hour will give you time to learn how to check your oil levels, identify what kind of oil you need, and gather the following tools: new oil, a new oil filter, a new oil filter gasket, a rubber mallet, correctly sized wrenches, a jack, and wheel blocks. If you’ve already gotten these basic procedures out of the way, determining how long should an oil change take is a matter of how fast you can pour oil into your engine’s reservoir.

However, we recommend most Bradenton drivers take their cars to our garage. That’s because oil changes are so inexpensive and quick that the cost and time investment are much less of a headache than performing the change yourself.

More Lexus Oil Change Information

If it’s time to get an oil change, turning to Wilde Lexus Sarasota delivers the following benefits:

  • Back in the day, it was recommended that you get an oil change every 3,000 miles. Today, it’s more like every 5,000 to 7,500 miles. For specifics, check your owner’s manual.
  • Make sure to check your owner’s manual to ensure that you’re using the right synthetic or conventional types of oil. Also, remember that synthetic oil costs more upfront but lasts much longer.

Reach Out to Wilde Lexus Sarasota for Help

St. Petersburg drivers wondering, “how long does an oil change take?” can rest assured that when they take their Lexus to our garage, we’ll have their vehicle out in under an hour. If you have any other questions related to Lexus maintenance, be sure to check out our service tips. We look forward to keeping your car in tip-top shape.

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