How Long Does an Oil Change Take?

oil change on a car

How long does an oil change take at a service center like Dick Hannah Jeep? Most Portland, OR and Longview drivers can expect to get in and out in around an hour! In fact, it’s a popular service to schedule on a free lunch break. And while it’s fast and easy to get your oil changed in Vancouver, some drivers prefer the DIY approach. How long should an oil change take at home? Find out below, and get more service tips and tricks from our experts!



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

The answers to “How long does an oil change take?” and “How long should an oil change take?” aren’t always the same. While some DIY experts can perform an oil change in an hour, you’ll want to block out a few hours to get oriented if you’re new to automotive work. You’ll also need to check your inventory to make sure that you have the proper tools: new oil, a new oil filter, a new oil filter gasket, a rubber mallet, correctly sized wrenches, a jack, and wheel blocks. Feel free to stop by our parts department to pick up supplies and chat with our team!

More Oil Change Information

What else should you know about oil change services in Battle Ground? Here are a few extra tips:

  • In the past, cars needed oil changes every 3,000 miles. But modern motor oil is more resilient, and most vehicles can go 5,000, 7,500, or even 10,000 miles before heading to the service center!
  • Not sure what’s the best oil change interval for your make and model? Not sure whether you need conventional or synthetic motor oil? Check your owner’s manual or just ask our technicians for advice!
  • While oil change services are inexpensive at Dick Hannah Jeep, we also offer service specials to make your visit even more affordable. 

Mopar® Express Lane at Dick Hannah Jeep

Crunched for time? No worries! The Mopar® Express Lane was designed to streamline your service, so you can get an oil change in a hurry. Not only can you get a quick oil change, but you can also add other express services like multipoint inspections and tire rotations.

Get a Quality Oil Change at Dick Hannah Jeep 

Are you due for an oil change in Vancouver? Visit Dick Hannah Jeep to get the maintenance you need at a price that fits any budget! Contact us with your questions or just schedule your next service online.


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