How Long Does an Oil Change Take?

Adding oil to engine

When you live a busy lifestyle like most Pocatello drivers do, you want to know, “How long does an oil change take?” At Ron Sayer Nissan, your oil change will not take longer than an hour. You can schedule your oil change and enjoy a coffee on us in our waiting area. Contact our service department if you have any questions.



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

Now that you are aware that an oil change done professionally takes approximately an hour or less, you may want to rethink changing your oil yourself. How long should an oil change take when you choose to do it yourself can vary. You will also need the following tools and equipment to change your oil at home Ammon drivers :

  • New oil
  • New oil filter
  • A new oil filter gasket
  • A rubber mallet
  • Correct wrenches
  • A jack
  • Four wheel blocks

Although it sounds like it would be less of a hassle to change your oil yourself, you may be in for more of a headache than you realize. A service technician can change the oil without you having to spend more than necessary.

More Oil Change Tips

Here are some oil change tips to keep in mind:

  • When you drive a newer car, you will not need to wait until 3,000 miles to get an oil change. Instead, an oil change is recommended every 5,000-7,000 miles. Check your owner’s manual for your specific make and models oil change intervals.
  • Check out our service specials that are updated regularly to help you save on your next service appointment.
  • Refer to your owner’s manual before adding any oil to your vehicle. You need to be sure that you put in the correct oil. Some vehicles require synthetic oil that costs more and lasts longer. But for the most part, regular oil is standard.

Visit Ron Sayer Nissan Near Ammon for a Quick Oil Change!

At Ron Sayer Nissan, we are happy to service your car in our service center. Are you in the market for a new Nissan? Please, take a look at our latest inventory and don’t hesitate to contact us!


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