How Long Does an Oil Change Take?

August 30th, 2018 by

Man changing oil

Most oil changes at Chevrolet of Homewood will take less than an hour. For a better idea of wait times, contact us today. You can also schedule a service appointment online and get back on the streets of Chicago Heights quickly.

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

If you’re performing an oil change for yourself, the amount of time it takes can vary. You’ll want to budget at least an hour, but it can take more or less than that. Changing oil yourself also requires new oil, a new oil filter, a new oil filter gasket, a rubber mallet, correctly sized wrenches, a jack, and wheel blocks. It often both takes less time and costs less to turn to a dealership like Chevrolet of Homewood when it’s time to replace your vehicle’s oil — and it’s certainly less of a headache to let us handle it!

More Oil Change Information

If it’s time to get an oil change, turning to Chevrolet of Homewood delivers the following benefits:

  • Our experienced service team and state-of-the-art equipment allows us to work on more cars than a generic auto shop.
  • Conventional wisdom use to dictate that you should get an oil change every 3,000 miles — but these days, most new vehicles need oil changes every 5,000 – 7,500 miles. In fact, some models can even go 10,000 miles between oil changes. Check your owner’s manual for a specific oil change interval.
  • Our service specials page frequently offers oil change coupons and other discounted services.
  • Be sure to check and see if your vehicle requires synthetic or conventional oil. Your owner’s manual will have that information. Synthetic oil typically costs more, but it won’t affect that time required for an oil change.

Visit Chevrolet of Homewood near Chicago for a Quick Oil Change!

We’re located just a short trip from Frankfort, and our qualified service team can handle any maintenance tasks from an oil changes to brake repairs. Call us at 708-801-0048 for more information or stop in for an inspection today.

Service Specials at Chevrolet of Homewood

THROTTLE BODY SERVICE
$89.95

*See dealer or call for eligible vehicles and details. Offer may expire without notice.

TRANSMISSION FLUID EXCHANGE
$149.95

*See dealer or call for eligible vehicles and details. Offer may expire without notice.

COOLANT FLUSH
$119.95

*See dealer or call for eligible vehicles and details. Offer may expire without notice.

FUEL INJECTOR CLEANING
$119.95

*See dealer or call for eligible vehicles and details. Offer may expire without notice.

5-QUART OIL CHANGE, 4-TIRE ROTATION
$49.95 Conventional Oil

Dexos Full Synthetic Oil $49.95**
EVERYDAY VALUE PRICE

Excludes diesel engines. Tax Extra.

chevy certified service

**Balancing tires, tax and more than 5 quarts of oil extra. Most V-6 and V-8 engines and other select vehicles require more than 5 quarts of oil. See dealer for eligible vehicles and details.

BRAKE PADS INSTALLED
$109.95

Per Axle*
EVERYDAY VALUE PRICE

ACDelco Professional DuraStop Brake Pads
Includes rotor inspection.

chevy certified service

*Turning or replacing rotos, all other services, and tax extra. Excludes Corvette and other select vehicles. Retail customers only. See dealer for eligible vehicles and details.

BATTERY TEST AND INSPECTION*
FREE

Inspect point or terminals for leaking or corrosion. Inspect cables for damage or corrosion. Inspect battery case for damage (cracks or holes in bottom). Ensure battery condition for proper mounting with hold-down assembly. Plus tax, if applicable. Present offer at time of service.

*Please contact us for more information.

CHECK ENGINE LIGHT SCAN*
FREE

Using advanced diagnostic equipment, our expert technicians can tell why your check engine light has come on. Plus tax, if applicable. Not valid with other offers. Present offer at time of service.

*Repairs needed not included.

30 Day Price Match on Tires

BUY SELECT TIRES AND IF YOU FIND A BETTER PRICE WITHIN 30 DAYS OF PURCHASE, WE’LL REFUND THE DIFFERENCE.*

Eligible Tire Brands: BFGoodrich, Bridgestone, Continental, Dunlop, Firestone, General, Goodyear, Hankook, Kelly, Michelin, Pirelli, and Uniroyal.

*Ad, written estimate or internet quote for identical tire(s) from a competing tire retailer/installer located within 50 miles of the dealer required during guarantee period for price match.

ACDelco Silver Battery
$129.95

Plus $24.95 Installation (on most Chevrolet vehicles*).

30-month FREE replacement warranty.**

Tax extra. Excludes AGM batteries and select vehicles. See dealer for details.

*Excludes Uplander (2007-2009) and other select vehicles.

**To the original retail purchaser. Parts only. Installation extra.

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