How Long Does an Oil Change Take?

Oil Change

Curious about “How long does an oil change take for your ? At Stuckey Automotive, it’s usually under an hour, making it easy to slot into a lunch break. Contact us for accurate wait times or schedule online to quickly get back to Pittsburgh’s bustling streets.

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

Considering a DIY oil change? It might take around an hour, but the actual time can vary. You’ll need tools like new oil, an oil filter, a gasket, a mallet, wrenches, a jack, and wheel blocks. While DIY sounds good, pros at Stuckey Automotive offer efficient and cost-effective service, saving you time and trouble.

When Should You Change Your Oil?

Manufacturers have varying recommendations for oil change intervals, so staying informed is important. If you’re unsure about your last oil change, watch for these signs while driving:

  • Engine Noise:
  • Unusual Odor
  • Increased Refueling

Engine noise is often the most noticeable sign. With proper lubrication from clean oil, the engine runs quietly. If neglected, inadequate lubrication can result in unsettling noises. You can rely on us to provide an oil change that restores your car’s smooth performance.

More Oil Change Information

When it’s time for an oil change, remember these key points:

  • Changing Intervals: Traditionally, oil changes were advised every 3,000 miles. Modern vehicles can go 5,000 to 7,500 miles between changes, with some advanced models stretching it to 10,000 miles. Consult your owner’s manual for specific recommendations.
  • Savings Opportunities: Our service specials page regularly showcases appealing oil change coupons and discounted services, helping you save while upholding your vehicle’s performance.
  • Oil Type: Review your owner’s manual to determine whether your car requires synthetic or conventional oil. While synthetic oil may cost more, it doesn’t affect the duration of the oil change process. Check out how much an oil change is to learn more about the different prices and vehicles.

Schedule Your Efficient Oil Change at Stuckey Automotive

Regarding quick and expert oil change services, Stuckey Automotive is your destination. Located a short distance from Harrisburg and Chambersburg, our proficient service team handles various maintenance needs, including oil changes, brakes, and collision repair. Contact us online or through for more information, or check out our service specials before coming to see us. Enjoy the convenience of relying on skilled professionals who guarantee efficiency and precision in every service.


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