Cheap Oil Change Near Me
Get your oil changed today by looking for an oil change near me and getting an appointment right away. Changing your oil shouldn’t take forever and it shouldn’t inconvenience you. In fact, some shops will do it even while you sit in the car to wait.
There are many locations with drive through oil change near me so don’t worry about having to interrupt your work day just so you can service your car.
Oil Change Near Me – Find One On The Map
Use the below map to locate the closest oil change locations. If you are on your mobile device you will be able to make a call directly from the map result phone number. Either book an appointment or find a drive-thru location and get your oil changed today.
Drive Through Oil Change Near Me – Are They Safe?
Yes, there is no major issue or reason why you could not stay in your car while someone changes its oil. In fact, it is becoming common practice for drive-thru oil change locations to appear all over major cities as they are much more convenient than having to schedule an appointment and interrupt your work day.
Although you may not always be able to get in, you do have the convenience of simply driving by to see if they have capacity and if they do you simply stop in, read a news paper, and 20 minutes later you are on your way.Why does your car need oil?
Oil is used as a lubricant in your vehicle. Your car has a lot of moving parts and these parts rub up against each other and cause a lot of friction and heat. Oil in your car lets your engine run without over heating due to the friction.
Why do you need to change your oil?
The oil in your car breaks down over time. While it does a great job as a lubricant, over time and use it will start to work less and less effectively. This may cause your car to overheat if it is not treated sooner than later.
Can I change my oil myself?
If you are setup with proper equipment and disposal then yes it is not difficult to change your oil yourself. You will need to make sure you can get underneath your car (like in the image above) and have the parts and oil required.
If you’re interested in changing your own oil, Lifehacker has a great article and how-to on that here./
How often do I need to change my oil?
This really depends on the type of oil, how old your vehicle is, and how much you drive. Mile-wise you might be able to get away with 3000 to 6000 miles before needing to change your oil. Depending on the type of oil (natural vs synthetic) you might be able to get as much as 10,000 miles on some of the higher end synthetic oils.
Popular Oil Change Locations Near Me
There are a lot of big brand oil change names that you might be aware of. You can check out some of them here:
- Jiffy Lube
- Pro Oil
- Mr. Lube
For more information on motor oil and the different types, usage, etc. check out this wikipedia article on motor oils.