How Long Does an Oil Change Take?

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Changing the oil regularly in your vehicle will help to ensure that it is always running smooth and safe on the roads in and around Hollywood. So, how long does an oil change take? The service team at Cadillac of Beverly Hills can quickly change your oil and get you back on the road in an hour or less. Learn more about how long an oil change should take, and if you’re due for your next oil change in Beverly Hills, schedule an appointment with us today!

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

It is important to check your car’s oil level on a regular basis to ensure that you are always carrying the proper amount needed to keep your engine running smoothly. If you plan on changing the oil in your Cadillac car or SUV yourself, it will take about an hour, possibly more than that, depending on your skill level. To change the oil in Culver City or Hollywood yourself, you’ll need to have the following on hand:

  • New oil
  • New oil filter
  • New oil filter gasket
  • A rubber mallet
  • The correct wrenches
  • A jack
  • Wheel blocks

More Oil Change Information

When your car is due for an oil change in Beverly Hills or any scheduled maintenance service, you can count on the professionals in the Cadillac of Beverly Hills Service Center. Here’s some additional information regarding Cadillac oil changes that you should be aware of:

  • How Often Should You Change Your Oil? – An oil change used to be recommended every 3,000 miles, but with advances in oil engine and oil technologies, new vehicles can be driven 5,000 to 7,500 miles before requiring an oil change. Some models can even go 10,000 miles between oil changes. Check your owner’s manual for the specific oil change interval for your vehicle.
  • Should I Use Synthetic or Conventional Motor Oil? – Make sure to consult your owner’s manual to find out if synthetic or conventional oil is recommended for your vehicle. Synthetic oil often costs more, but some models require it. The good thing is that the type of oil used doesn’t affect the time it takes to complete a Cadillac oil change.

Schedule an Oil Change in Beverly Hills Today at Cadillac of Beverly Hills

Is your Cadillac sedan, coupe, or SUV due for an oil change? Visit the Cadillac of Beverly Hills Service Center. We know that you can choose to get an oil change in Culver City, but the high level of skill and expertise of our service technicians makes the drive to Beverly Hills well worth it, and our service specials and oil change coupons will help you save money. Feel free to reach out to our service team if you have any questions or concerns.

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