How Long Does an Oil Change Take?

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How long should an oil change take? Most oil changes at the Dover Honda service center will take less than an hour. For a better idea of current oil change prices for your specific vehicle, and for a better idea of current wait times, be sure to contact us first. You can also schedule a service appointment online to get back on the streets of Portsmouth quickly.

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

So, how long does an oil change take if you’re completing the service task at home? If you’re performing an oil change at home in Rochester, the amount of time it takes may vary. You’ll want to set aside at least an hour of time, but it can take more or less than that. Changing oil yourself also requires supplies like 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 the professionals at Dover Honda 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 the team at Dover Honda delivers the following benefits:

  • Our experienced service team and state-of-the-art equipment allow us to work on more cars Dover-area cars than a generic auto shop.
  • Conventional wisdom used to dictate that you should get an oil change every 3,000 miles — but the current recommendation is that new vehicles need oil changes every 5,000 – 7,500 miles. In fact, some models can even go up to 10,000 miles between oil changes. Check your owner’s manual for a specific oil change interval for your new vehicle.
  • Be sure to check to see if your vehicle requires synthetic or conventional oil. Your owner’s manual will indicate which oil type is necessary. Keep in mind, synthetic oil typically costs a bit more.

Visit Dover Honda near Somersworth for an Oil Change!

So, how long does an oil change take at Dover Honda? The wait times are typically not too long! Plus, the Dover Honda service center is located just a short drive from Portsmouth, and our qualified service team can handle any maintenance tasks from oil changes to brake repairs. Explore our service tips and tricks, then call us at 800-293-5176 for more information today.

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