How Long Does an Oil Change Take?

Changing a car's oil

When you bring your car to Honda of Kirkland for oil change service, you can count on our skilled technicians to get you back on the road in Redmond within the hour. You can also perform an oil change at home if you have the right tools — although you can expect it to take a bit longer.

So how long does an oil change take if you do it yourself at home? That depends on your level of experience in auto maintenance. Read on for an overview of the tools you’ll need to perform an oil change yourself, and where to bring your car for professional oil change service.


How Long Should an Oil Change Take If You Do It Yourself?

If you’re planning to perform an oil change at home for the first time, it’s important to properly prepare and set aside enough time — about 2 hours — so that you won’t be rushed. Cut down on time by gathering all the required tools and supplies before getting started. Here’s everything you’ll need:

  • Car jack
  • Wheel blocks
  • Fresh engine oil
  • New oil filter
  • Rubber mallet
  • New oil filter gasket
  • Correctly sized wrenches

Note: Some vehicles require synthetic oil. Remember to check your owner’s manual before you buy supplies to be sure you have the right engine oil for your Honda model.

Adding oil to an engine

Where Should You Go for an Oil Change?

Did your engine oil appear gritty or sludgy at your last oil check? If so, it’s time for an oil change. If you don’t feel confident changing your car’s oil yourself, remember that there are many benefits of bringing your car in for professional service:

  • How long does an oil change take at a professional service center? Unless you’re an expert, a professional oil change is quicker than doing it yourself. When you schedule service at Honda of Kirkland, we’ll get you in and out in under an hour.
  • Why choose Honda of Kirkland for certified service? Technicians at a certified dealership have special training in Honda models and access to state-of-the-art equipment.
  • When you bring your car for certified service, how long should an oil change take? At Honda of Kirkland, you’re in and out within the hour. Wait times may vary at generic auto service shops, making it more difficult to schedule.
  • Save money with service coupons and oil change specials! Woodinville drivers can redeem dealership coupons for special pricing on a range of auto services, OEM replacement parts, and accessories.

Order Oil Change Supplies from the Honda of Kirkland Service Center

Planning on a DIY oil change? You can order parts and supplies from our online parts catalog — and have them shipped directly to your home. Our team is here to help if you have any questions about oil changes, how long hybrid batteries last, how often should you rotate your tiresmaintaining an unused car, or other DIY maintenance. Contact us anytime for expert answers to all your car-care needs!


Our Service Specials

Sanitize Your Vehicle

Coupon Price:  $12.00

  • Disinfect your Honda, With EPA Registered Broad Spectrum Disinfectant
  • Pleasant Lemongrass, Grapefruit sent.
  • Biodegradable
  • We will apply to interior touch points in your vehicle

 

Valid only at Honda of Kirkland. Prices may vary by model. Plus taxes and fees where applicable. Please present coupon during write-up. Not to be combined with any other discounts.

EXPIRES: 01/31/2021
Cabin Air Filter Replacement
$10 Off

Your vehicle’s cabin air filter helps remove allergens, particulates, and odors from the interior of your vehicle, keeping things nice and fresh. The cabin air filter also helps keep your interior clean, by removing dust from the air. Like all filters, your Honda’s cabin air filter will become clogged over time. As the filter becomes clogged, it will work less efficiently…you’ll get less airflow, more dust, more odors, etc.

If you suffer from allergies, asthma, or a great sense of smell, you NEED to replace your Honda’s Cabin Air Filter on a regular basis. And an OEM replacement is best, as Honda specifies the amount of filtration for each specific system. Some after-market filters are too light, meaning they won’t filter enough air. Other filters are too heavy, which will strain your vehicle’s HVAC system.

Prices may vary by model. Plus taxes and fees where applicable. Please present coupon during write-up. Not to be combined with any other discounts. Offer Expires 09/30/20

EXPIRES: 01/31/2021
"B" Service Special - Winter Savings
$15 Off

“B” Service Special:
oil and filter change, inspect front/rear brakes, check parking brake adjustment, inspect driveshaft boots, tie-rod ends, steering gearbox, gearbox parts, suspension components, brake hoses and lines, all fluid levels, exhaust system and fuel lines.

0W-20: $116.89 With Coupon – Regular Price: $131.89
5W-20: $102.63 With Coupon – Regular Price: $117.63

Valid only at Honda of Kirkland. Prices may vary by model. Plus taxes and fees where applicable. Up to 4.5 qts. $8.89 extra for 5.7 qt. systems. Coupon must be presented at time of write-up. One coupon per customer, per visit. Not valid with any other offer, promotion or special. Not to be used to reduce outstanding debt. No cash value. Not retroactive. See dealership for details. Void where prohibited by law.

EXPIRES: 01/31/2021
"A" Service Special - Oil Change with Multi-Point Inspection
$10 Off

“A” Service Special – Oil Change with Multi-Point Inspection
In addition to providing top-quality Honda Genuine oil and a Honda Genuine oil filter, we’ll perform a free multi-point inspection. Competitive prices, Honda-trained technicians and Honda Genuine Parts. Why take your Honda anywhere else? Includes replacing engine oil per specifications, assessing and adjusting fluid levels and complimentary multi-point inspection.

0w20 $53.40 with Coupon – Regular Price: $63.40
5w20 $39.95 with Coupon – Regular Price: $49.95

Valid only at Honda of Kirkland. Up to 4.5 qts. $8.89 extra for 5.7 qt. systems. Coupon must be presented at time of write-up. One coupon per customer, per visit. Not valid with any other offer, promotion or special. Not to be used to reduce outstanding debt. No cash value. Not retroactive. See dealership for details. Void where prohibited by law.

EXPIRES: 01/31/2021
Brake Pad Replacement
$35 off

Front or Rear Brake Pad Replacement w/ Rotor Resurfacing

Valid only at Honda of Kirkland. Prices may vary by model. Plus taxes and fees where applicable. Please present coupon during write-up. Not to be combined with any other discounts. Includes brake pad replacement and rotor resurfacing. Discount does not apply if customer elects to defer resurfacing.

EXPIRES: 01/31/2021
Discount on Vehicle Service
$20.00 OFF

Save on vehicle service (including parts and labor)
$10.00 – Discount on service from $49.99-$99.99
$15.00 – Discount on service from $100.00-$149.99
$20.00 – Discount on service from $150.00 or more

Prices may vary by model. Plus taxes and fees where applicable. Please present coupon during write-up. Not to be combined with any other discounts. Coupon not valid for tire purchase or vehicle alignment. Not Valid for Diagnostic Fees.

EXPIRES: 01/31/2021
Battery Replacement
$15 Off

Have a Honda Genuine battery installed today and drive confidently! Includes our 100-month limited warranty.

Valid only at Honda of Kirkland. Prices may vary by model. Plus taxes and fees where applicable. Please present coupon during write-up. Not to be combined with any other discounts.

EXPIRES: 01/31/2021

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