How Long Does an Oil Change Take?

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Most oil changes at Mike Haggerty Volkswagen will take less than an hour. For a more concrete idea of what your wait time may be, do not hesitate to contact us. If you would like to save a little time, you can schedule your next service appointment online. We want to help you keep your vehicle in pristine condition and get you back on the roads of Chicago as soon as possible.

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

If you’re performing an oil change for yourself, how long it takes to complete can fluctuate. You should at least give yourself an hour to complete the task, but keep in mind that it may take more or less time than what you have allotted. You will need the following supplies if you plan to do an oil change yourself: new oil, a new oil filter, a new oil filter gasket, a rubber mallet, correctly sized wrenches, a jack, and wheel blocks. Keep in mind that it can be quicker and more affordable to leave this task to the experts at Mike Haggerty Volkswagen when it’s time to replace your vehicle’s oil — you also don’t have to worry about all of the hassles!

More Oil Change Information

Why should you let the team at Mike Haggerty Volkswagen handle your next oil change? Keep these tips in mind:

  • Our experienced service team and state-of-the-art equipment allow us to work on more cars than a generic auto shop.
  • In the past, it was a good idea to have an oil change every 3,000 miles. However, thanks to advancements in automotive technology, new vehicles require oil changes every 5,000 – 7,500 miles. Some vehicles may be able to go 10,000 miles before an oil change is necessary. Consult your owner’s manual for recommendations from the manufacturer.
  • Our service specials page frequently offers oil change coupons and other discounted services.
  • Does your vehicle require synthetic oil? Be sure to once again take a look at your owner’s manual to see if you need synthetic or conventional motor oil. Synthetic oil is a bit more pricey, but your oil change will take the same amount of time.

Choose Mike Haggerty Volkswagen in Oak Lawn for a Quick Oil Change

We are not far from Countryside, so turn to the technicians at Mike Haggerty Volkswagen for a quick and hassle-free oil change. Contact us today if you have any questions.

Service Specials at Mike Haggerty Volkswagen

Multi-Point Vehicle Inspection*

Free estimate provided on needed Service & Parts.

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Synthetic Oil Change*
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Flush with 1 gallon of VW coolant, check water pump, hoses and drive belts for leaks and condition.

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Phone: (708) 423-5000

8920 S Cicero Ave Oak Lawn, IL


Phone: (708) 425-8989

8920 S Cicero Ave Oak Lawn, IL
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8920 S Cicero Ave
Oak Lawn, IL, 60453 United States
(708) 423-5000
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