How Long Does a Synthetic Motor Oil Replacement Take?

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Is your Honda due for a synthetic motor oil replacement soon? If so, you’re probably wondering how long your next synthetic motor oil replacement will take. Generally, a synthetic motor oil replacement, AKA synthetic oil change, should take less than an hour under normal circumstances. Ready to leave your next car maintenance appointment to the experts at Harvest Honda Yakima? Schedule service online now!



How Long Will a Synthetic Motor Oil Replacement Take If I Do It Myself?

Thinking about performing a DIY synthetic motor oil replacement? You’ll want to first consider if you have any automotive repair or maintenance experience. If not, it’s probably best to leave this job to the pros. If you do, in fact, decide not to bring your vehicle to our Honda certified service center, then you should give yourself at least an hour if not more to perform the procedure, plus extra time to set up shop at home and additional time to locate the parts and equipment you’ll need to get the job done, including:

  • Fresh synthetic motor oil
  • A new oil filter
  • A new filter gasket
  • A rubber mallet
  • (A) car jack(s)
  • A wheel chock
  • Wrenches

If you start the process and get frustrated, just give us a call at (509) 902-3316 or bring your vehicle into us. We’re here to help!

Learn More About Oil Changes in Yakima

Here are some other important things to keep in mind: 

  • Read your owner’s manual for guidelines on how long you can go between needing a synthetic motor oil replacement. Usually 5,000-7,000 miles is the recommended interval, but this can vary.
  • Remember, we routinely offer changing service specials on oil changes and other discounted services.
  • Your owner’s manual also has information on whether your car needs synthetic or conventional oil.

Visit Harvest Honda Yakima for a Quick Synthetic Motor Oil Replacement!

Ready to get a high-quality synthetic motor oil replacement completed on your Honda vehicle today? We here at Harvest Honda Yakima can make that happen for you quickly and conveniently. Visit us today for top-quality service.

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