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the Price of an Oil Change

Price 
Location 
Year 
Submitted by  
Description
$ 50
Nov 2008
Austin, TX
Chevrolet Cavalier
2003
Oil change with oil quality upgrade  more... close row
$ 75
Jan 2007
Akron, OH
0
Basic oil change with synthetic oil  more... close row
$ 35
Nov 2007
Moorpark, California
Toyota Corrola
2003
Oil change and free car wash  more... close row
$ 26
Oct 2008
San Diego, CA
Toyota Celica
1996
Oil change with manipulative mechanic  more... close row
$ 20
Apr 2008
Bellflower, California
Saturn L300
2003
Half price coupon for oil change  more... close row
$ 35
Aug 2007
Alameda, CA
Toyota Corolla
2000
Oil Change while you wait  more... close row
$ 53
Dec 2008
Eastern, Iowa
Chevy Impala
2004
Extra price worth it for good oil change  more... close row
$ 30
Mar 2008
waupaca, Wisconsin
dodge neon
2005
Oil change with advice for other services  more... close row
$ 25
Mar 2008
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ford Ranger
2002
I received a "while you wait" oil change  more... close row
$ 20
Feb 2008
Nashville TN
Chevy G-20 Van
1995
Great experience with oil change  more... close row
$ 30
Jan 2008
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Ford/Escape
2002
Routine oil change at non-chain shop  more... close row
$ 15
Dec 2007
Amarillo, TX
This price included a basic oil change  more... close row
$ 32
Apr 2007
Alameda, CA
Toyota Corolla
2000
Drive Thru Oil Change  more... close row
$ 38
Mar 2008
Farubault, MN
Pontiac Montanna
1998
Oil change while you stay in the car  more... close row
$ 17
Dec 2007
Greenwood, IN
Hyundai Sonata
2005
Cheap oil change, disappointing service  more... close row
$ 19
Mar 2008
Garland, TX
Fast and cheap oil change  more... close row
$ 40
Mar 2008
Cedar Rapids, IA
Incomplete Oil Change and Service  more... close row

Description of service

Originally took my vehicle in for routine full service, which was to be: change oil, oil filter, check air pressure in tires, check power steering fluids, check anti-freez for quality and level, and check all lights, and check the air filter. all for around $40.00 for a full size Ford. I left the Service garage and drove about 3 miles and I noticed a knocking sound coming from the engine, I immediately pulled over and opened the hood to find the oil cap still resting on the battery, and no oil in the engine. I called the service garage and told them what happened and took pictures with my cell phone prior to touching anything. They said bring it back and they will check it out. I then asked if they were going to take care of the towing fees and they said not until they inspect the vehicle. So I called the local towing service and had them take it back to the business. They "inspected" it and came to the conclusion that they were not responsible for it at all. By that time I was steaming mad and spitting bullets, so I had the truck towed to another service shop that specialized in major engine repairs and had then go through and fix it. That shop found that there was NO oil in the oil pan, the filter was never changed, and non of the other items were checked & cleaned/replaced. So I contacted my lawyer and had to file papers and take the business to court. It has been a year and I have yet to see a single penny from them.


Review of Service

I will never go there again nor will I tell anybody that I know to do business there. The service was never completed and the vehicle was not inspected before going out the door back into the customers possession.


Tips

Make sure they do what they charge you for, and that all your fluids are checked before you take it off the property, It isn't right that you have to but it's better to be safe than sorry!