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How do I find a quality mechanic?
How to find a great car mechanic
- Find a shop for your brand of car. Many garages specialize in certain makes.
- Ask your family and friends.
- Search the Internet.
- Check for certification.
- Check the Better Business Bureau.
- Give the shop a tryout.
- Ask about warranties.
- Make sure the shop is convenient.
Does it matter where you get your oil changed?
Since an oil change is such a simple job, most dealerships run fairly competitive rates with most independent shops. Generally speaking, though, it shouldn’t matter much where you get your oil changed.
Does Jiffy Lube mess up your car?
Yes, you can sue Jiffy Lube. You will need to establish that your vehicle has been damaged, that Jiffy Lube caused the damage, what needs to be done to get it repaired and how much that will cost. You will need an expert to help you establish your case.
What happens if Jiffy Lube ruins your car?
“If you have documentation that Jiffy Lube did indeed cause the damage, it’s worthwhile to contact the company over your car insurance company. They should fix the damage for you as long as it’s proven their work caused the damage. They may also offer to reimburse you for the towing costs.
Why is Jiffy Lube expensive?
It’s expensive to run a Jiffy Lube franchise. According to Entrepreneur Magazine, initial investment to set up a Jiffy Lube as a franchisee starts at $207,000 and can go up to $422,650. After that upstart fee, the franchise owner has to pay Jiffy Lube an ongoing royalty fee of 3-4\% and an ad royalty fee of 4\%.
How much does an oil change cost at Jiffy Lube?
Also, while a “standard” oil change typically includes up to 5 quarts of oil, larger vehicles demand more: 8 quarts in a late-model Chevy Silverado, for example. Expect to pay extra if your vehicle requires additional oil. At Jiffy Lube, for example, you’ll pay $6 to $10 per quart, depending on the oil used.
How much does a full service oil change cost?
Full-Service Oil Change Prices Regular Synthetic Blend Full Synthetic Jiffy Lube $50 $80 $94 $99 (Ultra) Valvoline $45 $68 $100 Pep Boys $40 $50 $85 Firestone $30 $57 $70 (Gold) $100 (Premium)
Is Walmart Lube cheaper than other auto service centers?
Walmart offers the same prices nationwide for its cheaper Pit Crew service or a Lube Services package more comparable to competitors’ services. Other quotes are sourced from auto service centers in western Ohio, a fairly representative market. Our sample vehicles were a 2015 Honda Civic and a 2016 Ford Escape.
How much does it cost to get oil changed at Valvoline?
Expect to pay extra if your vehicle requires additional oil. At Valvoline, for example, you’ll pay $5 to $10 per quart, depending on the oil used. (And don’t expect to get a discount on your service if your car needs less than the allotted 5 quarts.)