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i'm looking for a recommendation for an oil change (& filter,
spark plugs, air filter change) place in north berkeley, albany,
or el cerrito. the website has one question asking for recs and
the only response was someone telling them to do it themselves!
i'd like to know if anyone uses jiffy lube or another such
place, and if they're reliable.
Hi. I just checked the UCB recommendations for auto mechanics. But
what I want is just
a recommendation for a simple oil change. Any places out there that
Preferably a place that I could just drop in and get my car's oil
changed--no appointment necessary.
Oil Change- It's not a lot of work to change the oil and filter on
All one needs is the appropriate wrench, oil of the right weight, a
filter,a drip pan, a plastic gallon jug and a funnel (for disposing
used oil in the drip pan), and newspaper. For some newer cars,
filter is tough without blocks for the front wheels, but those are
cost of one oil change. I have a 1984 Toyota and have always changed
It takes around 15 minutes total time and about $6.00 in supplies
initial purchases of wrench, drip pan, etc. Nori
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