Monday – Friday: 7:30am – 5:30pm

5440 Arapahoe Ave, Unit A, Boulder, CO 80303

Monday – Friday: 7:30am – 5:30pm

5440 Arapahoe Ave, Unit A, Boulder, CO 80303

Oil Change Service in Boulder, CO

Why Choose Independent Motors for Your Oil Change?

Experience counts when it comes to doing proper oil changes, and Independent Motors has it. Since 1983 we have performed many thousands of oil changes with inspections.

During that time, we’ve saved our customers time and money by catching and preventing many problems that would have had catastrophic consequences if left unnoticed.

Call 303-449-8949 to schedule your next oil change appointment.

Independent Mototors Auto Repair Shop

Highly Experienced Technicians

At Independent Motors, your oil change is done by highly experienced and trained staff. Our ASE certified automobile technicians are in a different league than typical ‘lube techs’ found in most shops and large chain stores.

We also typically inspect your vehicle for safety items and worn components during an oil change at no extra cost to you. The advantage of having a certified mechanic work on your car is that they know what to look for when performing a safety inspection. This takes years of experience that lube techs just don’t have.

As part of our inspection process, we prioritize repairs that are needed and inform our customers accordingly. Since we don’t have any commission-based salespeople, no one is trying to sell you repairs you don’t need.

Do you have oil change questions? Read on to learn more.

Oil Change FAQs

A: It depends on the manufacturer’s recommendation for your make, model and year. In general, it’s time for an oil change when the warning light comes on; the oil level gets low, every 5,000 miles or six months, whichever comes first. Some manufacturers recommend longer intervals, but we’ve found that this can lead to expensive repairs down the road after the warranty has run out.

A: We suggest following the manufacturer’s recommendations. Oils have significantly changed over the last 15 years and many manufacturers require their own specifications. In some cases, you can void your vehicle’s warranty if you don’t use the oil the manufacturer recommends.

A: Yes. The lubricating properties used in oil have vastly improved over the last 30 years so that it doesn’t break down as quickly. But oil still gets contaminated by engine wear, unburned fuel and exhaust fumes and it’s the filter’s job to keep it clean.

A: It’s wise to check your engine oil level every other gas fill-up. You may need to check your oil level more frequently if there’s a low oil warning indicator, noise from the engine on start-up or any known oil consumption problems.

A: There’s no substitute for having a “real mechanic” do your oil change instead of a lube tech. Unlike most lube techs, our technicians are certified to perform a safety inspection with every oil change.

Call Independent Motors at 303-449-8949 for the best in oil change services near you.

Oil changes for Boulder County, Longmont, Louisville, Lafayette, Erie, Niwot and Nederland, Colorado.