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Oil Change Service

Engine oil is the lifeblood of the engine. All internal, moving components of the motor have to be lubricated by the engine oil. Insufficient lubrication may cause the components to wear out quicker and finally cause engine failure. The oil filter keeps the oil clean and free from debris. If the filter isn’t replaced on a regular basis, it is going to get clogged and won’t have the ability to pass oil to the motor.

Fresh engine oil is the color of amber but with time it can turn black and in several cases, it can even get gritty as it dissolves the dirt. Frequent engine oil changes replace the oil and keep the engine clean. In some cases, there is a residual build up on the engine and an engine oil flushes required.

What is an engine oil change ?

An engine oil change refers to removing oil from the vehicle and replacing it with fresh oil. If an engine oil flush is being performed, the engine oil change is carried out at the same time. Once the old oil is taken out, chemicals are added into the engine which is left idle for a few minutes to ensure the cleaning agents reach all the spots where oil normally goes. Clean oil is then poured in once the chemicals are drained.

How much does an Oil Change cost?

Our oil change service comes with regular car maintenance. Look up the recommended service schedule for your vehicle and choose from one of the four maintenance packages below.

Our recommendation:

It is best to follow the maintenance schedule provided by the manufacturer. A good rule of thumb is replacing the oil and filter every 8,000 km or six months.

What are the common symptoms indicating you need an oil change?

The exact rule of thumb on this varies, but you should change your car oil at least every 6 months or every 7,500km

  • The amount of time since your last oil change exceeds the recommended miles.
  • You notice fluids on your driveway.
  • You do a lot of driving.
  • You have your car unused for months.
  • The Maintenance light is on.

How important is this service?

Regular oil changes are generally considered the most important maintenance service for your car. Do not drive your car with low engine oil. It can severely damage the engine. To avoid severe engine damage, this simple and inexpensive service should be regularly scheduled.

Prices below include a $29 service call fee and $8.50 for shop supplies. Call us at 1-866-829-7204 for more pricing options

New Customer Package


Recommended for all new customers


Regular Maintenance Package


Recommended every 8,000 km


Complete Maintenance Package


Recommended every 32,000 km


Winterize Package


Recommended every Autumn


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Grzegorzia Brzęczyszczykiewicz
Grzegorzia Brzęczyszczykiewicz
16:46 22 Sep 21
Highly recommend Instamek. Grant did a great job on my car maintenance and made sure i knew what was going on with my car in great detail. The whole process was professional,quick, easy and affordable.
Angela Melick
Angela Melick
01:26 15 Sep 21
I used instaMek to do pre purchase inspection on a vehicle and this service was invaluable. I was able to get a technician out to the location of the vehicle next day and the assessment was very thorough and honest. It is really valuable to have an objective assessment like this, especially when I have limited experience with car maintenance. The technician was professional and didn't talk down to me despite my limited experience. I didn't end up purchasing the vehicle and I think this pre-check probably saved me hundreds of dollars if not more. Definitely will use again in the future now that I know about it!!!
Danny Glassman
Danny Glassman
22:54 19 Aug 21
My experience with instamek to have a pre-purchase car inspection done was great! Marianne (I think) was very helpful on the phone to explain how it would work and book the inspection on short notice.My Mek Alexey did an excellent job spotting a repair that needed to be done for my vehicle to pass a safety inspection and gave me a detailed explanation of future maintenance to expect. I was very satisfied with the services provided. While I would prefer to go to a regular mechanic, due to the short time period I had to get the inspection done and the convenience of the mobile service I believe it was worth the price and limitations.
Kimberly Sykes
Kimberly Sykes
21:53 28 Jul 21
Excellent customer service. I have used InstaMek several times now for various service issues, ranging from oil changes, diagnostics, to full mechanical repairs; they were consistent in the standard of service provided and really seem to value the client. Alexy took the time to explain everything and show me where the leaks were occurring under my vehicle.I really appreciated the comprehensive post-service break down email sent following each service, including photos and breakdown of quote for recommended repairs.InstaMeks' concept and business approach address' the major issues that usually make taking your vehicle to the mechanic so stressful. All services where easy to book and performed at my own home. I felt confidant in the service provided and that I was getting what I paid for.Thank-you, for the excellent service!
Andrew McKay
Andrew McKay
14:28 12 May 21
Doug was great, came to my office, did all the service had some recommendations for me and was able to answer all my questions. This will be how I do any ongoing service and maintenance on my car going forward.
Marilyn Gordon
Marilyn Gordon
18:36 03 May 21
Great team- very helpful, very honest, very responsive! 10/10 would recommend for maintenance, fixes, advice. Always gives you a confirmed quote before work and never makes changes without your explicit approval, and never upsells unnecessary ‘fixes’.

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