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Our Full-Service Oil Change Includes:

Check and fill as needed:

* We are proud to offer bulk oils from North American Lubricants.

For an additional charge, the following bottled oils are available:*

  • Havoline Synthetic
  • Motul 505.01 Spec (VW)
  • Pennzoil
  • Castrol
  • *Call the location you plan to visit beforehand for the availability of the oil and viscosity you would like to use.

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The gasoline engine would perform better, last longer, and run smoother in a sterile world. Unfortunately, one look at your air filter after a few thousand miles will let you know what type of environment your vehicle must operate in. A similar examination of your fuel filter would turn up natural sediments that were not removed during the refining process of unleaded gas. Air filters and fuel filters are the engine’s last line of defense when it comes to keeping contaminants from the engine. Changing these filters as described by the automobile’s manufacturer is an excellent way to keep contaminants out. Although filter technology continues to improve, straining smaller and smaller particles from the air and fuel supply, contaminants still manage to make it through to the combustion chamber.

These contaminants are generally smaller than larger matter that is trapped by air and fuel filters. For this reason, build up from contaminants occurs slower than the dirt that can be seen on the air filter pleats.

The engines in modern cars are with extremely close tolerances. Improvements in manufacturing and materials as well as more stringent environmental guidelines have driven manufacturers to this level of precision. Contaminants that find their way to the inside of your engine disrupt these tolerances.

As mentioned before, two major pathways for contaminants into the engine is through the air supply and the fuel supply. For a vehicle to run, the engine must have spark from the spark plugs, air through the air filter, and fuel from the fuel tank.


Airborne contaminants traveling past the air filter move into the throttle body on fuel injected vehicles and into the carburetor on carbureted vehicles. In both cases, buildup on the throttle plates and linkage result in problems. If contaminants continue through the air induction system, they are forced into the engine’s cylinders and combusted with fuel. Combusting contaminants creates carbon, gum, and varnish deposits inside the engine. Situations like this can lead to an accelerated build up of carbon deposits on spark plugs. Another problem that may arise is build up on intake valves.

Intake valves act as small gates that let fuel or air into the combustion chamber. In an alternating pattern, fuel and air is let into the chamber where it is ignited by the spark plug. It is important that this alternating pattern is maintained where fuel and air is let into the cylinder in a synchronized fashion. Contaminant build up inside the engine keeps valves from creating a sufficient seal. Without an air-tight seal, fuel or air can leak into the combustion chamber when it should not be allowed to enter. This condition can lead to lost power, knocking, pinging, hesitation, poor fuel economy and a host of other mechanical maladies.

Fuel-bourne contaminants can create similar problems in increasingly advanced fuel management systems. Contaminants, mostly in the form of sediments contained in gasoline, travel past the fuel filter and to the fuel injectors or atomizer jet in carburetors. In both cases, build up disrupts and restricts the amount of fuel that is sprayed into the combustion chamber.


The mixture of air and fuel in the combustion chamber is very important as the engine was configured to operate within a strict envelope. Most computer-controlled fuel injection systems can sense problems with the fuel/air mixture. This capability allows the engine to operate efficiently at varying altitudes. The vehicle’s computer can only correct this mixture so much. Once the build up is so great that the computer cannot adjust for the reduced fuel flow, a reduced amount of fuel is available for combustion. This creates many of the same problems mentioned in the preceding paragraph. As with airborne contaminants, sediments can enter the combustion chamber through the fuel injector.

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Sludge is a real threat to your engine’s life. The longer you go between oil changes, the more potential there is for harmful deposit build-up inside your engine. This point was illustrated in 2002 when Toyota addressed oil ‘gelling’ in 1997-2002 model year vehicles. Oil gelling can occur in any vehicle when oil change intervals regularly exceed factory specifications.

Fresh Oil Deserves a Fresh Start

In order for fresh oil to do its job effectively, the engine should be cleaned in a safe and gentle procedure. Dissolving soft sludge or “gelling” provides a clean environment for new oil. By running Puratech’s Oil System Cleaner through your engine before the oil is changed, contaminants are flushed from the engine and are trapped in the oil filter or they are suspended in the dirty oil. The dirty oil and oil filter containing the contaminants flushed from the engine are removed during our full service oil change.

Choosing to run the Oil System Cleaner is even more beneficial:

  • When purchasing a used vehicle – Was your used car babied by its previous owner? Car history companies and the DMV can tell you about major infractions the vehicle has been in but it is often very time consuming to piece together. By running Puratech’s Oil System Cleaner, you can start with a clean slate.
  • Before using synthetic oils – Synthetic oils are designed to excel in modern engines with tight tolerances. When oil passages become fouled with varnish and sludge, oil cannot flow efficiently. This compromises heat dissipation and lubrication in hard-working engines that should use synthetic lubricants for optimum performance.
  • Using engine additives – Most engine additives work by bonding to metal surfaces inside your engine. If the internal parts inside your engine are coated with built up sludge, varnish, or contaminants, that expensive engine additive will remain suspended in the oil and fail to do its job.

The Oil System Cleaner is added when your car pulls into our service bay. The liquid is added to your motor oil and the engine must be run for up to five minutes to thoroughly circulate throughout the engine.

The complete Fleet care program – Where Trust Begins!

We’ve been working with fleet administrators for almost twenty years. In that time, it has become clear that companies want their vehicles serviced thoroughly and in a timely, professional manner. Our goal is to keep your vehicles on the road so they can serve your customers, generate revenue and take care of business.

By obtaining an Oil Changer fleet account, fleet administrators are able to exercise greater control when it comes to asset maintenance. We provide centralized billing for your convenience and records. Complete documentation is also available to provide proof of services to maintain factory warranties and boost resale value.

To keep your department on track and under budget, this program provides discounted services to our customers. Our fleet program saves you money by lowering your service costs and prolonging the life of your fleet.

The Oil Changer Fluid Maintenance schedule will:

  • Reduce Down Time
  • Prolong the Life of Your Fleet
  • Reduce Operating Costs
  • Help Prevent Breakdowns
  • Maintain Factory Warranty
  • Increase Resale Value

Qualifications

All it takes is FIVE vehicles to open your Fleet Care account. There is no restrictions on who may open a fleet account. Our program is not limited to businesses. We extend this service to non-profit organizations, churches, families and clubs.

We have many options that allow you to customize your fleet maintenance needs. Cash only and charge accounts are available. We even have programs for independent drivers! Your Fleet Care Card will come with it’s own pocket and location flyer so your drivers will know where to find us.

Our Fleet Care Program includes:

  • Oil Change (up to 5 quarts bulk oil)
  • Install New Oil Filter
  • Lubricate Chassis
  • Check Air Filter
  • Check Breather Element
  • Check PCV Valve
  • Check and Set Tire Pressure
  • Check Windshield Wiper Blades
  • Check Anti-Freeze
  • Check/Fill Power Steering Fluid
  • Check/Fill Windshield Washer Fluid
  • Check/Fill Differential/Transaxle**
  • Check/Fill Manual Transmission Fluid **
  • Wash Exterior Windows & Mirrors

** At Customer’s Request

Additional services available:

  • Replace Air Filter
  • Replace Breather Element
  • Replace PCV Valve
  • Replace Wiper Blades
  • Differential Fluid Change
  • Manual Transmission Fluid Change
  • Automatic Transmission Fluid Change
  • Computerized Oil Analysis

Oil Changer’s free top-off policy

We’re known for our free top-off policy. It is our goal to meet your vehicle’s lubrication needs at any time, not only when it is time for an oil change. If any of our customers notice a problem with their car or simply want to make sure their tire pressure is set correctly, they can visit us for free in between their regular service intervals. Our technicians will perform the following tasks for no charge.

  • Check/Fill Motor Oil (up to 3 quarts)
  • Check/Fill Transmission Fluid (up to 1 pint)
  • Check/Fill Battery Fluid
  • Check/Fill Power Steering Fluid (up to 1 pint)
  • Check/Fill Windshield Washer Fluid
  • Check/Fill Anti-Freeze (nominal fee)

We honor the following major leasing and service companies:

  • AT&T Automotive Services
  • Associates Leasing, Inc.
  • Automotive Rental, Inc. (ARI)
  • Consolidated Services Corporation (CSC)
  • Enterprise Fleets, Inc.
  • P.H.H. Vehicle Maintenance Services
  • Voyager
  • G.E. Capital Fleet Services
  • Wheels/Map, Inc.

Oil Changer is a member of:

National Association of Fleet Administrators, Inc. – http://www.nafa.org

Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association – http://www.aflaonline.com

Automotive Oil Change Association – http://www.aoca.org

California Trucking Association – http://www.caltrux.org

For more information:

For more information, Contact Mark Britto by email or at (925) 734-5814

Full Service Oil Change

Our full-service oil change provides you with peace of mind knowing that your vehicle is being serviced in accordance with your vehicle’s manufacturer’s service recommendations. We operate our locations on a drive-up basis meaning there is no appointment needed. Stop by any day of the week and you’ll appreciate our fast and friendly service.

Our Full Service Oil Change includes:

We will Check & Fill the following items:

We will inspect and advise:

Also Included:

ALL IN ABOUT 15 MINUTES…

Fuel System Service “Temporarily not Available”

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At Oil Changers we offer a Fuel System Service for our customers who are looking to restore fuel economy & performance to their vehicle. Performing our Fuel System Service helps remove harmful carbon deposits from the fuel system, intake manifold and combustion chamber.

Overtime, carbon, gum & varnish deposits build deep within your engine, affecting gas mileage and robbing your vehicle of the performance that it deserves. Our Fuel System Service provides a total fuel system cleaning that will improve fuel economy, reduce emissions and increase performance.

Stage 1:

The Fuel System Cleaner gas additive removes carbon deposits from fuel injectors. It corrects the injector spray and balances fuel/air ratio, ultimately helping to restore gas mileage and improving engine performance.

Modern vehicles, like those with gasoline fuel injection, are finely tuned and extremely sensitive to deposits that build up in fuel injectors, intake valves and ports. These deposits can cause problems such as hesitation, misfire, stumble and rough idle, poor gas mileage and performance loss.

Stage 2:

The Intake System Cleaner vacuum induction restores fuel economy by cleaning the intake manifold, combustion chamber and pistons with immediate results.

Heavy deposits build up over time due to noxious exhaust gases and crankcase vapors captured and fed back into the intake manifold. Gummy substances contained in the vapors combine with dirt and form deposits. Drivability problems such as rough idle, poor performance and increased exhaust emissions result from heavy deposit buildup.

If you have noticed a loss in performance or gas mileage the Fuel System Service may be a good option for your vehicle.

Oil System Cleaner

At Oil Changers we offer an Oil System Cleaner for our customers who have extended or missed an oil change and would like to Clean up the left behind residue. Our Oil System Cleaner’s unique formula gently dissolves the soft sludge and gives your fresh oil a clean start it can do the job it was designed to do.

Engine sludge is caused by a combination of heat, friction, water, dirt, unburned fuel and other contaminants causing the oil to oxidize. Sludge, if not treated will continue to build up and plug up necessary oil passage way’s increasing engine operating temperatures in your engine resulting in a lack of lubrication which can cause premature engine failure. By virtue of their design, some OEM’s have had issues with sludge, among them are BMW, Chrysler, Toyota, Lexus, Mercedes, Volkswagen, saab and Audi. If you have one of these vehicles, we highly recommend the service.

Changing your oil regularly and using an Oil System Cleaner is a safe and effective way to eliminate the buildup of sludge in your egine. If your oil change is past due, your oil appears to be excessively dirty or maybe you just purchased a used car, our Oil System Cleaner may be a great option for you. It is not a miracle cure for badly neglected engines but can prevent harmful levels of build up when used as directed.

would you like us to clean your engine before we put the fresh oil in?

Coolant Service

Radiator Coolant is something many of us only inspect by one criteria: “Is there enough?”. In actuality, your coolant is like all of the fluids in your car. Coolant wears out, losing it’s additives over time. Eventually, the efficiency of your coolant drops. Furthermore, coolant gets dirty. Unlike the engine’s oiling system, your car’s cooling system does not have a filter to trap dirt and other contaminants. If left to circulate for long periods of time, contaminants could block essential water passages in the engine, preventing the coolant from doing its job.

Auto manufacturers know this, and recommend coolant service intervals in your owner’s manual. Most cars have an expected coolant life of 30,000 miles, or 24 months, however, some newer cars are more efficient and make use of high-tech coolants.

In the past, your options were to take your vehicle to a garage and drop it off for the day, while the service was performed. Extra charges such as hazardous waste disposal, parts and labor are all added into the equation, driving up your bill. Another alternative is buying a flush and fill kit and taking several hours to do the service at home. Finding a way to capture all of the waste fluid is extremely difficult, and you are usually left with fluid draining into the streets or soaking into the ground.

The “Coolant Changer” uses a suction connection at the radiator spout to draw out the old radiator fluid. The unique, patented process of the machine will extract water vapor, even during very low temperatures. This is due to the change of gravity pressure within the engine. After all of the used coolant is removed from the vehicle, a valve is turned, and the new coolant automatically is transferred to the vehicle.

This is possible due to the vacuum created inside the cooling system. The new coolant is drawn into the vehicle and no air pockets are created. The entire process takes place at the radiator spout (or overflow tank, if not equipped), making for a clean, fast, and environmentally sound transfer of hazardous fluids.

Another big advantage of the Coolant Changer is the clear tubes for liquid containment shows how dirty the old coolant is. First we remove the used coolant from your vehicle. Then, the entire cooling system is flushed and replaced with fresh coolant.

Dex-Cool Coolant is more expensive, but vehicles that use Dex-Cool coolant have much longer coolant service intervals. Generally, GM cars and trucks built after 1994 use Dex-Cool, as well as several other car makes and models.

High Mileage Oil Changer

At Oil Changers we offer a High Mileage Motor Oil option for our customers who would like added protection for higher mileage engines. An oil change using High Mileage motor oil will aid in extending your engine’s life by addressing the specific issues that affect high mileage vehicles.

Our High Mileage oil option blends factory required oil with a combination of agents and additives that reduces oil burn-off and consumption, revitalizes seals and gaskets, provides additional anti-wear protection, minimizes engine deposits and increases power and fuel economy.

High Mileage motor oils are recommended for vehicles with more than 75,000 miles including all types of modern gasoline engines found in passenger cars, SUVs, light vans and trucks.

Fleet Services

Local Fleet Accounts

Where Trust Begins and Relationships are Established!!!

If your company has a fleet of more than 5 vehicles we have the right Fleet Service program for you. Some of the benefits of setting your vehicles on to a Oil Changers house account:

  • Reduce Down Time & Increase Productivity
  • Reduce Operating Costs
  • Convenient Locations in Multiple Markets
  • Sign, Save & Drive Account
  • Services Based on Manufacturer’s Recommendations
  • Monthly Billing
  • Emailed Invoice Capability
  • Increase Fleet Resale Value
  • Maintain Factory Warranty & Prolong the Life of Your Fleet
  • Shared vehicle maintenance history simplifies record keeping

Fill out the below information if you would like to be contacted about setting your company on a discount account with a direct bill option:

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You can also call our Fleet Department at 1-800-640-2405 or email us at info@oilchangerinc.com