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Yes, I do them myself 75 58.59%
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Oil changes, who does them and who gets them done?

I figure I throw this out, just to see your responses

Yes I get them done, plus .......



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Dealer, it's so much more cost effective.

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I do my own takes 15 minutes in the driveway and I like having waist oil around for the big party fires.......don't judge me...lol/JK


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How is dealer more cost effective unless it's free?


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In the mustang,i do it myself,but for the truck,i will be bringing it to the dealer as i get 2 years of free oil changes,then after that,we will see.

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How is dealer more cost effective unless it's free?
$36 they do all the work and some more, once you price out your oil/filter and disposal it is much easier to hand the keys and say "here, you do it"

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I get mine done at the dealer when they do the 5000 klm service, peace off
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Dealer, it's so much more cost effective.
agreed......
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Mine are free as part of the 4 year Lincoln warrenty, so the dealer does them.
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Hard to beat $35 and 30 min at dealer's FastLane and no issues with warranty

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