Rate This:Ask This About the Top 3 Oil Change Coupons
Do you need an oil change? This is a regular thing that cars need every 3,000 to 8,000 miles, depending on the age, make and model of your car. If so, you should never pay full price. There are tons of coupons floating around online that allow you to get an oil change at a reduced price. Some of the best coupons right now are from national companies such as Jiffy Lube, Firestone and Midas. However, before you go and print these coupons out and head in to have your oil changed, you need to ask these companies a few questions. Here are eight of the top questions to ask Jiffy Lube, Firestone or Midas before having your oil change done with one of these coupons.8 Active Questions | Add a QuestionNot every oil change company will take appointments. If the oil change company does not take appointments, ask when the best time to come with minimal waits is. Generally, coming on a weekday at opening will ensure you don't have to wait long for an oil change. Coming mid afternoon on a weekend will generally result in a long wait.When you are using Jiffy Lube, Firestone or Midas oil change coupons, you will want to ask the person how long the oil change will take. Generally speaking, most oil changes take about an hour, but they may take longer depending on how many people are waiting for an oil change ahead of you or the type of automobile you have. know how long it will take will help you to plan.Jiffy Lube, Firestone or Midas oil change coupons typically only apply to standard cars. If your car is a specialty car or needs special oil, such as a VW or BMW, the coupon may not apply. If you know you have a car that typically has expensive oil change costs, ask the company if your car type is included in the coupon. If it isn't ask if they can offer you a discounted rate for your oil change. They may offer you the value of the coupon offer your oil change.If Jiffy Lube, Firestone or Midas states that their coupon does not apply to upgraded oil, take the time to ask them how much it will be to upgrade the oil. Most will use the base cost of the coupon and add in the increased cost of the upgraded oil. This results in a discount price for the oil change itself, while covering the cost of the more expensive oil.When you are using a coupon, always ask if the coupon is the final price. Many states charge oil disposal fees. If yours does, there may be an added cost for this fee that is not covered by the coupon. Once again, you don't want any surprises at checkout so always be sure to ask this questions.Jiffy Lube, Firestone or Midas typically do courtesy checks on your car when they change your oil. They may top off fluids or look for any obvious signs of damage to your car. Before using your coupon, ask if any courtesy checks are done, and if they are, what these checks include.When you are looking to use a coupon to get your oil changed, always ask the company if you need an appointment or not. Some companies take appointments, whereas others are walk in only. If you don't want to wait, finding a place that takes walk-ins is advised.There are different grades of oil and there are pros and cons to the various grades of oil. If you are looking for a specialty grade, such as a winter blend, ask if this is included in the coupon price. You may be surprised to learn it is or is not included.