5498 Dixie Highway, Waterford, MI  48329

(248) 623-3372

info@alsquicklube.com

Sun-Wed: 9:00am – 5:00pm/Thurs-Sat: 9:00am-700:pm

Sun-Wed: 9:00am – 5:00pm/Thurs-Sat: 9:00am-700:pm

Our Services

Drive-thru Oil Change

An oil change can really change your mood.
And it will definitely change your oil.

One of the simplest, most effective and inexpensive ways to help protect the life of your car, especially its engine, is to change the oil and the oil filter regularly.

Oil is the lifeblood of your engine. It reduces friction, lessens wear, provides lubrication, forms a seal between the pistons, rings and cylinder walls while helping to cool engine parts. Without the cleaning action of new oil, carbon and varnish buildup would be toxic to the engine. And engine oil even dampens the shock and noise of moving parts.

With a Car Repair Service oil change, or any other service, you’ll receive a Touch® Courtesy Check. We’ll look inside, outside, under the hood and underneath the car, then explain the findings and give you a written report.

While you’re there, let us perform a Touch® Courtesy Check, which includes a visual check of the following items:

  • Engine air filter
  • Brake fluid
  • Power steering fluid
  • Automatic transmission fluid
  • Coolant/antifreeze
  • We’ll also walk you through your vehicle manufacturer’srecommendations for replacing these vital fluids and filters.

Oil change near me? The next time you ask this question, just look for your neighborhood Car Repair Service.

Trust Our Products

For over 20 years, Al’s Quicklube has been helping drivers in Waterford, MI maintain their vehicles. With API-certified oils and lubricates   we can take care of all of your auto repair and maintenance needs. From oil changes, filter replacements, and fluid flushes and now auto detailing, we’ve got you covered.

Use the quick links in the gold bar to book an appointment at your Car Repair Service store today!

Click here to learn more about API-certified lubricates

Oil Change – More than You Wanted to Know

Engine Oil
Most cars on the road today use multi-grade oil — one that can work efficiently in cold and hot weather. A multi-grade oil is rated by two numbers, such as 5W-30.

About the oil classification system.
Each engine oil comes with a classification indicating its viscosity, which is its friction or resistance to flow. In a multi-grade oil, the first number indicates how the oil will flow when it is cold. The lower the number, the lighter the oil and the better it will perform at lower temperatures. The second number indicates the thickness of that same oil at high temperatures. For example, a 5W-30 oil will flow as a 5-weight oil at zero degrees Fahrenheit and as a 30-weight oil at 210 degrees Fahrenheit

Why viscosity is a concern.
During cold starting, only a small amount of oil is present in the upper parts of engines. To lessen the friction when upper engine parts, such as the valve train, pistons, overhead cam and cam bearings, scrub against each other, a lower viscosity allows the oil to reach the components more quickly.

Why 5W-30 and 5w-20 oils are so popular.
Many vehicles today leave the factory with 5W-30 or 5w-20 engine oil. Vehicle manufacturers recommend them because they are lighter oils that perform well in a range of temperatures and help improve gas mileage.

Synthetic Oils
Not all motor engine oils are 100% petroleum. Synthetic oils, which are primarily chemically compounded lubricants, are also available. They can provide:

  • Higher viscosity stability over a wider temperature range
  • Reduced oil thickening
  • Reduced wear and increased load-carrying ability.

Which oil is right for your car?
The simplest and safest way to find out is to check your owner’s manual…or talk to your Midas mechanic.

Oil Filters
Oil filters are designed to trap foreign particles suspended in the oil and prevent them from getting to the engine bearings and other parts.

Fluids
Your vehicle relies on a variety of fluids to operate its brake, steering, transmission, engine cooling and other systems. When these fluids become degraded or are at incorrect levels, damage to other components may occur…so always follow the manufacturer-recommended service schedule.

Automatic Transmission Fluid
This is typically an oil-based fluid used in a transmission that lubricates and cools the transmission and provides hydraulic pressure to shift gears automatically.

Brake Fluid
This is the hydraulic fluid used to transmit pressure through the brake lines in a brake system providing stopping power and protecting hydraulic brake components from internal corrosion.

Coolant/Antifreeze
This is the mixture of water and antifreeze used in an engine cooling system to dissipate heat and maintain the engine’s temperature throughout its operating range.

Starting & Charging
The battery starts your car, powers on-board computers and supplies emergency power needs. A weakened battery causes stress on alternators and starters, especially during extreme temperatures. Let Midas test and inspect your battery regularly.

Air Filters
Clean air filters can increase engine performance, boost fuel mileage and reduce engine wear. Cabin air filters can minimize airborne contaminants in the passenger compartment and improve heating/cooling efficiency.

Courtesy Check
The Courtesy Check is fast, efficient and covers many items on your vehicle’s preventive maintenance schedule. We’ll conduct a visual check, looking inside, outside, under the hood and under the vehicle, then provide you with a written report.

An Al’s Quick Lube oil change is more than just an oil change, it’s preventive maintenance to change, inspect, check/fill and clean essential components of your vehicle and help keep it all running smoothly. By taking care of your vehicle with An Al’s Quick Lube oil change, you’ll be getting the peace of mind that your vehicle will be with you for a long time.

You will also receive free top-offs on motor oil with the same type of oil purchased and any or all of the multiple vital fluids  between service visits for up to 3,000 miles.

Additionally, Al’s Quick Lube will perform a service review, which includes a visual inspection of the engine air filtration and the vehicle manufacturer’s severe driving recommendations based upon the vehicle’s current mileage.

  1. Oil Change with an API approved oil
  2. Install New Oil Filter
  3. Lube Chassis
  4. Check and Top off** Transmission Fluid
  5. Check and Top off** Differential Fluid
  6. Check  Radiator Coolant
  7. Check Power Steering Fluid
  8. Inspect and Test Battery
  9. Check and Top off Windshield Washer Fluid
  10. Visually Check Brake Fluid Level
  11. Inspect Air Filter
  12. Inspect Cabin Air Filter
  13. Inspect Wiper Blades
  14. Inspect Belts and Hoses
  15. Check and Set Tire Pressure
  16. Check that all Lights are working properly