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post #1 of 21 Old 10-10-2012, 09:43 AM Thread Starter
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How hard is it to change the oil on a 2011 ss.....is it better if I do it myself or go pay 100????
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No, not hard if you have a jack, jackstands, oil filter wrench, and metric wrenches (16mm if i remember correctly).

What would make it hard to do? Have u ever changed oil before?

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How hard is it to change the oil on a 2011 ss.....is it better if I do it myself or go pay 100????
$100 oil change!!???
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Is an oil change on a Camaro more difficult than other vehicles?

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$100 oil change!!???
For synthetic at a dealer, yes probably

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It's a 15mm. Holds 8 qts. Should cost your around 50-60 with the filter. Sometimes you can get 5 qts plus M1 filter for 30.00 then just buy the extra qts of oil.

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It's easy. Takes < 30 mins, and that's letting it drain for awhile.

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$100 oil change!!???
It will probably be $100 or more. And considering you need 8 quarts plus the filter...I can see a shop charging $100+ including labor. Just the oil and filter costed me about $70 at Auto Zone.

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How hard is it to change the oil on a 2011 ss.....is it better if I do it myself or go pay 100????
Just know that you have to use a specific oil. It is synthetic but it also has to meet GM standard GM4718M. Not all synthetic oils meet this standard so you have to be very careful and read the label. You can't just grab any syn oil. The job itself is simple and super easy, you should have no trouble at all. I used ramps...

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