Oil Can Henry’s Franchise

Last Updated on August 1, 2012 by DeanR

Oil Can Henry’s Franchise Information

Oil Can Henry’s is a franchise for a business providing automotive lubrication and filter maintenance.

It was founded in 1978 and started franchising in 1988. They have now served millions of customers providing services such as their signature 20-point full-service oil change and Gear box service. Their locations do not have a waiting lounge for the purpose that they are educated with everything being done to their vehicle. They are provided with a free newspaper and they can stay inside their vehicle while observing the profession technicians do their job. They even have the CastrolCam which is placed beside the customer’s window so that they can see everything that the technician is doing even if it was under the vehicle. They aim to involve the customer on the process and educate them on how their vehicle works.

They also provide a Service Review that they run through with the customer after the service is completed. They now have 59 locations in different states such as California, Arizona, Idaho, Colorado, Washington, and Oregon. They have 29 locations that are company owned.

What services do they provide at Oil Can Henry’s?

Their Famous 20-Point Full-Service Oil Change includes new oil and filter, wash windshield, lubricate chassis, under chassis visual inspection, and under hood visual inspection. They will also check and fill your battery, power steering fluid, front and rear differential, transmission and transaxle, radiator coolant recovery level, transfer case, tire pressure, and windshield washer fluid. Also included are the checking and inspecting of air filter, brake fluid, PCV Valve, crankcase breather, windshield wipers, and lights.

Their Full-Service Supreme includes maintaining your engine’s performance, extending your engine’s life, oil system cleaner, and fuel system cleaner. Other maintenance services includes air conditioning recharge, automatic transmission flush, air filter replacement, cooling system flush, cabin air filter replacement, fuel filter replacement, engine flush, light bulb replacement, gearbox fluid service, power steering flush, PCV Valve replacement, wiper blade replacement, and serpentine belt replacement. They also provide fuel system cleaner, total kleen out fuel, and oil system cleaner.

Cost and requirements on running a Oil Can Henry’s franchise

You need to have a net worth of $500,000 and a total liquid asset of at least $150,000. Expect to be investing about $235,000 to $298,000. The cost of Oil Can Henry’s franchise fee is $25,000 with an on-going royalty fee of 5.5%. This is for a 15 year term agreement. You will need about four to 15 employees to run one location. They allow multi-unit ownership. The do not allow absentee ownership.

What is included in the franchise package?

There will be five to six weeks training at the headquarters, more than 10 days training at your location, and on-going training as you request. You will be receiving newsletters and a toll free phone number. You will be provided assistance at the grand opening and given access to the internet. Expect to be attending meetings and receiving occasional field evaluations. For marketing support, there will be ad slicks and regional advertising.

Oil Can Henry’s Contact Details

You may reach them at:

Phone: (800) 765-6244 or (503) 783-3888

Email: info@oilcanhenry.com

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