1988 Audi 80 Oil Change Service

When to Change 1988 Audi 80 Engine Oil

Not sure how or where to get your Audi 80’s oil changed? Get the advice you need at Firestone Complete Auto Care! We are experts in car care — not just tires. We know the ins and outs of motor oil, too. After all, "Oil is the blood of the engine. It's the #1 thing you can do for your car," says our maintenance technician, Brianna.

Your 1988 80’s oil should be changed according to Audi’s recommended oil change intervals. Check out mileage and month info for your 80 in the above table. Your 80 may need an oil change right away if your check engine/oil change light is on, you hear knocking sounds coming from the engine, smell oil inside the car, or notice excess vehicle exhaust. You may also need an oil change more frequently than Audi recommends if you haul heavy loads, drive in dusty areas, go off-roading a lot, or drive at low speeds for long distances. More frequent oil changes generally won't harm your Audi 80. Each oil change is actually another chance to check and resolve other car issues, such as worn brake pads or tire treads.

What Type of Oil Does My Audi 80 Need?

Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has the right 1988 Audi 80 motor oil: either synthetic or conventional. Audi has most likely outlined either synthetic or conventional as the best oil for 1988 Audi 80 vehicles. Motor oil helps lubricate the engine’s moving parts, regulate engine temperature, and keep harmful substances from building up inside the engine. During an oil change, a technician will change your 80's oil, replace and recycle your used oil and filter, check all of your other filters, refill vital car fluids, and visually inspect the rest of the vehicle. You can drive with confidence knowing that we look out for you and your 80 by taking into account your driving habits, weather and road conditions,

Types of Motor Oil for Audis

What motor oils are available at Firestone Complete Auto Care? We carry the best because your 80 deserves the best. Consult Audi's recommendations to select the right  1988 80 oil and talk with a teammate to learn more about our oil options: Quaker State® Advanced Durability™ conventional oil, Pennzoil® High Mileage Vehicle® motor oil, Pennzoil Platinum® Full Synthetic motor oil with PurePlus™ Technology, and Shell Rotella® heavy-duty engine oil. There are plenty of motor oils on the market today, so why do we prefer these brands? They are tested and trusted. For example, when tested on taxi fleets from coast to coast, Quaker State was shown to provide double the protection when compared to the industry standard. [1] And Pennzoil? Pennzoil Synthetics are the most technologically advanced, fully formulated motor oils available and exceed current industry and manufacturer requirements. For heavy-duty engines, there's Shell Rotella. It's expressly designed for gasoline and diesel engines that need to withstand rugged conditions, and is uniquely fortified to offer increased wear protection, heightened performance in extreme temperatures, and improved oxidation resistance. For help selecting the right motor oil for your 1988 Audi 80, defer to Audi's recommendations.

Where to Get an Oil Change for Audi 80

When it's time for a 1988 Audi 80 oil change, you know where to go! Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has some of the best motor oil for Audi 80s. We’ll take care of you and your car at your convenience, with the right oil at the right price. To find out how much a 1988 80 oil change costs, call ahead. Make an appointment for an oil change service today and let the oil experts take care of your 80's engine. Many stores offer extended and weekend openings for your convenience.

[1] ILSAC GF-5 represents the latest performance standard set by the International Lubricant Standardization and Approval Committee (ILSAC), a joint effort of U.S. and Japanese automobile manufacturers. Most automobile manufacturers are expected to recommend oils that meet ILSAC GF-5. API SN is the most recent service category issued by API’s Lubricants Group. Oils meeting API SN and the new “Resource Conserving” designation meet all ILSAC GF-5 performance requirements.

Oil Change Q&A for Your 1988 Audi 80

  • Should I check my Audi 80 motor oil level? Engine oil is a lubricant for the moving parts in your engine. If you're low or out of oil, engine parts can grind together, generate excess heat, and eventually lead to Audi 80 engine failure. That’s why you’re better off checking your oil levels and investing in routine lube services.
  • How hard is it to change Audi 80 oil at home? First off, changing your own oil isn’t as easy as you’d think. You’ll have to buy special tools and figure out a way to recycle the old oil properly. Getting a professional oil change reduces the risk of something going wrong during the service, but it’ll also help your car perform smoothly down the road.
  • Why is my Audi exhaust smoke gray or blue? You could have an oil leak and have a case of burning oil. It may be time for a pro to take a look. A leak can be caused by a variety of issues including faulty valve seals, fried piston rings, or damaged cylinder walls.

Get an Oil Change for Your Audi 80

Help your 1988 80 engine last longer with regular oil changes and lube service. Schedule an appointment now!