1994 BMW 318is Oil Change Service

How Often to Get 1994 BMW 318is Oil Changes

Need more info about 1994 BMW 318is oil changes? Look no further than 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, like our maintenance technician Brianna says, “Oil is the blood of the engine. It’s the #1 thing you can do for your car.”

BMW recommends having your 1994 BMW 318is’s motor oil changed at regular intervals. Check out mileage and month info for your 318is in the above table. Your 318is may need an oil change right away if your check engine/oil change light is on, you hear engine knocking, sense an oil smell in the cabin, or notice excess vehicle exhaust. You may also need an oil change more frequently than BMW recommends if you haul heavy loads, drive in dusty terrain, adventure off-road, or go at low speeds on long distance trips. Generally, getting more frequent oil changes won’t hurt your BMW 318is. Each oil change is actually another chance to check and resolve other car issues, such as worn brake pads or tire treads.

What Kind of Oil Should I Get for My BMW 318is?

Whether it’s synthetic, conventional, or a blend of both — your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has the right oil for your BMW 318is. BMW has specifically identified either synthetic or conventional as the best oil for 1994 BMW 318is vehicles. This oil helps lubricate engine parts, keep the engine cool, and keep harmful substances from building up inside the engine. During an oil change, one of our techs will change your 318is’s oil, replace and recycle your used oil and oil filter, inspect all of your other filters, top-off important fluids, and visually inspect the rest of the vehicle. You can rest assured knowing that we seek to do what’s best for your 318is by considering your driving style, and mileage.

Types of Motor Oil for BMWs

Wondering if we carry the right motor oil for your BMW? Your 318is engine deserves the very best, which is why we only stock the best! Check your owner's manual and talk with a technician to select the right BMW 318is oil, whether it's Quaker State® Advanced Durability™ conventional oil, Pennzoil® High Mileage Vehicle® motor oil, Pennzoil Platinum® Full Synthetic motor oil with PurePlus™ Technology, or Shell Rotella® heavy-duty engine oil. There's a reason we carry these motor oil brands. They are proven winners. For instance, Quaker State was shown to provide 2x more protection than the industry standard when tested in taxi fleets across the country. [1] There's also Pennzoil. Unlike traditional synthetic motor oils, the Pennzoil Platinum® Full Synthetic line of motor oils with PurePlus® Technology is formulated from pure natural gas, which helps lead to better performance. But don't forget about Shell Rotella for heavy-duty engines. It's expressly designed for gasoline and diesel engines that need to withstand rugged conditions, and is fortified to deliver improved oxidation resistance, heightened performance in extreme temperatures, and increased wear protection. For help picking the correct motor oil for your 1994 BMW 318is, refer to BMW's recommendations first.

Where Can I Get a BMW 318is Oil Change

When the time for your 318is’s next oil change rolls around, you’ll know where to get it. Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has some of the best motor oil for BMW 318iss. We’ll take care of you and your car at your convenience, with the right motor oil at the right price. Find out how much your BMW 318is oil change will cost by calling ahead. Get professional engine care by making an oil change appointment for your 318is today. 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.

1994 BMW 318is Oil Change Q&A

  • Should I check my BMW 318is motor oil level? Motor oil lubricates important engine parts. If your oil runs low, engine parts can grind together, overheat, and cause your 318is’s engine to fail. That’s why it’s best to check your oil levels and get your oil changed regularly.
  • How hard is it to change BMW 318is 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. Having your oil changed professionally can not only reduce the risk of something going wrong during the service, but also help your car perform down the road.
  • Why is my BMW 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. The leak could be the result of worn valve seals, fried piston rings, or worn cylinder walls.

Schedule an Oil Change for Your 1994 318is

Help your 1994 318is engine last longer with regular oil changes and lube service. Schedule an appointment now!