Help your 1983 Buick Skylark run newer, longer with routine oil changes. Schedule your oil change appointment today.
Looking for oil change recommendations for your 1983 Buick Skylark? Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care! We're experts in more than 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.”
Buick recommends changing your 1983 Skylark’s oil at regular intervals. See mileage and month specifics in the above table. No matter the mileage, your Skylark may need its oil changed ASAP if your check engine light is on, you hear knocking sounds coming from the engine, sense an oil smell in the cabin, or notice an unusual amount of exhaust. You may also need an oil change more frequently than Buick recommends if you haul heavy loads, frequent dusty roads, adventure off-road, or go at low speeds on long distance trips. In general, being extra-diligent about oil changes won’t damage your Buick Skylark. In fact, every oil change is an opportunity to diagnose and treat any other issues, such as bad brakes or a failing battery.
Whether you need high mileage oil, synthetic oil, or conventional oil, you'll find the right 1983 Buick Skylark motor oil at Firestone Complete Auto Care. Buick has recommendations as to whether conventional or synthetic oil is the best oil for 1983 Buick Skylark vehicles. This oil helps lubricate engine parts, regulate engine temperature, and keep harmful substances from building up inside the engine. In an oil change service, an auto technician will change your Skylark’s oil, replace and recycle your used oil and oil filter, check all of your other filters, top-off essential fluids, and visually inspect the rest of the vehicle. You can drive easy knowing that we strive to do what's best for your vehicle and take into account your driving preferences, weather and road conditions,
Wondering if we carry the right motor oil for your Buick? We carry the best because your Skylark deserves the best. Check your owner's manual and talk with a technician to select the right Buick Skylark 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 are plenty of motor oils on the market today, so why do we prefer these brands? They are champions. For example, Quaker State was shown to provide 2x more protection than the industry standard when tested in taxi fleets across the country.  Pennzoil is another option. Pennzoil Synthetics are the most technologically advanced, fully formulated motor oils available and exceed current industry and manufacturer requirements. Then there's Shell Rotella heavy-duty engine oil. It's expressly designed for gasoline and diesel engines that need to overcome the strenuous working conditions, and is uniquely fortified to offer improved oxidation resistance, heightened performance in extreme temperatures, and increased wear protection. For help selecting the right motor oil for your 1983 Buick Skylark, defer to Buick's recommendations.
When the time for your Skylark’s next oil change rolls around, you know where to go! Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care carries some of the most reliable engine oils for Buick vehicles. We’ve got convenient appointment times to take care of you, with the right oil at the right price. To find out how much a 1983 Skylark oil change costs, call ahead. Make an appointment for an oil change service today and let the oil experts take care of your Skylark's engine. Many stores are open late and on weekends for your convenience.
 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.