1986 Cadillac Cimarron Oil Change

Get Your Cadillac Cimarron Oil Changed

Help your 1986 Cimarron engine last longer with regular oil changes and lube service. Schedule an appointment now!

When to Change 1986 Cadillac Cimarron Engine Oil

Not sure how or where to get your Cadillac Cimarron’s oil changed? Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care! We're experts in more than tires. We know all about 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.”

Cadillac recommends changing your 1986 Cimarron’s oil at regular intervals. See mileage and month specifics in the above table. Your Cimarron may need an oil change right away if your check engine/oil change light is on, you hear knock knock knock coming from the engine, smell oil inside the vehicle, or notice an unusual amount of exhaust. You might need an oil change more frequently than what’s recommended by Cadillac if you regularly haul heavy loads, drive in dusty terrain, go off-roading a lot, or drive at low speeds for long distances. Generally, getting more frequent oil changes won’t hurt your Cadillac Cimarron. 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 Cadillac Cimarron Need?

Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has the right 1986 Cadillac Cimarron motor oil: either synthetic or conventional. Cadillac has specifically identified either synthetic or conventional as the best oil for 1986 Cadillac Cimarron vehicles. Motor oil reduces friction between engine components, maintain proper engine temperature, and prevent the build-up of harmful substances within the engine. During an oil change, an auto technician will change your Cimarron’s oil, replace and recycle your used oil and filter, inspect the rest of your car’s filters, top-off important fluids, and perform a courtesy inspection on your entire vehicle. You can drive with confidence knowing that we look out for you and your Cimarron by taking into account your driving style, weather and road conditions,

Types of Motor Oil for Cadillacs

What motor oils are available at Firestone Complete Auto Care? Your Cimarron 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 Cadillac Cimarron 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. With so many motor oil brands in the market, why do we carry these 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] Pennzoil is another option. 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 specifically designed for diesel and gasoline engines that need to survive the toughest working conditions, and is uniquely fortified to offer improved oxidation resistance, heightened performance in extreme temperatures, and increased wear protection. Always refer to Cadillac's recommendations before going with a new or different motor oil for your 1986 Cadillac Cimarron.

Where to Get an Oil Change for Cadillac Cimarron

When it's time for a 1986 Cadillac Cimarron oil change, you’ll know where to get it. Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care carries some of the most reliable engine oils for Cadillac vehicles. We'll take care of you quickly, with the right motor oil at the right price. Find out how much your Cadillac Cimarron oil change will cost by calling ahead. Make an appointment for an oil change service today and let the oil experts take care of your Cimarron's engine. For your convenience, many of our stores are open late and on weekends!

[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.

1986 Cadillac Cimarron Oil Change Q&A

  • What can low oil do to my Cadillac Cimarron engine? Engine oil lubricates moving parts in your engine. If your oil reservoir is low or empty, engine parts can grind together, overheat, and cause your Cimarron’s engine to fail. That’s why you’re better off checking your oil levels and investing in routine lube services.
  • Can I change my Cadillac Cimarron oil at home? Changing your own oil isn't as convenient as you might think. You’ll have to figure out how to properly dispose of the oil and buy special tools. Getting a professional oil change reduces the risk of something going wrong during the service, but also help your car perform down the road.
  • Why is my Cadillac exhaust smoke gray or blue? You could have an oil leak and have a case of burning oil. Looks like it’s time for a professional to take a look. A leak can be caused by a variety of issues including faulty valve seals, fried piston rings, or old cylinder walls.
  • Who can change the oil on my Cadillac Cimarron? Firestone Complete Auto Care is here to care for your vehicle with our Cadillac Cimarron oil changes and more. Our expert technicians will also suggest the best oil for your vehicle, address oil leaks, and swap out your oil filter.
  • What can cause the oil light on my Cadillac Cimarron to illuminate? The oil change light in your Cadillac Cimarron could be triggered by an overdue oil change. However, if the oil pressure light is on, you may be dealing with low engine oil, a failing oil pump, a clogged oil filter, or a malfunctioning oil pressure sensor.
  • Does my Cimarron's oil filter need to be changed during my oil change? It's recommended that you replace your Cadillac Cimarron oil filter with every oil change. Otherwise, you send fresh, clean motor oil through a dirty filter. That's like putting on muddy socks after a shower.