Oil Changes for 2008 Chevrolet Avalanche

How Often to Change 2008 Chevrolet Avalanche Oil

Looking for oil change recommendations for your 2008 Chevrolet Avalanche? Turn to 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.”

Your 2008 Avalanche’s oil should be changed according to Chevrolet’s recommended oil change intervals. Check out mileage and month info for your Avalanche in the above table. Outside of Chevrolet-recommended oil change intervals, your Avalanche may need an oil change if your check engine light is on, you hear knock knock knock coming from the engine, smell oil inside the vehicle, or notice excess vehicle exhaust. You might need an oil change more frequently than what’s recommended by Chevrolet if you regularly haul heavy loads, frequent dusty roads, adventure off-road, or drive at low speeds for long distances. More frequent oil changes generally won't harm your Chevrolet Avalanche. 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 Chevrolet Avalanche?

Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has the right 2008 Chevrolet Avalanche motor oil: either synthetic or conventional. Chevrolet has specifically identified either synthetic or conventional as the ideal engine oil for your 2008 Avalanche. Motor oil reduces friction between engine components, maintain proper engine temperature, and keep harmful substances from building up inside the engine. In an oil change service, a technician will change your Avalanche's oil, replace and recycle the old 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 Avalanche by taking into account your driving preferences, and mileage.

Types of Motor Oil for Chevrolets

Wondering if we carry the right motor oil for your Chevrolet? We stock outstanding motor oils because that's what your engine deserves. Consult Chevrolet's recommendations to select the right  2008 Avalanche 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 instance, 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? 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. For heavy-duty engines, there's Shell Rotella. It's expressly designed for gasoline and diesel engines that need to overcome the strenuous working conditions, and is uniquely strengthened to deliver increased wear protection, heightened performance in extreme temperatures, and improved oxidation resistance. For help picking the correct motor oil for your 2008 Chevrolet Avalanche, refer to Chevrolet's recommendations first.

Where Can I Get a Chevrolet Avalanche Oil Change

When the time for your Avalanche’s next oil change rolls around, you know where to turn. Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care carries some of the most reliable engine oils for Chevrolet vehicles. 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 2008 Avalanche oil change costs, call ahead. Let the experts take care of your Avalanche’s engine by making an oil change appointment today. 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.

2008 Chevrolet Avalanche Oil Change Questions

  • Should I check my Chevrolet Avalanche motor oil level? Motor oil lubricates important engine parts. If you're low or out of oil, these components can grind against each other, overheat, and cause your Chevrolet Avalanche engine to fail. That’s why you should check your oil and get it changed regularly.
  • Can I change my Chevrolet Avalanche oil at home? First off, changing your own oil isn’t as easy as you’d think. It requires special tools and old oil must be disposed of properly. 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 Chevrolet Avalanche exhaust smoke grayish or blue? There could be an oil leak and your engine is burning oil. Looks like it’s time for a professional to take a look. The leak could be the result of worn valve seals, fried piston rings, or damaged cylinder walls.

Get an Oil Change for Your Chevrolet Avalanche

Help your 2008 Chevrolet Avalanche run newer, longer with routine oil changes. Schedule your oil change appointment today.