1993 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban Oil Change

1993 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedule for a 1993 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

How Often to Get 1993 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban Oil Changes

Looking for oil change recommendations for your 1993 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban? Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care! We are experts in car care — not just tires. Oil and lube services are also our specialties. 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.”

Chevrolet recommends having your 1993 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban’s motor oil changed at regular intervals. Check the interval for your vehicle mileage in the table above. Outside of Chevrolet-recommended oil change intervals, your C1500 Suburban may need an oil change if your check engine light is on, you hear engine knocking, sense an oil smell in the cabin, or see an excess amount of vehicle exhaust. You might need an oil change more frequently than what’s recommended by Chevrolet if you regularly haul heavy loads, drive in dusty areas, adventure off-road, or drive at low speeds for long distances. In general, being extra-diligent about oil changes won’t damage your Chevrolet C1500 Suburban. In fact, more frequent oil changes give our technicians more opportunities to catch and alert you to any issues, like worn brake pads or a weak battery.

What Kind of Oil Should I Get for My Chevrolet C1500 Suburban?

Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has the right 1993 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban motor oil: either synthetic or conventional. Chevrolet has recommendations as to whether conventional or synthetic oil is the best motor oil for your 1993 C1500 Suburban. This oil helps lubricate engine parts, keep the engine cool, and prevent harmful substances from accumulating in the engine. In an oil change service, an auto technician will change your C1500 Suburban’s oil, replace and recycle your used oil and oil filter, inspect all of your other filters, top-off important fluids, and perform a free inspection on the rest of your vehicle. You can drive easy knowing that we strive to do what's best for your vehicle and take into account your driving style, and the number of miles on your odometer.

Types of Motor Oil for Chevrolets

What motor oils are available at Firestone Complete Auto Care? We stock outstanding motor oils because that's what your engine deserves. Consult Chevrolet's recommendations to select the right  1993 C1500 Suburban 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's a reason we carry these motor oil brands. They are proven winners. For example, Quaker State was shown to provide 2x more protection than the industry standard when tested in taxi fleets across the country. [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. But don't forget about Shell Rotella for heavy-duty engines. It's made for gasoline and diesel engines that need to overcome the strenuous working conditions, and is fortified to deliver heightened performance in extreme temperatures, increased wear protection, and better oxidation resistance. For help picking the correct motor oil for your 1993 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban, refer to Chevrolet's recommendations first.

Where Can I Get a Chevrolet C1500 Suburban Oil Change

The next time your Chevrolet C1500 Suburban needs an oil change, you know where to turn. Your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care has the ideal oil for your C1500 Suburban’s engine. We'll take care of you quickly, with the right engine oil at a competitive price. Find out how much your Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 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 C1500 Suburban'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.

Oil Change Q&A for Your 1993 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban

  • Should I check my Chevrolet C1500 Suburban motor oil level? Motor oil lubricates important engine parts. If your oil runs low, these components can grind against each other, generate excess heat, and cause your Chevrolet C1500 Suburban engine to fail. That’s why you should check your oil and get it changed regularly.
  • How hard is it to change Chevrolet C1500 Suburban oil at home? Changing your own oil isn't as convenient as you might think. It requires special tools and old oil must be disposed of properly. Having your oil professionally changed reduces the chances of something going wrong with the oil change, but also help your car perform down the road.
  • Why is my Chevrolet C1500 Suburban spewing blue or gray exhaust smoke? 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. The leak could be caused by several issues like leaking valve seals, blown piston rings, or damaged cylinder walls.

Get an Oil Change for Your Chevrolet C1500 Suburban

Help your 1993 C1500 Suburban engine last longer with regular oil changes and lube service. Schedule an appointment now!