1999 Chevrolet Cavalier Oil Change

1999 Chevrolet Cavalier Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedule for a 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

How Often to Get 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier Oil Changes

Not sure how or where to get your Chevrolet Cavalier’s oil changed? Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care! We are experts in car care — not just tires. Oil and lube services are also our specialties. We couldn’t put it better than our technician, Brianna. She likes to explain to customers that, “Oil is the blood of the engine. It’s the #1 thing you can do for your car.”

Your 1999 Cavalier’s oil should be changed according to Chevrolet’s recommended oil change intervals. Check the interval for your vehicle mileage in the table above. No matter the mileage, your Cavalier may need its oil changed ASAP if your check engine light is on, you hear knocking sounds coming from the engine, smell oil inside the vehicle, 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 go long distances at low speeds. More frequent oil changes generally won't harm your Chevrolet Cavalier. In fact, every oil change is an opportunity to diagnose and treat any other issues, such as bad brakes or a failing battery.

What Kind of Oil Should I Get for My Chevrolet Cavalier?

Whether you need high mileage oil, synthetic oil, or conventional oil, you'll find the right 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier motor oil at Firestone Complete Auto Care. Chevrolet has recommendations as to whether conventional or synthetic oil is the best oil for 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier vehicles. Motor oil helps lubricate the engine’s moving parts, regulate engine temperature, and prevent harmful substances from accumulating in the engine. In an oil change service, a technician will change your Cavalier's oil, replace and recycle your used oil and oil filter, inspect the rest of your car’s 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 Cavalier by considering your driving style, and odometer.

Types of Motor Oil for Chevrolets

Wondering if we carry the right motor oil for your Chevrolet? We carry the best because your Cavalier deserves the best. Talk with a teammate and consult your owner's manual before picking a motor oil. At Firestone Complete Auto Care, you can choose from the following oils: 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 champions. 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] There's also Pennzoil. Pennzoil Synthetics feature the capabilities to advance with vehicle technology to offer complete protection for not only the engines of today, but also the engines of tomorrow. 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 fortified to deliver heightened performance in extreme temperatures, increased wear protection, and better oxidation resistance. For help selecting the right motor oil for your 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier, defer to Chevrolet's recommendations.

Where Can I Get a Chevrolet Cavalier Oil Change

When the time for your Cavalier’s next oil change rolls around, you know where to turn. Your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care has the ideal oil for your Cavalier’s engine. We’ve got convenient appointment times to take care of you, with the right oil at the right price. Find out how much your Chevrolet Cavalier 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 Cavalier'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 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier

  • Why check the motor oil level in my Chevrolet Cavalier? Motor oil lubricates important engine parts. If your oil reservoir is low or empty, these parts can grind together, generate excess heat, and cause your Cavalier’s engine to fail. That’s why you’re better off checking your oil levels and investing in routine lube services.
  • How hard is it to change Chevrolet Cavalier oil at home? Changing engine oil at home isn’t as simple as it’s made out to be. 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 it’ll also help your car perform smoothly down the road.
  • Why is my Chevrolet Cavalier exhaust smoke grayish 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 old cylinder walls.

Get an Oil Change for Your Chevrolet Cavalier

Help your 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier run newer, longer with routine oil changes. Schedule your oil change appointment today.