2001 Chrysler 300M Oil Change

2001 Chrysler 300M Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedule for a 2001 Chrysler 300M? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

How Often to Change 2001 Chrysler 300M Oil

Need more info about 2001 Chrysler 300M oil changes? 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.”

Chrysler recommends having your 2001 Chrysler 300M’s motor oil changed at regular intervals. See mileage and month specifics in the above table. Outside of Chrysler-recommended oil change intervals, your 300M may need an oil change if your check engine light is on, you hear knock knock knock coming from the engine, sense an oil smell in the cabin, or see an excess amount of vehicle exhaust. You may also need an oil change more frequently than Chrysler recommends if you haul heavy loads, drive in dusty areas, enjoy off-roading, or go long distances at low speeds. Generally, getting more frequent oil changes won’t hurt your Chrysler 300M. 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 Chrysler 300M?

Whether you need high mileage oil, synthetic oil, or conventional oil, you'll find the right 2001 Chrysler 300M motor oil at Firestone Complete Auto Care. Chrysler has recommendations as to whether conventional or synthetic oil is the best oil for 2001 Chrysler 300M vehicles. Motor oil reduces friction between engine components, keep the engine cool, and prevent harmful substances from accumulating in the engine. During an oil change, a technician will change your 300M's oil, replace and recycle your used oil and filter, check all of your other filters, refill vital car fluids, and visually inspect the rest of the vehicle. You can rest assured knowing that we seek to do what’s best for your 300M by considering your driving preferences, and mileage.

Types of Motor Oil for Chryslers

What motor oils are available at Firestone Complete Auto Care? We carry the best because your 300M deserves the best. Consult Chrysler's recommendations to select the right  2001 300M 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 tested and trusted. For example, 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. 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 fortified to offer heightened performance in extreme temperatures, increased wear protection, and better oxidation resistance. For help picking the correct motor oil for your 2001 Chrysler 300M, refer to Chrysler's recommendations first.

Where to Go for 2001 Chrysler 300M Oil Change

When it's time for a 2001 Chrysler 300M oil change, you know where to go! Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has some of the best motor oil for Chrysler 300Ms. We’ll take care of you and your car at your convenience, with the right engine oil at a competitive price. To find out how much a 2001 300M oil change costs, call ahead. Make an appointment for an oil change service today and let the oil experts take care of your 300M'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.

2001 Chrysler 300M Oil Change Q&A

  • Why check the motor oil level in my Chrysler 300M? Engine oil lubricates moving parts in your engine. If your oil reservoir is low or empty, these components can grind against each other, generate excess heat, and eventually lead to Chrysler 300M engine failure. That’s why you’re better off checking your oil levels and investing in routine lube services.
  • How hard is it to change Chrysler 300M 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. Having your oil changed professionally can not only reduce the risk of something going wrong during the service, but also help your car perform down the road.
  • Why is my Chrysler 300M 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, blown piston rings, or old cylinder walls.

Get Your Chrysler 300M Oil Changed

Help your 2001 Chrysler 300M run newer, longer with routine oil changes. Schedule your oil change appointment today.