Oil Changes for 1984 Dodge Caravan

Schedule an Oil Change for Your 1984 Caravan

Help your 1984 Caravan engine last longer with regular oil changes and lube service. Schedule an appointment now!

When to Change 1984 Dodge Caravan Engine Oil

Looking for oil change recommendations for your 1984 Dodge Caravan? 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.”

Dodge recommends having your 1984 Dodge Caravan’s motor oil changed at regular intervals. See mileage and month specifics in the above table. No matter the mileage, your Caravan may need its oil changed ASAP if your check engine light is on, you hear knock knock knock coming from the engine, sense an oil smell in the cabin, or notice excess vehicle exhaust. You may also need an oil change more frequently than Dodge recommends if you 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 Dodge Caravan. 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 Type of Oil Does My Dodge Caravan Need?

Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has the right 1984 Dodge Caravan motor oil: either synthetic or conventional. Dodge has specifically identified either synthetic or conventional as the ideal engine oil for your 1984 Caravan. Motor oil helps lubricate the engine’s moving parts, keep the engine cool, and keep harmful substances from building up inside the engine. During an oil change, one of our techs will change your Caravan’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 Caravan by taking into account your driving habits, and mileage.

Types of Motor Oil for Dodges

Wondering if we carry the right motor oil for your Dodge? Your Caravan engine deserves the very best, which is why we only stock the best! Consult Dodge's recommendations to select the right  1984 Caravan 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. With so many motor oil brands in the market, why do we carry these brands? They are champions. 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. Then there's Shell Rotella heavy-duty engine oil. It's made for gasoline and diesel engines that need to overcome the strenuous working conditions, and is uniquely strengthened to deliver heightened performance in extreme temperatures, increased wear protection, and better oxidation resistance. Always refer to Dodge's recommendations before going with a new or different motor oil for your 1984 Dodge Caravan.

Where to Get an Oil Change for Dodge Caravan

The next time your Dodge Caravan needs an oil change, you’ll know where to get it. Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has some of the best motor oil for Dodge Caravans. We’ve got convenient appointment times to take care of you, with the right oil at the right price. Find out how much your Dodge Caravan oil change will cost by calling ahead. Get professional engine care by making an oil change appointment for your Caravan today. Many stores offer extended and weekend openings for your convenience.

[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.

1984 Dodge Caravan Oil Change Questions

  • Should I check my Dodge Caravan motor oil level? Engine oil is a lubricant for the moving parts in your engine. If your oil runs low, engine parts can grind together, overheat, and cause your Caravan’s engine to fail. That’s why you should check your oil and get it changed regularly.
  • Can I change my Dodge Caravan 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. 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 Dodge Caravan exhaust smoke grayish or blue? There could be an oil leak and your engine is burning oil. Time to have a qualified technician check things out. The leak could be the result of worn valve seals, fried piston rings, or damaged cylinder walls.