2000 GMC Jimmy Oil Change

2000 GMC Jimmy Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedule for a 2000 GMC Jimmy? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

How Often to Change 2000 GMC Jimmy Oil

Need more info about 2000 GMC Jimmy oil changes? 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.”

GMC recommends having your 2000 GMC Jimmy’s motor oil changed at regular intervals. Check the interval for your vehicle mileage in the table above. Your Jimmy may need an oil change right away if your check engine/oil change 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 might need an oil change more frequently than what’s recommended by GMC if you regularly haul heavy loads, frequent dusty roads, adventure off-road, or drive at low speeds for long distances. Generally, getting more frequent oil changes won’t hurt your GMC Jimmy. Each oil change is actually another chance to check and resolve other car issues, such as worn brake pads or tire treads.

What Type of Oil Does My GMC Jimmy Need?

Whether you need high mileage oil, synthetic oil, or conventional oil, you'll find the right 2000 GMC Jimmy motor oil at Firestone Complete Auto Care. GMC has most likely outlined either synthetic or conventional as the best motor oil for your 2000 Jimmy. Motor oil reduces friction between engine components, keep the engine cool, and keep harmful substances from building up inside the engine. In an oil change service, an auto technician will change your Jimmy’s oil, replace and recycle your used oil and filter, inspect all of your other 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 Jimmy by considering your driving preferences, and mileage.

Types of Motor Oil for GMCs

Wondering if we carry the right motor oil for your GMC? We carry the best because your Jimmy deserves the best. Consult GMC's recommendations to select the right  2000 Jimmy 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 tested and trusted. For example, when tested in taxi fleets across North America, Quaker State was shown to provide 2x more protection than 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. For heavy-duty engines, there's Shell Rotella. It's expressly designed for gasoline and diesel engines that need to survive the toughest working conditions, and is uniquely strengthened to deliver increased wear protection, heightened performance in extreme temperatures, and improved oxidation resistance. Always refer to GMC's recommendations before going with a new or different motor oil for your 2000 GMC Jimmy.

Where Can I Get a GMC Jimmy Oil Change

The next time your GMC Jimmy needs an oil change, you’ll know where to get it. Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care carries some of the most reliable engine oils for GMC 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 2000 Jimmy oil change costs, call ahead. Make an appointment for an oil change service today and let the oil experts take care of your Jimmy's engine. Many stores are open late and on weekends 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.

2000 GMC Jimmy Oil Change Q&A

  • Why check the motor oil level in my GMC Jimmy? Engine oil lubricates moving parts in your engine. If your oil runs low, these components can grind against each other, generate excess heat, and eventually lead to GMC Jimmy engine failure. That’s why it’s best to check your oil levels and get your oil changed regularly.
  • How hard is it to change GMC Jimmy oil at home? First off, changing your own oil isn’t as easy as you’d think. You’ll have to buy special tools and figure out a way to recycle the old oil properly. Getting a professional oil change reduces the risk of something going wrong during the service, but it’ll also help your car perform smoothly down the road.
  • Why is my GMC Jimmy 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 the result of worn valve seals, fried piston rings, or worn cylinder walls.

Schedule an Oil Change for Your 2000 Jimmy

Help your 2000 Jimmy engine last longer with regular oil changes and lube service. Schedule an appointment now!