1994 GMC K1500 Oil Change Service

Get an Oil Change for Your GMC K1500

Help your 1994 GMC K1500 run newer, longer with routine oil changes. Schedule your oil change appointment today.

1994 GMC K1500 Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedule for a 1994 GMC K1500? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

How Often to Get 1994 GMC K1500 Oil Changes

Not sure how or where to get your GMC K1500’s oil changed? Get the advice you need at Firestone Complete Auto Care! We are experts in car care — not just 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.”

GMC recommends changing your 1994 K1500’s oil at regular intervals. See mileage and month specifics in the above table. Outside of GMC-recommended oil change intervals, your K1500 may need an oil change if your check engine light is on, you hear engine knocking, smell oil inside the vehicle, or see an excess amount of vehicle exhaust. You may also need an oil change more frequently than GMC recommends if you haul heavy loads, drive in dusty areas, enjoy off-roading, or go long distances at low speeds. In general, being extra-diligent about oil changes won’t damage your GMC K1500. In fact, every oil change is an opportunity to diagnose and treat any other issues, such as bad brakes or a failing battery.

What Type of Oil Does My GMC K1500 Need?

Whether you need high mileage oil, synthetic oil, or conventional oil, you'll find the right 1994 GMC K1500 motor oil at Firestone Complete Auto Care. GMC has specifically identified either synthetic or conventional as the best motor oil for your 1994 K1500. This oil helps lubricate engine parts, maintain proper engine temperature, and prevent harmful substances from accumulating in the engine. In an oil change service, one of our techs will change your K1500’s oil, replace and recycle the old oil and filter, inspect the rest of your car’s filters, refill vital car fluids, and visually inspect the rest of the vehicle. You can drive easy knowing that we strive to do what's best for your vehicle and take into account your driving preferences, weather and road conditions,

Types of Motor Oil for GMCs

Wondering what motor oil brands you can find at Firestone Complete Auto Care? We carry the best because your K1500 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 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] Pennzoil is another option. Pennzoil Synthetics are the most technologically advanced, fully formulated motor oils available and exceed current industry and manufacturer requirements. But don't forget about Shell Rotella for heavy-duty engines. It's expressly designed for gasoline and diesel engines that need to withstand rugged conditions, and is uniquely strengthened to deliver improved oxidation resistance, heightened performance in extreme temperatures, and increased wear protection. For help selecting the right motor oil for your 1994 GMC K1500, defer to GMC's recommendations.

Where to Get an Oil Change for GMC K1500

When it's time for a 1994 GMC K1500 oil change, you know where to turn. Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has some of the best motor oil for GMC K1500s. We’ll take care of you and your car at your convenience, with the right motor oil at the right price. To find out how much a 1994 K1500 oil change costs, call ahead. Make an appointment for an oil change service today and let the oil experts take care of your K1500'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.

1994 GMC K1500 Oil Change Q&A

  • What can low oil do to my GMC K1500 engine? Motor oil lubricates important engine parts. If your oil reservoir is low or empty, engine parts can grind together, overheat, and cause your K1500’s engine to fail. That’s why you should check your oil and get it changed regularly.
  • Can I change my GMC K1500 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. Getting a professional oil change reduces the risk of something going wrong during the service, but also help your car perform down the road.
  • Why is my GMC K1500 exhaust smoke grayish or blue? Your engine could be burning oil due to a leak. It may be time for a pro to take a look. A leak can be caused by a variety of issues including faulty valve seals, damaged piston rings, or worn cylinder walls.