2003 Hyundai Tiburon Oil Change

2003 Hyundai Tiburon Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedule for a 2003 Hyundai Tiburon? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

How Often to Change 2003 Hyundai Tiburon Oil

Looking for oil change recommendations for your 2003 Hyundai Tiburon? Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care! We are experts in car care — not just tires. Oil and lube services are also our specialties. After all, "Oil is the blood of the engine. It's the #1 thing you can do for your car," says our maintenance technician, Brianna.

Your 2003 Tiburon’s oil should be changed according to Hyundai’s recommended oil change intervals. See mileage and month specifics in the above table. No matter the mileage, your Tiburon 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 an unusual amount of exhaust. You may also need an oil change more frequently than Hyundai recommends if you haul heavy loads, frequent dusty roads, adventure off-road, or go long distances at low speeds. In general, being extra-diligent about oil changes won’t damage your Hyundai Tiburon. Each oil change is actually another chance to check and resolve other car issues, such as worn brake pads or tire treads.

What’s the Right Type of Oil for 2003 Hyundai Tiburon?

Whether it’s synthetic, conventional, or a blend of both — your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has the right oil for your Hyundai Tiburon. Hyundai has recommendations as to whether conventional or synthetic oil is the best motor oil for your 2003 Tiburon. Motor oil helps lubricate the engine’s moving parts, regulate engine temperature, and prevent harmful substances from accumulating in the engine. During an oil change, an auto technician will change your Tiburon’s oil, replace and recycle your used oil and filter, inspect all of your other filters, top-off essential fluids, and perform a free inspection on the rest of your vehicle. You can drive easy knowing that we strive to do what's best for your vehicle and take into account your driving style, and mileage.

Types of Motor Oil for Hyundais

Wondering if we carry the right motor oil for your Hyundai? Your Tiburon engine deserves the very best, which is why we only stock 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. With so many motor oil brands in the market, why do we carry these brands? They are tested and trusted. 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 are the most technologically advanced, fully formulated motor oils available and exceed current industry and manufacturer requirements. For heavy-duty engines, there's Shell Rotella. It's made for gasoline and diesel engines that need to overcome the strenuous working conditions, and is uniquely fortified to offer improved oxidation resistance, heightened performance in extreme temperatures, and increased wear protection. For help selecting the right motor oil for your 2003 Hyundai Tiburon, defer to Hyundai's recommendations.

Where to Go for 2003 Hyundai Tiburon Oil Change

When it's time for a 2003 Hyundai Tiburon oil change, you’ll know where to get it. Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has some of the best motor oil for Hyundai Tiburons. We'll take care of you quickly, with the right engine oil at a competitive price. Find out how much your Hyundai Tiburon oil change will cost by calling ahead. Get professional engine care by making an oil change appointment for your Tiburon today. 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 2003 Hyundai Tiburon

  • Why check the motor oil level in my Hyundai Tiburon? Engine oil is a lubricant for the moving parts in your engine. If your oil runs low, these components can grind against each other, overheat, and eventually lead to Hyundai Tiburon 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 Hyundai Tiburon 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. 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 Hyundai Tiburon exhaust smoke grayish or blue? Your engine could be burning oil due to a leak. Looks like it’s time for a professional to take a look. A leak can be caused by a variety of issues including faulty valve seals, blown piston rings, or worn cylinder walls.

Schedule an Oil Change for Your 2003 Tiburon

Give your Tiburon’s engine a little TLC with routine oil changes. Schedule your next appointment today.