1983 Jeep CJ7 Oil Change Service

When to Change 1983 Jeep CJ7 Engine Oil

Need more info about 1983 Jeep CJ7 oil changes? Get the advice you need at 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.”

Your 1983 CJ7’s oil should be changed according to Jeep’s recommended oil change intervals. Check out mileage and month info for your CJ7 in the above table. Your CJ7 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, smell oil inside the vehicle, or notice an unusual amount of exhaust. You might need an oil change more frequently than what’s recommended by Jeep if you regularly haul heavy loads, drive in dusty terrain, adventure off-road, or go long distances at low speeds. Generally, getting more frequent oil changes won’t hurt your Jeep CJ7. 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 Jeep CJ7 Need?

Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has the right 1983 Jeep CJ7 motor oil: either synthetic or conventional. Jeep has specifically identified either synthetic or conventional as the best motor oil for your 1983 CJ7. Motor oil reduces friction between engine components, regulate engine temperature, and keep harmful substances from building up inside the engine. During an oil change, a technician will change your CJ7's oil, replace and recycle your used oil and oil filter, inspect the rest of your car’s filters, refill vital car 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 preferences, climate,

Types of Motor Oil for Jeeps

Wondering what motor oil brands you can find at Firestone Complete Auto Care? Your CJ7 engine deserves the very best, which is why we only stock the best! Consult Jeep's recommendations to select the right  1983 CJ7 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, 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] 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. But don't forget about Shell Rotella for heavy-duty engines. It's expressly designed for gasoline and diesel engines that need to overcome the strenuous working conditions, and is uniquely strengthened to deliver improved oxidation resistance, heightened performance in extreme temperatures, and increased wear protection. Always refer to Jeep's recommendations before going with a new or different motor oil for your 1983 Jeep CJ7.

Where to Get an Oil Change for Jeep CJ7

When it's time for a 1983 Jeep CJ7 oil change, you know where to go! Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has some of the best motor oil for Jeep CJ7s. We’ve got convenient appointment times to take care of you, with the right motor oil at the right price. Find out how much your Jeep CJ7 oil change will cost by calling ahead. Make an appointment for an oil change service today and let the oil experts take care of your CJ7'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.

1983 Jeep CJ7 Oil Change Questions

  • What can low oil do to my Jeep CJ7 engine? Motor oil lubricates important engine parts. If you're low or out of oil, these components can grind against each other, generate excess heat, and eventually lead to Jeep CJ7 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 Jeep CJ7 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 also with your vehicle down the road.
  • Why is my Jeep CJ7 spewing blue or gray exhaust smoke? Your engine could be burning oil due to a leak. It may be time for a pro to take a look. The leak could be caused by several issues like leaking valve seals, damaged piston rings, or old cylinder walls.

Schedule an Oil Change for Your 1983 CJ7

Help your 1983 CJ7 engine last longer with regular oil changes and lube service. Schedule an appointment now!