1994 Mazda Miata Oil Change Service

1994 Mazda Miata Maintenance Schedule

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

How Often to Change 1994 Mazda Miata Oil

Looking for oil change recommendations for your 1994 Mazda Miata? Get the advice you need at 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 1994 Miata’s oil should be changed according to Mazda’s recommended oil change intervals. Check out mileage and month info for your Miata in the above table. No matter the mileage, your Miata may need its oil changed ASAP if your check engine light is on, you hear knocking sounds coming from the engine, smell oil inside the car, or see an excess amount of vehicle exhaust. You might need an oil change more frequently than what’s recommended by Mazda if you regularly haul heavy loads, drive in dusty areas, adventure off-road, or go at low speeds on long distance trips. In general, being extra-diligent about oil changes won’t damage your Mazda Miata. 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 Kind of Oil Should I Get for My Mazda Miata?

Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has the right 1994 Mazda Miata motor oil: either synthetic or conventional. Mazda has recommendations as to whether conventional or synthetic oil is the ideal engine oil for your 1994 Miata. This oil helps lubricate engine parts, keep the engine cool, and prevent harmful substances from accumulating in the engine. During your oil change service, one of our techs will change your Miata’s oil, replace and recycle your used oil and filter, inspect the rest of your car’s filters, top-off essential fluids, and perform a courtesy inspection on your entire vehicle. You can rest assured knowing that we seek to do what’s best for your Miata by considering your driving preferences, and the number of miles on your odometer.

Types of Motor Oil for Mazdas

Wondering if we carry the right motor oil for your Mazda? Your Miata engine deserves the very best, which is why we only stock the best! Check your owner's manual and talk with a technician to select the right Mazda Miata oil, whether it's Quaker State® Advanced Durability™ conventional oil, Pennzoil® High Mileage Vehicle® motor oil, Pennzoil Platinum® Full Synthetic motor oil with PurePlus™ Technology, or Shell Rotella® heavy-duty engine oil. There are plenty of motor oils on the market today, so why do we prefer these brands? They are champions. 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. 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. For heavy-duty engines, there's Shell Rotella. It's specifically designed for diesel and gasoline engines that need to survive the toughest working conditions, and is uniquely fortified to offer improved oxidation resistance, heightened performance in extreme temperatures, and increased wear protection. For help picking the correct motor oil for your 1994 Mazda Miata, refer to Mazda's recommendations first.

Where to Go for 1994 Mazda Miata Oil Change

When it's time for a 1994 Mazda Miata oil change, you know where to turn. Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care carries some of the most reliable engine oils for Mazda vehicles. We'll take care of you quickly, with the right oil at the right price. Call ahead to find out how much oil changes cost for 1994 Mazda Miatas. Get professional engine care by making an oil change appointment for your Miata today. 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 Mazda Miata Oil Change Q&A

  • What can low oil do to my Mazda Miata engine? Engine oil lubricates moving parts in your engine. If your oil reservoir is low or empty, engine parts can grind together, overheat, and eventually lead to Mazda Miata engine failure. That’s why you’re better off checking your oil levels and investing in routine lube services.
  • Can I change my Mazda Miata 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. 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 Mazda exhaust smoke gray or blue? Your engine could be burning oil due to a leak. Looks like it’s time for a professional to take a look. The leak could be caused by several issues like leaking valve seals, blown piston rings, or worn cylinder walls.

Schedule an Oil Change for Your 1994 Miata

Help your 1994 Miata engine last longer with regular oil changes and lube service. Schedule an appointment now!