1998 Mazda MPV Oil Change

Schedule an Oil Change for Your 1998 MPV

Help your 1998 MPV engine last longer with regular oil changes and lube service. Schedule an appointment now!

1998 Mazda MPV Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedule for a 1998 Mazda MPV? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

When to Change 1998 Mazda MPV Engine Oil

Not sure how or where to get your Mazda MPV’s oil changed? 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, like our maintenance technician Brianna says, “Oil is the blood of the engine. It’s the #1 thing you can do for your car.”

Mazda recommends changing your 1998 MPV’s oil at regular intervals. Check the interval for your vehicle mileage in the table above. Your MPV may need an oil change right away if your check engine/oil change light is on, you hear knocking sounds coming from the engine, sense an oil smell in the cabin, or see an excess amount of vehicle exhaust. You may also need an oil change more frequently than Mazda recommends if you haul heavy loads, drive in dusty terrain, go off-roading a lot, or go at low speeds on long distance trips. Generally, getting more frequent oil changes won’t hurt your Mazda MPV. 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 Type of Oil Does My Mazda MPV Need?

Whether you need high mileage oil, synthetic oil, or conventional oil, you'll find the right 1998 Mazda MPV motor oil at Firestone Complete Auto Care. Mazda has most likely outlined either synthetic or conventional as the best oil for 1998 Mazda MPV vehicles. 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 MPV's oil, replace and recycle the old 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 MPV by considering your driving preferences, and the number of miles on your odometer.

Types of Motor Oil for Mazdas

Wondering what motor oil brands you can find at Firestone Complete Auto Care? Your MPV 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 MPV 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. With so many motor oil brands in the market, why do we carry these brands? They are champions. For instance, Quaker State was shown to provide 2x more protection than the industry standard when tested in taxi fleets across the country. [1] Pennzoil is another option. 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 expressly designed for gasoline and diesel engines that need to overcome the strenuous working conditions, and is uniquely strengthened to deliver increased wear protection, heightened performance in extreme temperatures, and improved oxidation resistance. Always refer to Mazda's recommendations before going with a new or different motor oil for your 1998 Mazda MPV.

Where Can I Get a Mazda MPV Oil Change

When it's time for a 1998 Mazda MPV oil change, you know where to go! Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has some of the best motor oil for Mazda MPVs. We’ve got convenient appointment times to take care of you, with the right engine oil at a competitive price. Find out how much your Mazda MPV oil change will cost by calling ahead. Let the experts take care of your MPV’s engine by making an oil change appointment 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.

1998 Mazda MPV Oil Change Questions

  • Should I check my Mazda MPV motor oil level? Motor oil lubricates important engine parts. If your oil runs low, these parts can grind together, overheat, and eventually lead to Mazda MPV engine failure. That’s why it’s best to check your oil levels and get your oil changed regularly.
  • Can I change my Mazda MPV oil at home? First off, changing your own oil isn’t as easy as you’d think. You’ll have to figure out how to properly dispose of the oil and buy special tools. 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 MPV exhaust smoke grayish or blue? There could be an oil leak and your engine is burning oil. Looks like it’s time for a professional to take a look. The leak could be the result of worn valve seals, blown piston rings, or damaged cylinder walls.