1995 Mazda Protege Oil Change

Get Your Mazda Protege Oil Changed

Help your 1995 Protege engine last longer with regular oil changes and lube service. Schedule an appointment now!

1995 Mazda Protege Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedule for a 1995 Mazda Protege? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

How Often to Get 1995 Mazda Protege Oil Changes

Need more info about 1995 Mazda Protege oil changes? Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care! Our expertise goes beyond 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.”

Mazda recommends having your 1995 Mazda Protege’s motor oil changed at regular intervals. See mileage and month specifics in the above table. Outside of Mazda-recommended oil change intervals, your Protege may need an oil change if your check engine light is on, you hear knock knock knock coming from the engine, smell oil inside the car, 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, frequent dusty roads, go off-roading a lot, or drive at low speeds for long distances. Generally, getting more frequent oil changes won’t hurt your Mazda Protege. 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’s the Right Type of Oil for 1995 Mazda Protege?

Whether it’s synthetic, conventional, or a blend of both — your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has the right oil for your Mazda Protege. Mazda has specifically identified either synthetic or conventional as the best oil for 1995 Mazda Protege vehicles. Motor oil helps lubricate the engine’s moving parts, regulate engine temperature, and keep harmful substances from building up inside the engine. During an oil change, an auto technician will change your Protege’s oil, replace and recycle your used oil and oil filter, inspect all of your other filters, top-off important fluids, and perform a free inspection on the rest of your vehicle. You can rest assured knowing that we seek to do what’s best for your Protege by considering your driving style, and mileage.

Types of Motor Oil for Mazdas

Wondering if we carry the right motor oil for your Mazda? We carry the best because your Protege 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 proven winners. 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. Pennzoil Synthetics feature the capabilities to advance with vehicle technology to offer complete protection for not only the engines of today, but also the engines of tomorrow. For heavy-duty engines, there's Shell Rotella. It's expressly designed for gasoline and diesel engines that need to withstand rugged conditions, and is uniquely fortified to offer heightened performance in extreme temperatures, increased wear protection, and better oxidation resistance. For help picking the correct motor oil for your 1995 Mazda Protege, refer to Mazda's recommendations first.

Where to Go for 1995 Mazda Protege Oil Change

When it's time for a 1995 Mazda Protege oil change, you know where to turn. Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has some of the best motor oil for Mazda Proteges. We’ve got convenient appointment times to take care of you, with the right oil at the right price. To find out how much a 1995 Protege oil change costs, call ahead. Make an appointment for an oil change service today and let the oil experts take care of your Protege'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.

1995 Mazda Protege Oil Change Q&A

  • Why check the motor oil level in my Mazda Protege? Motor oil lubricates important engine parts. If you're low or out of oil, these parts can grind together, generate too much heat, and cause your Mazda Protege engine to fail. That’s why you should check your oil and get it changed regularly.
  • How hard is it to change Mazda Protege oil at home? Changing engine oil at home isn’t as simple as it’s made out to be. You’ll have to buy special tools and figure out a way to recycle the old oil properly. Having your oil professionally changed reduces the chances of something going wrong with the oil change, but it’ll also help your car perform smoothly down the road.
  • Why is my Mazda Protege 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, damaged piston rings, or old cylinder walls.