Oil Changes for 1987 Mitsubishi Montero

How Often to Get 1987 Mitsubishi Montero Oil Changes

Not sure how or where to get your Mitsubishi Montero’s oil changed? Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care! We're experts in more than tires. We know the ins and outs of motor oil, too. 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.

Mitsubishi recommends having your 1987 Mitsubishi Montero’s motor oil changed at regular intervals. Check the interval for your vehicle mileage in the table above. Outside of Mitsubishi-recommended oil change intervals, your Montero may need an oil change if your check engine light is on, you hear knock knock knock coming from the engine, sense an oil smell in the cabin, or see an excess amount of vehicle exhaust. You might need an oil change more frequently than what’s recommended by Mitsubishi if you regularly 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 Mitsubishi Montero. 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 Mitsubishi Montero?

Whether it’s synthetic, conventional, or a blend of both — your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has the right oil for your Mitsubishi Montero. Mitsubishi has specifically identified either synthetic or conventional as the best motor oil for your 1987 Montero. Motor oil reduces friction between engine components, regulate engine temperature, and prevent the build-up of harmful substances within the engine. During an oil change, an auto technician will change your Montero’s oil, replace and recycle your used oil and oil filter, inspect the rest of your car’s filters, refill vital car fluids, and visually inspect the rest of the vehicle. You can rest assured knowing that we seek to do what’s best for your Montero by considering your driving habits, local climate,

Types of Motor Oil for Mitsubishis

Wondering if we carry the right motor oil for your Mitsubishi? Your Montero 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 Mitsubishi Montero 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'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. 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. Then there's Shell Rotella heavy-duty engine oil. It's expressly designed for gasoline and diesel 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 1987 Mitsubishi Montero, refer to Mitsubishi's recommendations first.

Where Can I Get a Mitsubishi Montero Oil Change

The next time your Mitsubishi Montero needs an oil change, you know where to go! Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has some of the best motor oil for Mitsubishi Monteros. 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 Mitsubishi Montero oil change will cost by calling ahead. Let the experts take care of your Montero’s engine by making an oil change appointment 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.

1987 Mitsubishi Montero Oil Change Questions

  • Should I check my Mitsubishi Montero motor oil level? Engine oil lubricates moving parts in your engine. If your oil reservoir is low or empty, these parts can grind together, generate too much heat, and cause your Montero’s engine to fail. That’s why you’re better off checking your oil levels and investing in routine lube services.
  • Can I change my Mitsubishi oil on my own? Changing your own oil isn't as convenient as you might think. You’ll have to figure out how to properly dispose of the oil and buy special tools. Having your oil changed professionally can not only reduce the risk of something going wrong during the service, but it’ll also help your car perform smoothly down the road.
  • Why is my Mitsubishi exhaust smoke gray or blue? You could have an oil leak and have a case of burning oil. Time to have a qualified technician check things out. The leak could be the result of worn valve seals, damaged piston rings, or damaged cylinder walls.

Schedule an Oil Change for Your 1987 Montero

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