Oil Changes for 1989 Mitsubishi Montero

How Often to Change 1989 Mitsubishi Montero Oil

Looking for oil change recommendations for your 1989 Mitsubishi Montero? Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care! We're experts in more than 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.

Mitsubishi recommends having your 1989 Mitsubishi Montero’s motor oil changed at regular intervals. Check out mileage and month info for your Montero in the above table. No matter the mileage, your Montero 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 vehicle, or notice an unusual amount of 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, adventure off-road, or drive at low speeds for long distances. Generally, getting more frequent oil changes won’t hurt your Mitsubishi Montero. 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 Mitsubishi Montero Need?

Whether you need high mileage oil, synthetic oil, or conventional oil, you'll find the right 1989 Mitsubishi Montero motor oil at Firestone Complete Auto Care. Mitsubishi has specifically identified either synthetic or conventional as the best oil for 1989 Mitsubishi Montero vehicles. This oil helps lubricate engine parts, regulate engine temperature, and keep harmful substances from building up inside the engine. In an oil change service, a technician will change your Montero's oil, replace and recycle your used oil and oil filter, inspect all of your other filters, top-off important fluids, and perform a courtesy inspection on your entire vehicle. You can drive with confidence knowing that we look out for you and your Montero by taking into account your driving preferences, local climate,

Types of Motor Oil for Mitsubishis

What motor oils are available at Firestone Complete Auto Care? We carry the best because your Montero deserves the best. Consult Mitsubishi's recommendations to select the right  1989 Montero 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. There are plenty of motor oils on the market today, so why do we prefer these brands? They are champions. For example, 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 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. But don't forget about Shell Rotella for heavy-duty engines. It's made for gasoline and diesel engines that need to survive the toughest working conditions, and is fortified to deliver increased wear protection, heightened performance in extreme temperatures, and improved oxidation resistance. For help picking the correct motor oil for your 1989 Mitsubishi Montero, refer to Mitsubishi's recommendations first.

Where to Go for 1989 Mitsubishi Montero Oil Change

The next time your Mitsubishi Montero needs an oil change, you know where to turn. Your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care has the ideal oil for your Montero’s engine. We'll take care of you quickly, with the right motor oil at the right price. Call ahead to find out how much oil changes cost for 1989 Mitsubishi Monteros. 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.

Oil Change Q&A for Your 1989 Mitsubishi Montero

  • What can low oil do to my Mitsubishi Montero engine? Engine oil is a lubricant for the moving parts in your engine. If your oil runs low, these components can grind against each other, generate too much heat, and eventually lead to Mitsubishi Montero engine failure. That’s why it’s best to check your oil levels and get your oil changed regularly.
  • How hard is it to change Mitsubishi Montero oil at home? Changing engine oil at home isn’t as simple as it’s made out to be. 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 also help your car perform down the road.
  • Why is my Mitsubishi 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 the result of worn valve seals, damaged piston rings, or old cylinder walls.

Get Your Mitsubishi Montero Oil Changed

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