1992 Nissan 300ZX Oil Change

1992 Nissan 300ZX Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedule for a 1992 Nissan 300ZX? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

How Often to Get 1992 Nissan 300ZX Oil Changes

Looking for oil change recommendations for your 1992 Nissan 300ZX? Look no further than Firestone Complete Auto Care! Our expertise goes beyond tires. We know all about 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.

Your 1992 300ZX’s oil should be changed according to Nissan’s recommended oil change intervals. Check out mileage and month info for your 300ZX in the above table. No matter the mileage, your 300ZX 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 notice an unusual amount of exhaust. You might need an oil change more frequently than what’s recommended by Nissan if you regularly haul heavy loads, drive in dusty terrain, adventure off-road, or go long distances at low speeds. More frequent oil changes generally won't harm your Nissan 300ZX. Each oil change is actually another chance to check and resolve other car issues, such as worn brake pads or tire treads.

What Kind of Oil Should I Get for My Nissan 300ZX?

Whether you need high mileage oil, synthetic oil, or conventional oil, you'll find the right 1992 Nissan 300ZX motor oil at Firestone Complete Auto Care. Nissan has specifically identified either synthetic or conventional as the best motor oil for your 1992 300ZX. Motor oil reduces friction between engine components, keep the engine cool, and keep harmful substances from building up inside the engine. In an oil change service, one of our techs will change your 300ZX’s oil, replace and recycle the old oil and filter, inspect all of your other filters, refill vital car fluids, and visually inspect the rest of the vehicle. You can drive easy knowing that we strive to do what's best for your vehicle and take into account your driving preferences, and the number of miles on your odometer.

Types of Motor Oil for Nissans

Wondering what motor oil brands you can find at Firestone Complete Auto Care? We stock outstanding motor oils because that's what your engine deserves. 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 are plenty of motor oils on the market today, so why do we prefer these brands? They are tested and trusted. For instance, when tested in taxi fleets across North America, Quaker State was shown to provide 2x more protection than the industry standard. [1] And 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. Then there's Shell Rotella heavy-duty engine oil. It's expressly designed for gasoline and diesel engines that need to withstand rugged conditions, and is uniquely strengthened to deliver increased wear protection, heightened performance in extreme temperatures, and improved oxidation resistance. For help picking the correct motor oil for your 1992 Nissan 300ZX, refer to Nissan's recommendations first.

Where to Get an Oil Change for Nissan 300ZX

When it's time for a 1992 Nissan 300ZX oil change, you know where to go! Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care carries some of the most reliable engine oils for Nissan vehicles. 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 1992 300ZX oil change costs, call ahead. Get professional engine care by making an oil change appointment for your 300ZX 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.

1992 Nissan 300ZX Oil Change Questions

  • Why check the motor oil level in my Nissan 300ZX? Engine oil lubricates moving parts in your engine. If your oil reservoir is low or empty, these components can grind against each other, overheat, and eventually lead to Nissan 300ZX engine failure. That’s why you should check your oil and get it changed regularly.
  • How hard is it to change Nissan 300ZX 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 Nissan exhaust smoke gray or blue? You could have an oil leak and have a case of burning oil. It may be time for a pro to take a look. The leak could be the result of worn valve seals, blown piston rings, or old cylinder walls.

Schedule an Oil Change for Your 1992 300ZX

Help your 1992 300ZX engine last longer with regular oil changes and lube service. Schedule an appointment now!