Oil Changes for 1996 Oldsmobile Bravada

1996 Oldsmobile Bravada Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedule for a 1996 Oldsmobile Bravada? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

When to Change 1996 Oldsmobile Bravada Engine Oil

Looking for oil change recommendations for your 1996 Oldsmobile Bravada? Look no further than 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.

Oldsmobile recommends having your 1996 Oldsmobile Bravada’s motor oil changed at regular intervals. Check out mileage and month info for your Bravada in the above table. Outside of Oldsmobile-recommended oil change intervals, your Bravada 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 vehicle, or notice an unusual amount of exhaust. You might need an oil change more frequently than what’s recommended by Oldsmobile if you regularly haul heavy loads, frequent dusty roads, enjoy off-roading, or drive at low speeds for long distances. Generally, getting more frequent oil changes won’t hurt your Oldsmobile Bravada. In fact, every oil change is an opportunity to diagnose and treat any other issues, such as bad brakes or a failing battery.

What Type of Oil Does My Oldsmobile Bravada Need?

Whether you need high mileage oil, synthetic oil, or conventional oil, you'll find the right 1996 Oldsmobile Bravada motor oil at Firestone Complete Auto Care. Oldsmobile has recommendations as to whether conventional or synthetic oil is the best oil for 1996 Oldsmobile Bravada vehicles. This oil helps lubricate engine parts, keep the engine cool, and prevent harmful substances from accumulating in the engine. During an oil change, a technician will change your Bravada's oil, replace and recycle your used oil and filter, check all of your other filters, refill vital car fluids, and perform a free inspection on the rest of your vehicle. You can drive with confidence knowing that we look out for you and your Bravada by taking into account your driving preferences, and the number of miles on your odometer.

Types of Motor Oil for Oldsmobiles

Wondering if we carry the right motor oil for your Oldsmobile? We stock outstanding motor oils because that's what your engine deserves. Check your owner's manual and talk with a technician to select the right Oldsmobile Bravada 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 tested and trusted. For instance, 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] And Pennzoil? 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 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. Always refer to Oldsmobile's recommendations before going with a new or different motor oil for your 1996 Oldsmobile Bravada.

Where Can I Get a Oldsmobile Bravada Oil Change

When the time for your Bravada’s next oil change rolls around, you’ll know where to get it. Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care carries some of the most reliable engine oils for Oldsmobile vehicles. 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 Oldsmobile Bravada oil change will cost by calling ahead. Make an appointment for an oil change service today and let the oil experts take care of your Bravada's engine. 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 1996 Oldsmobile Bravada

  • Why check the motor oil level in my Oldsmobile Bravada? Engine oil is a lubricant for the moving parts in your engine. If you're low or out of oil, these parts can grind together, overheat, and cause your Bravada’s engine to fail. That’s why you should check your oil and get it changed regularly.
  • How hard is it to change Oldsmobile Bravada oil at home? 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. Getting a professional oil change reduces the risk of something going wrong during the service, but also help your car perform down the road.
  • Why is my Oldsmobile exhaust smoke gray or blue? There could be an oil leak and your engine is burning oil. It may be time for a pro to take a look. A leak can be caused by a variety of issues including faulty valve seals, fried piston rings, or worn cylinder walls.

Get Your Oldsmobile Bravada Oil Changed

Help your 1996 Bravada engine last longer with regular oil changes and lube service. Schedule an appointment now!