1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera Oil Change Service

1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedule for a 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

How Often to Get 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera Oil Changes

Looking for oil change recommendations for your 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera? 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.”

Oldsmobile recommends changing your 1991 Cutlass Ciera’s oil at regular intervals. See mileage and month specifics in the above table. Outside of Oldsmobile-recommended oil change intervals, your Cutlass Ciera may need an oil change if your check engine light is on, you hear engine knocking, sense an oil smell in the cabin, 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, drive in dusty terrain, go off-roading a lot, or go long distances at low speeds. More frequent oil changes generally won't harm your Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera. 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 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera Need?

Whether it’s synthetic, conventional, or a blend of both — your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has the right oil for your Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera. Oldsmobile has most likely outlined either synthetic or conventional as the ideal engine oil for your 1991 Cutlass Ciera. Motor oil helps lubricate the engine’s moving parts, keep the engine cool, and prevent the build-up of harmful substances within the engine. During an oil change, an auto technician will change your Cutlass Ciera’s oil, replace and recycle your used oil and filter, inspect all of your other filters, top-off important 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 habits, and the number of miles on your odometer.

Types of Motor Oil for Oldsmobiles

What motor oils are available at Firestone Complete Auto Care? We carry the best because your Cutlass Ciera deserves the best. Consult Oldsmobile's recommendations to select the right  1991 Cutlass Ciera 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's a reason we carry these motor oil brands. They are proven winners. For instance, when tested in taxi fleets across North America, Quaker State was shown to provide 2x more protection than the industry standard. [1] There's also 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. 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 strengthened to deliver increased wear protection, heightened performance in extreme temperatures, and improved oxidation resistance. Always refer to Oldsmobile's recommendations before going with a new or different motor oil for your 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera.

Where to Get an Oil Change for Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera

The next time your Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera needs an oil change, you’ll know where to get it. Your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care has the ideal oil for your Cutlass Ciera’s engine. We’ll take care of you and your car at your convenience, with the right motor oil at the right price. To find out how much a 1991 Cutlass Ciera oil change costs, call ahead. Get professional engine care by making an oil change appointment for your Cutlass Ciera 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.

1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera Oil Change Q&A

  • What can low oil do to my Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera engine? Engine oil lubricates moving parts in your engine. If you're low or out of oil, these parts can grind together, overheat, and eventually lead to Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera engine failure. That’s why you’re better off checking your oil levels and investing in routine lube services.
  • How hard is it to change Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera oil at home? First off, changing your own oil isn’t as easy as you’d 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 also with your vehicle down the road.
  • Why is my Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera exhaust smoke grayish 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. The leak could be the result of worn valve seals, blown piston rings, or damaged cylinder walls.

Schedule an Oil Change for Your 1991 Cutlass Ciera

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