1983 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Oil Change

How Often to Change 1983 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Oil

Need more info about 1983 Oldsmobile Delta 88 oil changes? 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 1983 Delta 88’s oil should be changed according to Oldsmobile’s recommended oil change intervals. Check out mileage and month info for your Delta 88 in the above table. Your Delta 88 may need an oil change right away if your check engine/oil change light is on, you hear knocking sounds coming from the engine, smell oil inside the vehicle, or see an excess amount of vehicle exhaust. You might need an oil change more frequently than what’s recommended by Oldsmobile if you regularly haul heavy loads, drive in dusty areas, go off-roading a lot, or go at low speeds on long distance trips. Generally, getting more frequent oil changes won’t hurt your Oldsmobile Delta 88. 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’s the Right Type of Oil for 1983 Oldsmobile Delta 88?

Whether it’s synthetic, conventional, or a blend of both — your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has the right oil for your Oldsmobile Delta 88. Oldsmobile has most likely outlined either synthetic or conventional as the ideal engine oil for your 1983 Delta 88. Motor oil helps lubricate the engine’s moving parts, regulate engine temperature, and prevent harmful substances from accumulating in the engine. During an oil change, a technician will change your Delta 88's oil, replace and recycle your used oil and filter, check 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 preferences, local climate,

Types of Motor Oil for Oldsmobiles

Wondering what motor oil brands you can find at Firestone Complete Auto Care? Your Delta 88 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 Oldsmobile Delta 88 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 are plenty of motor oils on the market today, so why do we prefer these brands? They are champions. For instance, when tested in taxi fleets across North America, Quaker State was shown to provide 2x more protection than the industry standard. [1] Pennzoil is another option. Pennzoil Synthetics are the most technologically advanced, fully formulated motor oils available and exceed current industry and manufacturer requirements. For heavy-duty engines, there's Shell Rotella. It's expressly designed for gasoline and diesel engines that need to survive the toughest working conditions, and is uniquely strengthened to deliver heightened performance in extreme temperatures, increased wear protection, and better oxidation resistance. For help picking the correct motor oil for your 1983 Oldsmobile Delta 88, refer to Oldsmobile's recommendations first.

Where to Go for 1983 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Oil Change

The next time your Oldsmobile Delta 88 needs an oil change, you know where to turn. Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has some of the best motor oil for Oldsmobile Delta 88s. We’ve got convenient appointment times to take care of you, with the right oil at the right price. Find out how much your Oldsmobile Delta 88 oil change will cost by calling ahead. Get professional engine care by making an oil change appointment for your Delta 88 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.

1983 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Oil Change Q&A

  • What can low oil do to my Oldsmobile Delta 88 engine? Engine oil lubricates moving parts in your engine. If you're low or out of oil, engine parts can grind together, generate too much heat, and eventually lead to Oldsmobile Delta 88 engine failure. That’s why it’s best to check your oil levels and get your oil changed regularly.
  • Can I change my Oldsmobile Delta 88 oil at home? Changing engine oil at home isn’t as simple as it’s made out to be. You’ll have to buy special tools and figure out a way to recycle the old oil properly. Having your oil professionally changed reduces the chances of something going wrong with the oil change, but also with your vehicle down the road.
  • Why is my Oldsmobile Delta 88 exhaust smoke grayish or blue? Your engine could be burning oil due to a leak. It may be time for a pro to take a look. The leak could be caused by several issues like leaking valve seals, damaged piston rings, or worn cylinder walls.

Schedule an Oil Change for Your 1983 Delta 88

Help your 1983 Delta 88 engine last longer with regular oil changes and lube service. Schedule an appointment now!