Oil Changes for 2013 Ram 2500

2013 Ram 2500 Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedule for a 2013 Ram 2500? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

How Often to Get 2013 Ram 2500 Oil Changes

Looking for oil change recommendations for your 2013 Ram 2500? Look no further than Firestone Complete Auto Care! We're experts in more than tires. We know all about 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.”

Your 2013 2500’s oil should be changed according to Ram’s recommended oil change intervals. Check the interval for your vehicle mileage in the table above. Your 2500 may need an oil change right away if your check engine/oil change light is on, you hear knock knock knock coming from the engine, sense an oil smell in the cabin, or notice excess vehicle exhaust. You may also need an oil change more frequently than Ram recommends if you haul heavy loads, frequent dusty roads, adventure off-road, or drive at low speeds for long distances. In general, being extra-diligent about oil changes won’t damage your Ram 2500. In fact, every oil change is an opportunity to diagnose and treat any other issues, such as bad brakes or a failing battery.

What Kind of Oil Should I Get for My Ram 2500?

Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has the right 2013 Ram 2500 motor oil: either synthetic or conventional. Ram has specifically identified either synthetic or conventional as the best motor oil for your 2013 2500. This oil helps lubricate engine parts, maintain proper engine temperature, and prevent the build-up of harmful substances within the engine. During your oil change service, a technician will change your 2500's oil, replace and recycle your used oil and oil filter, inspect the rest of your car’s filters, top-off essential fluids, and perform a courtesy inspection on your entire vehicle. You can drive with confidence knowing that we look out for you and your 2500 by taking into account your driving habits, weather and road conditions,

Types of Motor Oil for Rams

Wondering if we carry the right motor oil for your Ram? Your 2500 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 Ram 2500 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. With so many motor oil brands in the market, why do we carry these brands? They are tested and trusted. For instance, 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. 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. But don't forget about Shell Rotella for heavy-duty engines. It's made for gasoline and diesel engines that need to withstand rugged conditions, and is fortified to deliver heightened performance in extreme temperatures, increased wear protection, and better oxidation resistance. For help selecting the right motor oil for your 2013 Ram 2500, defer to Ram's recommendations.

Where to Go for 2013 Ram 2500 Oil Change

When the time for your 2500’s next oil change rolls around, you know where to go! Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care carries some of the most reliable engine oils for Ram 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 Ram 2500 oil change will cost by calling ahead. Let the experts take care of your 2500’s engine by making an oil change appointment today. Many stores offer extended and weekend openings 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 2013 Ram 2500

  • Should I check my Ram 2500 motor oil level? Motor oil lubricates important engine parts. If your oil runs low, these parts can grind together, generate excess heat, and eventually lead to Ram 2500 engine failure. That’s why you should check your oil and get it changed regularly.
  • Can I change my Ram oil on my own? 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 Ram 2500 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. A leak can be caused by a variety of issues including faulty valve seals, blown piston rings, or damaged cylinder walls.

Schedule an Oil Change for Your 2013 2500

Help your 2013 Ram 2500 run newer, longer with routine oil changes. Schedule your oil change appointment today.