1999 Saturn SC2 Oil Change

1999 Saturn SC2 Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedule for a 1999 Saturn SC2? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

How Often to Change 1999 Saturn SC2 Oil

Looking for oil change recommendations for your 1999 Saturn SC2? Look no further than 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.”

Your 1999 SC2’s oil should be changed according to Saturn’s recommended oil change intervals. See mileage and month specifics in the above table. Your SC2 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, smell oil inside the car, or notice an unusual amount of exhaust. You may also need an oil change more frequently than Saturn recommends if you 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 Saturn SC2. 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 Saturn SC2 Need?

Whether you need high mileage oil, synthetic oil, or conventional oil, you'll find the right 1999 Saturn SC2 motor oil at Firestone Complete Auto Care. Saturn has most likely outlined either synthetic or conventional as the ideal engine oil for your 1999 SC2. This oil helps lubricate engine parts, regulate engine temperature, and keep harmful substances from building up inside the engine. During your oil change service, an auto technician will change your SC2’s oil, replace and recycle your used oil and filter, check all of your other filters, top-off important fluids, and perform a courtesy inspection on your entire vehicle. You can drive with confidence knowing that we look out for you and your SC2 by taking into account your driving style, and the number of miles on your odometer.

Types of Motor Oil for Saturns

What motor oils are available at Firestone Complete Auto Care? 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 Saturn SC2 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 example, Quaker State was shown to provide 2x more protection than the industry standard when tested in taxi fleets across the country. [1] And Pennzoil? Pennzoil Synthetics are the most technologically advanced, fully formulated motor oils available and exceed current industry and manufacturer requirements. 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 heightened performance in extreme temperatures, increased wear protection, and better oxidation resistance. Always refer to Saturn's recommendations before going with a new or different motor oil for your 1999 Saturn SC2.

Where to Go for 1999 Saturn SC2 Oil Change

When the time for your SC2’s next oil change rolls around, you know where to turn. Your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care has the ideal oil for your SC2’s engine. We’ll take care of you and your car at your convenience, with the right engine oil at a competitive price. To find out how much a 1999 SC2 oil change costs, call ahead. Let the experts take care of your SC2’s engine by making an oil change appointment 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.

1999 Saturn SC2 Oil Change Q&A

  • What can low oil do to my Saturn SC2 engine? Engine oil lubricates moving parts in your engine. If you're low or out of oil, these parts can grind together, generate too much heat, and eventually lead to Saturn SC2 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 Saturn SC2 oil at home? First off, changing your own oil isn’t as easy as you’d think. It requires special tools and old oil must be disposed of properly. Having your oil changed professionally can not only reduce the risk of something going wrong during the service, but it’ll also help your car perform smoothly down the road.
  • Why is my Saturn SC2 spewing blue or gray exhaust smoke? You could have an oil leak and have a case of burning oil. Looks like it’s time for a professional to take a look. A leak can be caused by a variety of issues including faulty valve seals, fried piston rings, or old cylinder walls.

Get an Oil Change for Your Saturn SC2

Help your 1999 SC2 engine last longer with regular oil changes and lube service. Schedule an appointment now!