Oil Changes for 2004 Subaru Impreza

Get Your Subaru Impreza Oil Changed

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

How Often to Get 2004 Subaru Impreza Oil Changes

Need more info about 2004 Subaru Impreza oil changes? Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care! We are experts in car care — not just 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.”

Subaru recommends having your 2004 Subaru Impreza’s motor oil changed at regular intervals. Check the interval for your vehicle mileage in the table above. Outside of Subaru-recommended oil change intervals, your Impreza 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 Subaru if you regularly haul heavy loads, drive in dusty areas, go off-roading a lot, or go long distances at low speeds. More frequent oil changes generally won't harm your Subaru Impreza. 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 Type of Oil Does My Subaru Impreza Need?

Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has the right 2004 Subaru Impreza motor oil: either synthetic or conventional. Subaru has specifically identified either synthetic or conventional as the best oil for 2004 Subaru Impreza vehicles. Motor oil reduces friction between engine components, regulate engine temperature, and keep harmful substances from building up inside the engine. During your oil change service, an auto technician will change your Impreza’s oil, replace and recycle your used oil and filter, inspect all of your other filters, top-off essential fluids, and visually inspect the rest of the vehicle. You can drive with confidence knowing that we look out for you and your Impreza by taking into account your driving habits, and mileage.

Types of Motor Oil for Subarus

Wondering what motor oil brands you can find at Firestone Complete Auto Care? We carry the best because your Impreza deserves the best. Check your owner's manual and talk with a technician to select the right Subaru Impreza 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 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? 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 specifically designed for diesel and gasoline engines that need to overcome the strenuous working conditions, and is uniquely strengthened to deliver improved oxidation resistance, heightened performance in extreme temperatures, and increased wear protection. For help selecting the right motor oil for your 2004 Subaru Impreza, defer to Subaru's recommendations.

Where Can I Get a Subaru Impreza Oil Change

The next time your Subaru Impreza needs an oil change, you know where to go! Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care carries some of the most reliable engine oils for Subaru vehicles. We'll take care of you quickly, with the right engine oil at a competitive price. To find out how much a 2004 Impreza oil change costs, call ahead. Let the experts take care of your Impreza’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.

Oil Change Q&A for Your 2004 Subaru Impreza

  • What can low oil do to my Subaru Impreza engine? Engine oil is a lubricant for the moving parts in your engine. If your oil reservoir is low or empty, engine parts can grind together, overheat, and cause your Subaru Impreza engine to fail. That’s why it’s best to check your oil levels and get your oil changed regularly.
  • Can I change my Subaru Impreza oil at home? Changing engine oil at home isn’t as simple as it’s made out to be. 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 it’ll also help your car perform smoothly down the road.
  • Why is my Subaru Impreza 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.
  • Who offers Subaru Impreza oil changes? Firestone Complete Auto Care is here to care for your vehicle with our Subaru Impreza oil changes and more. Our expert technicians will also suggest the best oil for your vehicle, address oil leaks, and swap out your oil filter.
  • Why is the oil light on in my Subaru Impreza? The oil change light in your Subaru Impreza could be triggered by an overdue oil change. However, if the oil pressure light is on, you may be dealing with low engine oil, a failing oil pump, a clogged oil filter, or a malfunctioning oil pressure sensor.
  • Does my Impreza's oil filter need to be changed during my oil change? It's recommended that you replace your Subaru Impreza oil filter with every oil change. Otherwise, you send fresh, clean motor oil through a dirty filter. That's like putting on muddy socks after a shower.