1992 Subaru SVX Oil Change Service

1992 Subaru SVX Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedule for a 1992 Subaru SVX? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

When to Change 1992 Subaru SVX Engine Oil

Looking for oil change recommendations for your 1992 Subaru SVX? 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 1992 SVX’s oil should be changed according to Subaru’s recommended oil change intervals. Check out mileage and month info for your SVX in the above table. No matter the mileage, your SVX may need its oil changed ASAP 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 may also need an oil change more frequently than Subaru recommends if you haul heavy loads, frequent dusty roads, go off-roading a lot, or go at low speeds on long distance trips. Generally, getting more frequent oil changes won’t hurt your Subaru SVX. In fact, every oil change is an opportunity to diagnose and treat any other issues, such as bad brakes or a failing battery.

What’s the Right Type of Oil for 1992 Subaru SVX?

Whether you need high mileage oil, synthetic oil, or conventional oil, you'll find the right 1992 Subaru SVX motor oil at Firestone Complete Auto Care. Subaru has recommendations as to whether conventional or synthetic oil is the best motor oil for your 1992 SVX. This oil helps lubricate engine parts, regulate engine temperature, and prevent the build-up of harmful substances within the engine. In an oil change service, an auto technician will change your SVX’s oil, replace and recycle your used oil and filter, inspect the rest of your car’s filters, refill vital car fluids, and visually inspect the rest of the vehicle. You can rest assured knowing that we seek to do what’s best for your SVX by considering your driving preferences, and the number of miles on your odometer.

Types of Motor Oil for Subarus

Wondering if we carry the right motor oil for your Subaru? Your SVX engine deserves the very best, which is why we only stock the best! Talk with a teammate and consult your owner's manual before picking a motor oil. At Firestone Complete Auto Care, you can choose from the following oils: 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. With so many motor oil brands in the market, why do we carry these brands? They are champions. For example, when tested on taxi fleets from coast to coast, Quaker State was shown to provide double the protection when compared to the industry standard. [1] Pennzoil is another option. 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. But don't forget about Shell Rotella for heavy-duty engines. It's expressly designed for gasoline and diesel engines that need to survive the toughest working conditions, and is uniquely strengthened to deliver improved oxidation resistance, heightened performance in extreme temperatures, and increased wear protection. For help picking the correct motor oil for your 1992 Subaru SVX, refer to Subaru's recommendations first.

Where to Go for 1992 Subaru SVX Oil Change

When it's time for a 1992 Subaru SVX oil change, you’ll know where to get it. Your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care has the ideal oil for your SVX’s engine. We’ve got convenient appointment times to take care of you, with the right oil at the right price. Call ahead to find out how much oil changes cost for 1992 Subaru SVXs. Make an appointment for an oil change service today and let the oil experts take care of your SVX's engine. 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 1992 Subaru SVX

  • Why check the motor oil level in my Subaru SVX? Motor oil lubricates important engine parts. If you're low or out of oil, these components can grind against each other, overheat, and cause your Subaru SVX 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 SVX 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. Getting a professional oil change reduces the risk of something going wrong during the service, but also with your vehicle down the road.
  • Why is my Subaru SVX spewing blue or gray exhaust smoke? There could be an oil leak and your engine is burning oil. Looks like it’s time for a professional to take a look. The leak could be caused by several issues like leaking valve seals, damaged piston rings, or worn cylinder walls.

Get an Oil Change for Your Subaru SVX

Help your 1992 Subaru SVX run newer, longer with routine oil changes. Schedule your oil change appointment today.