2004 Suzuki Grand Vitara Oil Change Service

2004 Suzuki Grand Vitara Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedule for a 2004 Suzuki Grand Vitara? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

How Often to Get 2004 Suzuki Grand Vitara Oil Changes

Need more info about 2004 Suzuki Grand Vitara oil changes? Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care! We are experts in car care — not just tires. Oil and lube services are also our specialties. 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.

Suzuki recommends having your 2004 Suzuki Grand Vitara’s motor oil changed at regular intervals. Check the interval for your vehicle mileage in the table above. No matter the mileage, your Grand Vitara may need its oil changed ASAP if your check engine 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 might need an oil change more frequently than what’s recommended by Suzuki if you regularly haul heavy loads, drive in dusty terrain, enjoy off-roading, or drive at low speeds for long distances. In general, being extra-diligent about oil changes won’t damage your Suzuki Grand Vitara. 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 Suzuki Grand Vitara Need?

Whether you need high mileage oil, synthetic oil, or conventional oil, you'll find the right 2004 Suzuki Grand Vitara motor oil at Firestone Complete Auto Care. Suzuki has specifically identified either synthetic or conventional as the best oil for 2004 Suzuki Grand Vitara vehicles. Motor oil helps lubricate the engine’s moving parts, maintain proper engine temperature, and prevent the build-up of harmful substances within the engine. In an oil change service, one of our techs will change your Grand Vitara’s oil, replace and recycle your used oil and oil filter, inspect all of your other filters, top-off essential fluids, and perform a courtesy inspection on your entire vehicle. You can rest assured knowing that we seek to do what’s best for your Grand Vitara by considering your driving style, and the number of miles on your odometer.

Types of Motor Oil for Suzukis

Wondering if we carry the right motor oil for your Suzuki? 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 Suzuki Grand Vitara 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 instance, 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] 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. 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 fortified to deliver increased wear protection, heightened performance in extreme temperatures, and improved oxidation resistance. For help picking the correct motor oil for your 2004 Suzuki Grand Vitara, refer to Suzuki's recommendations first.

Where to Go for 2004 Suzuki Grand Vitara Oil Change

When the time for your Grand Vitara’s next oil change rolls around, you know where to turn. Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care carries some of the most reliable engine oils for Suzuki vehicles. We’ll take care of you and your car at your convenience, with the right engine oil at a competitive price. Find out how much your Suzuki Grand Vitara oil change will cost by calling ahead. Get professional engine care by making an oil change appointment for your Grand Vitara 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 Suzuki Grand Vitara

  • Why check the motor oil level in my Suzuki Grand Vitara? Engine oil is a lubricant for the moving parts in your engine. If your oil reservoir is low or empty, these parts can grind together, overheat, and eventually lead to Suzuki Grand Vitara engine failure. That’s why you should check your oil and get it changed regularly.
  • Can I change my Suzuki Grand Vitara oil at home? Changing engine oil at home isn’t as simple as it’s made out to be. It requires special tools and old oil must be disposed of 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 Suzuki exhaust smoke gray or blue? You could have an oil leak and have a case of burning oil. Time to have a qualified technician check things out. The leak could be the result of worn valve seals, blown piston rings, or damaged cylinder walls.

Schedule an Oil Change for Your 2004 Grand Vitara

Help your 2004 Suzuki Grand Vitara run newer, longer with routine oil changes. Schedule your oil change appointment today.