2004 Suzuki Vitara Oil Change Service

2004 Suzuki Vitara Maintenance Schedule

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

How Often to Get 2004 Suzuki Vitara Oil Changes

Looking for oil change recommendations for your 2004 Suzuki Vitara? Get the advice you need at Firestone Complete Auto Care! We are experts in car care — not just tires. Oil and lube services are also our specialties. We couldn’t put it better than our technician, Brianna. She likes to explain to customers that, “Oil is the blood of the engine. It’s the #1 thing you can do for your car.”

Your 2004 Vitara’s oil should be changed according to Suzuki’s recommended oil change intervals. Check out mileage and month info for your Vitara in the above table. No matter the mileage, your Vitara may need its oil changed ASAP if your check engine light is on, you hear engine knocking, smell oil inside the vehicle, or see an excess amount of vehicle exhaust. You might need an oil change more frequently than what’s recommended by Suzuki if you regularly haul heavy loads, drive in dusty areas, enjoy off-roading, or go at low speeds on long distance trips. In general, being extra-diligent about oil changes won’t damage your Suzuki Vitara. In fact, every oil change is an opportunity to diagnose and treat any other issues, such as bad brakes or a failing battery.

What Type of Oil Does My Suzuki Vitara Need?

Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has the right 2004 Suzuki Vitara motor oil: either synthetic or conventional. Suzuki has specifically identified either synthetic or conventional as the best oil for 2004 Suzuki Vitara vehicles. Motor oil reduces friction between engine components, regulate engine temperature, and prevent the build-up of harmful substances within the engine. In an oil change service, a technician will change your Vitara's oil, replace and recycle your used oil and oil filter, inspect the rest of your car’s filters, top-off important fluids, and perform a free inspection on the rest of your vehicle. You can drive easy knowing that we strive to do what's best for your vehicle and take into account your driving habits, weather and road conditions,

Types of Motor Oil for Suzukis

What motor oils are available at Firestone Complete Auto Care? We stock outstanding motor oils because that's what your engine deserves. Consult Suzuki's recommendations to select the right  2004 Vitara oil and talk with a teammate to learn more about our oil options: 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. There are plenty of motor oils on the market today, so why do we prefer these brands? They are champions. 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] There's also 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 specifically designed for diesel and gasoline engines that need to survive the toughest working conditions, and is uniquely fortified to offer heightened performance in extreme temperatures, increased wear protection, and better oxidation resistance. For help picking the correct motor oil for your 2004 Suzuki Vitara, refer to Suzuki's recommendations first.

Where to Get an Oil Change for Suzuki Vitara

The next time your Suzuki Vitara needs an oil change, you’ll know where to get it. Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has some of the best motor oil for Suzuki Vitaras. We'll take care of you quickly, with the right motor oil at the right price. Call ahead to find out how much oil changes cost for 2004 Suzuki Vitaras. Let the experts take care of your Vitara’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.

2004 Suzuki Vitara Oil Change Questions

  • What can low oil do to my Suzuki Vitara engine? Engine oil lubricates moving parts in your engine. If your oil runs low, these parts can grind together, generate excess heat, and eventually lead to Suzuki Vitara engine failure. That’s why you should check your oil and get it changed regularly.
  • Can I change my Suzuki oil on my own? Changing your own oil isn't as convenient as you might think. You’ll have to buy special tools and figure out a way to recycle the old oil properly. Having your oil professionally changed reduces the chances of something going wrong with the oil change, but it’ll also help your car perform smoothly down the road.
  • Why is my Suzuki Vitara exhaust smoke grayish or blue? There could be an oil leak and your engine is burning oil. Time to have a qualified technician check things out. The leak could be caused by several issues like leaking valve seals, blown piston rings, or damaged cylinder walls.

Get Your Suzuki Vitara Oil Changed

Help your 2004 Vitara engine last longer with regular oil changes and lube service. Schedule an appointment now!