Oil Changes for 2002 Suzuki XL-7

2002 Suzuki XL-7 Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedule for a 2002 Suzuki XL-7? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

How Often to Get 2002 Suzuki XL-7 Oil Changes

Need more info about 2002 Suzuki XL-7 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. 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.”

Suzuki recommends having your 2002 Suzuki XL-7’s motor oil changed at regular intervals. Check the interval for your vehicle mileage in the table above. Your XL-7 may need an oil change right away if your check engine/oil change light is on, you hear engine knocking, smell oil inside the vehicle, or notice an unusual amount of exhaust. You may also need an oil change more frequently than Suzuki recommends if you haul heavy loads, drive in dusty terrain, go off-roading a lot, or go long distances at low speeds. More frequent oil changes generally won't harm your Suzuki XL-7. In fact, every oil change is an opportunity to diagnose and treat any other issues, such as bad brakes or a failing battery.

What Kind of Oil Should I Get for My Suzuki XL-7?

Whether it’s synthetic, conventional, or a blend of both — your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has the right oil for your Suzuki XL-7. Suzuki has most likely outlined either synthetic or conventional as the ideal engine oil for your 2002 XL-7. This oil helps lubricate engine parts, maintain proper engine temperature, and keep harmful substances from building up inside the engine. During an oil change, a technician will change your XL-7's oil, replace and recycle your used oil and oil filter, inspect the rest of your car’s filters, top-off important fluids, and visually inspect the rest of the vehicle. You can drive with confidence knowing that we look out for you and your XL-7 by taking into account your driving preferences, and odometer.

Types of Motor Oil for Suzukis

Wondering if we carry the right motor oil for your Suzuki? Your XL-7 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. There are plenty of motor oils on the market today, so why do we prefer these brands? They are tested and trusted. For instance, Quaker State was shown to provide 2x more protection than the industry standard when tested in taxi fleets across the country. [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 specifically designed for diesel and gasoline 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. Always refer to Suzuki's recommendations before going with a new or different motor oil for your 2002 Suzuki XL-7.

Where to Get an Oil Change for Suzuki XL-7

When the time for your XL-7’s next oil change rolls around, you know where to go! Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has some of the best motor oil for Suzuki XL-7s. We’ve got convenient appointment times to take care of you, with the right motor oil at the right price. Find out how much your Suzuki XL-7 oil change will cost by calling ahead. Make an appointment for an oil change service today and let the oil experts take care of your XL-7's engine. 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.

2002 Suzuki XL-7 Oil Change Q&A

  • What can low oil do to my Suzuki XL-7 engine? Engine oil is a lubricant for the 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 Suzuki XL-7 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 Suzuki XL-7 oil at home? Changing your own oil isn't as convenient as you might think. You’ll have to figure out how to properly dispose of the oil and buy special tools. 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? 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, fried piston rings, or damaged cylinder walls.

Get an Oil Change for Your Suzuki XL-7

Help your 2002 Suzuki XL-7 run newer, longer with routine oil changes. Schedule your oil change appointment today.