2004 Suzuki XL-7 Oil Change Service

2004 Suzuki XL-7 Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedule for a 2004 Suzuki XL-7? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

When to Change 2004 Suzuki XL-7 Engine Oil

Need more info about 2004 Suzuki XL-7 oil changes? Look no further than Firestone Complete Auto Care! Our expertise goes beyond tires. We know all about motor oil, too. 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 changing your 2004 XL-7’s oil 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 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 areas, go off-roading a lot, or go at low speeds on long distance trips. In general, being extra-diligent about oil changes won’t damage your Suzuki XL-7. 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 Suzuki XL-7 Need?

Whether you need high mileage oil, synthetic oil, or conventional oil, you'll find the right 2004 Suzuki XL-7 motor oil at Firestone Complete Auto Care. Suzuki has most likely outlined either synthetic or conventional as the best oil for 2004 Suzuki XL-7 vehicles. Motor oil reduces friction between engine components, regulate 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, check all of your other filters, top-off important fluids, and perform a courtesy inspection on your entire vehicle. You can drive easy knowing that we strive to do what's best for your vehicle and take into account your driving style, weather and road conditions,

Types of Motor Oil for Suzukis

What motor oils are available at Firestone Complete Auto Care? We carry the best because your XL-7 deserves the best. Check your owner's manual and talk with a technician to select the right Suzuki XL-7 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. With so many motor oil brands in the market, why do we carry these brands? They are tested and trusted. 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] 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. But don't forget about Shell Rotella for heavy-duty engines. It's made for gasoline and diesel engines that need to overcome the strenuous working conditions, and is uniquely strengthened 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 XL-7, refer to Suzuki's recommendations first.

Where to Get an Oil Change for Suzuki XL-7

The next time your Suzuki XL-7 needs an oil change, you know where to go! Your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care has the ideal oil for your XL-7’s engine. We’ll take care of you and your car at your convenience, with the right oil at the right price. Find out how much your Suzuki XL-7 oil change will cost by calling ahead. Get professional engine care by making an oil change appointment for your XL-7 today. For your convenience, many of our stores are open late and on weekends!

[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 XL-7

  • Why check the motor oil level in my Suzuki XL-7? Engine oil lubricates moving parts in your engine. If your oil reservoir is low or empty, these parts can grind together, generate too much heat, and cause your Suzuki XL-7 engine to fail. That’s why it’s best to check your oil levels and get your oil changed regularly.
  • Can I change my Suzuki XL-7 oil at home? 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 also help your car perform down the road.
  • Why is my Suzuki XL-7 exhaust smoke grayish or blue? You could have an oil leak and have a case of burning oil. It may be time for a pro to take a look. A leak can be caused by a variety of issues including faulty valve seals, blown piston rings, or worn cylinder walls.

Get an Oil Change for Your Suzuki XL-7

Help your 2004 XL-7 engine last longer with regular oil changes and lube service. Schedule an appointment now!