2005 Toyota Land Cruiser Oil Change

Schedule an Oil Change for Your 2005 Land Cruiser

Help your 2005 Land Cruiser engine last longer with regular oil changes and lube service. Schedule an appointment now!

How Often to Change 2005 Toyota Land Cruiser Oil

Looking for oil change recommendations for your 2005 Toyota Land Cruiser? Get the advice you need at Firestone Complete Auto Care! We are experts in car care — not just tires. We know the ins and outs of 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.”

Toyota recommends having your 2005 Toyota Land Cruiser’s motor oil changed at regular intervals. Check out mileage and month info for your Land Cruiser in the above table. Outside of Toyota-recommended oil change intervals, your Land Cruiser may need an oil change 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 may also need an oil change more frequently than Toyota recommends if you haul heavy loads, frequent dusty roads, enjoy off-roading, or go long distances at low speeds. More frequent oil changes generally won't harm your Toyota Land Cruiser. 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 Kind of Oil Should I Get for My Toyota Land Cruiser?

Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has the right 2005 Toyota Land Cruiser motor oil: either synthetic or conventional. Toyota has most likely outlined either synthetic or conventional as the ideal engine oil for your 2005 Land Cruiser. Motor oil helps lubricate the engine’s moving parts, regulate engine temperature, and prevent harmful substances from accumulating in the engine. During your oil change service, an auto technician will change your Land Cruiser’s oil, replace and recycle your used oil and filter, inspect all of your other filters, refill vital car fluids, and perform a free inspection on the rest of your vehicle. You can rest assured knowing that we seek to do what’s best for your Land Cruiser by considering your driving preferences, and mileage.

Types of Motor Oil for Toyotas

Wondering if we carry the right motor oil for your Toyota? We carry the best because your Land Cruiser deserves 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's a reason we carry these motor oil brands. They are champions. For example, Quaker State was shown to provide 2x more protection than the industry standard when tested in taxi fleets across the country. [1] There's also Pennzoil. 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. Then there's Shell Rotella heavy-duty engine oil. It's made for gasoline and diesel engines that need to withstand rugged conditions, and is fortified to deliver heightened performance in extreme temperatures, increased wear protection, and better oxidation resistance. For help picking the correct motor oil for your 2005 Toyota Land Cruiser, refer to Toyota's recommendations first.

Where to Get an Oil Change for Toyota Land Cruiser

When the time for your Land Cruiser’s next oil change rolls around, you’ll know where to get it. Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has some of the best motor oil for Toyota Land Cruisers. We’ll take care of you and your car at your convenience, with the right engine oil at a competitive price. To find out how much a 2005 Land Cruiser oil change costs, call ahead. Let the experts take care of your Land Cruiser’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.

2005 Toyota Land Cruiser Oil Change Q&A

  • Why check the motor oil level in my Toyota Land Cruiser? Engine oil is a lubricant for the moving parts in your engine. If your oil reservoir is low or empty, engine parts can grind together, overheat, and eventually lead to Toyota Land Cruiser engine failure. That’s why it’s best to check your oil levels and get your oil changed regularly.
  • Can I change my Toyota Land Cruiser oil at home? Changing engine oil at home isn’t as simple as it’s made out to be. 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 help your car perform down the road.
  • Why is my Toyota exhaust smoke gray or blue? Your engine could be burning oil due to a leak. It may be time for a pro to take a look. The leak could be the result of worn valve seals, damaged piston rings, or old cylinder walls.