1992 Volvo 240 Oil Change Service

1992 Volvo 240 Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedule for a 1992 Volvo 240? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

How Often to Get 1992 Volvo 240 Oil Changes

Need more info about 1992 Volvo 240 oil changes? Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care! Our expertise goes beyond tires. We know the ins and outs of motor oil, too. After all, like our maintenance technician Brianna says, “Oil is the blood of the engine. It’s the #1 thing you can do for your car.”

Volvo recommends having your 1992 Volvo 240’s motor oil changed at regular intervals. Check the interval for your vehicle mileage in the table above. Your 240 may need an oil change right away if your check engine/oil change light is on, you hear knocking sounds 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 Volvo if you regularly haul heavy loads, drive in dusty areas, adventure off-road, or drive at low speeds for long distances. More frequent oil changes generally won't harm your Volvo 240. 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 Volvo 240 Need?

Whether it’s synthetic, conventional, or a blend of both — your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has the right oil for your Volvo 240. Volvo has recommendations as to whether conventional or synthetic oil is the best motor oil for your 1992 240. 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 240's oil, replace and recycle your used oil and oil filter, inspect all of your other filters, refill vital car fluids, and visually inspect the rest of the vehicle. You can drive easy knowing that we strive to do what's best for your vehicle and take into account your driving habits, climate,

Types of Motor Oil for Volvos

What motor oils are available at Firestone Complete Auto Care? Your 240 engine deserves the very best, which is why we only stock the best! Consult Volvo's recommendations to select the right  1992 240 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. With so many motor oil brands in the market, why do we carry these brands? They are proven winners. 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] Pennzoil is another option. Pennzoil Synthetics are the most technologically advanced, fully formulated motor oils available and exceed current industry and manufacturer requirements. Then there's Shell Rotella heavy-duty engine oil. It's specifically designed for diesel and gasoline engines that need to survive the toughest working conditions, and is uniquely strengthened to deliver improved oxidation resistance, heightened performance in extreme temperatures, and increased wear protection. For help selecting the right motor oil for your 1992 Volvo 240, defer to Volvo's recommendations.

Where to Go for 1992 Volvo 240 Oil Change

When the time for your 240’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 Volvo 240s. We'll take care of you quickly, with the right engine oil at a competitive price. To find out how much a 1992 240 oil change costs, call ahead. Get professional engine care by making an oil change appointment for your 240 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.

1992 Volvo 240 Oil Change Q&A

  • Should I check my Volvo 240 motor oil level? Engine oil lubricates moving parts in your engine. If your oil runs low, engine parts can grind together, overheat, and eventually lead to Volvo 240 engine failure. That’s why you should check your oil and get it changed regularly.
  • Can I change my Volvo 240 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 Volvo 240 spewing blue or gray exhaust smoke? 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 an Oil Change for Your Volvo 240

Help your 1992 240 engine last longer with regular oil changes and lube service. Schedule an appointment now!