Mercedes-Benz Oil Changes

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When to Change Your Oil

Back in the days of carburetors, distributors, and regular oil, it was recommended that you change your oil every time you cross the 3,000-mile mark. Over time, this number slowly increased out of the view of the public eye. Dirty carburetors got replaced with fuel injectors, ignition systems dug the grave for the distributor, and scientists developed a way to synthesize oil to make it work better in every possible way. So how do you know when to change the oil in your Mercedes-Benz?

Mercedes-Benz Oil Change Frequency

The owner’s manual in every Mercedes-Benz glove box will tell you exactly how many miles to drive before changing the oil. It will also tell you what oil to use and how much. Before computers, mechanics relied on those magic little books! Modern automobile engines run much cleaner than older models and typically will only require an oil change every 10,000 miles or so when synthetic oil is used. Since all Mercedes-Benz models now recommend synthetic oil, this should apply to everyone with a car built after 2010.

If you have any questions about when to change the oil in your Mercedes-Benz, contact the service department at Hendrick Motors of Charlotte! We will help you make sure your car is as healthy as it can be.