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Mercedes SLK230 overfilling oil warning

For two years I chased engine performance problems. $$$ at two different dealerships. Replaced several expensive parts & modules. The whole problem is that Jiffy Lube has been overfilling the oil container. The manual has a warning on engine oil "Do not overfill". Some engines are very sensative the SLK will have problems. the Capacity is 5.9 Quart. How much should I have in there? 4.5 Qt?

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5.6 liters here in the UK, could be a faulty sensor but try the oil first, easy enough to drain, jack up the rear passenger side so it gets all the oil out when draining.
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