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Re: changing oil and filter
If you have never changed your oil before use care:
0.) Safely Jack up vechile
1.) remove oil filler cap
2.) remove oil drain plug on oil pan
3.) Let oil drain into a container
4.) Flush a quart of through with the drain plug removed to get any deposits out.
5.) remove and drain oil filter
6.) install new oil filter(make sure you put some oil on the filters gasket by hand)
7.)Install oil drain plug
8.) Re-fill with oil
9.) Put oil filler cap back on
Hope this helps and again use with care if you have never turned a wrench before, people get hurt easily by being careless while working under a car.
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The best engine oil for your car is what is specified in the owner's manual. There should also be writing on the top of the oil fill cap saying what kind of oil is needed. This type of oil is specified because that is what Mercedes designed the motor to use.
If you don't know how to change the oil, let a garage do it, there are no instructions in the owners manual for changing the oil, (drain the oil from the oil pan, remove the oil filter and replace with a new one, depending on your climate, use 5w-30w or 10w-40w and don't buy the cheapest oil filter, you have a Benz.
BEST TO LET DEALERSHIP CHANGE ENGINE OIL.YOU NEED A DEALERSHIP OIL FILTER.YOUR OIL FILTER INSIDE A HOUSING ON FRONT SIDE OF THE ENGINE. CHANGING YOUR OWN OIL NOT HARD.YOU NEED 9 QUARTS OF OIL LOOK INSIDE GLOVECOMPARTMENT FOR OWNERS MANUAL TO SEE WHAT TYPE OF ENGINE OIL YOU NEED TO USE AND HOW MANY QUARTS.IF YOU DONT CHECK READ MANUAL TO SEE WHAT OIL TYPE AND QUARTS YOU NEED. IF YOU BLOW OR DAMAGE THE ENGINE WARRANTY WILL NOT COVER THE ENGINE.FIRST OF ALL TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL YOU CRANK VECHICLE UP LET IDLE FEW MINUTES TO THIN OUT OIL THEN YOU TURN OFF ENGINE. YOU NEED TO RAISE VECHICLE USING THE FACTORY JACK.USE JACK STANDS. LOOK IN OWNERS FOR CAR JACK LIFTING LOCATIONS TO KEEP FROM DAMAGING ROCKER PANELS. AND PLACE A DRAIN PAN UNDER THE OIL PAN. UNDER THE VECHICLE.YOU NEED A WRENCH TO REMOVE OIL PAN DRAIN PLUG.WHEN ALL THE OLD OIL DRAIN OUT IN THE DRAIN PAN.SCREW BACK IN THE DRAIN PLUG TIGHTEN IT DONT OVER TIGHTEN STRIP THREADS.THEN YOU NEED SOCKET TYPE OIL WRENCH YOU USE WITH A 3/8 RATCHET WRENCH REMOVE OIL FILTER HOUSING.PLACE RAGS AROUND THE OIL FILTER HOUSING TO CATCH OIL SPILL. YOU WILL NEED TO GO TO THE DEALERSHIP FOR THE OIL FILTER AND FILTER HOUSING O RINGS. ONCE YOU GET NEW OIL FILTER AND O - RINGS INSTALL THEM IN THE OIL FILTER HOUSING.LOCATED OIL FILLER CAP ON VALVE COVER UNDER THE HOOD.REMOVE OIL FILLER CAP.POUR OIL IN ENGINE USING A FUNNEL.ENGINE HOLDS ABOUT 8.5 TO 9.0 QUARTS OIL. BUT LOOK IN THE OWNERS MANUAL CHECK HOW MANY QUARTS ENGINE NEED.CHECK OIL DIP STICK OIL LEVEL SHOULD BE ON THE FULL MARK ON THE ENGINE OIL DIP STICK.TO BE ON THE SAFE SIDE BUY 10 QUARTS OF OIL FOR A EXTRA.DONT OVER FILL MAKE SURE YOUR OIL LEVEL CORRECT.OIL DRAIN PLUG AND OIL FILTER TIGHT BEFORE CRANKING THE ENGINE.LOOK IN THE OWNERS MANUAL FOR OIL DIP STICK AND LOCATION.
front of the engine. on top. If you cant find the filter, what makes you qualified to change the oil. With the money it took to buy a car like this, why get cheap? Be sure to use the correct oil, motor oil is special for that car.
changing oil can be real fun thats one the things i look over before i buy a car. If the guy made the car so hard to work on why would i want own this car. Buy fram filters thats painted crusty on the bottom so you can hand tighten them. Always after you take off the old filter to look for see if the gasket came of the old filter. Dobble gasket mean big leak and hurting your car. Put some oil on the new filter gasket to get a good seal And slowly hand screw the filter you dont want to cross thread the holder the filter. i can tighten my filter so tight you dont need the wrench other take it off becuse if you use the wrench you could hurt the filter Look up your car find the correct filter wrench to take off the old one. I find best just buy a jack and jack stands if you cant see the filter and drain plug. Just buy a Hanes book they help you find ever thing on your cars at auto zone ore one the other stores with your year make and model And a handy tip i learned about oil and paint to get off your hands use corn oil and rag works great get off paint and old oil on your hands. it non toxic and then wash with normal soap
hi,your oil filter is located at rear end of your cylinder head,intake manifold side,using a tool,remove the black plastic for oil filter,brake pad replacement, same procedure with ordinary car,for water pump,remove your radiator shroud,remove your belt tensioning device,before you remove your belt,make sure you draw or memorize the rotation,ty