1985 Mercedes-Benz 300CD Oil Change Service

How Often to Change 1985 Mercedes-Benz 300CD Oil

Need more info about 1985 Mercedes-Benz 300CD oil changes? Get the advice you need at Firestone Complete Auto Care! We're experts in more than tires. We know all about 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.”

Mercedes-Benz recommends having your 1985 Mercedes-Benz 300CD’s motor oil changed at regular intervals. See mileage and month specifics in the above table. Your 300CD 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 see an excess amount of vehicle exhaust. You might need an oil change more frequently than what’s recommended by Mercedes-Benz if you regularly haul heavy loads, drive in dusty areas, go off-roading a lot, or go at low speeds on long distance trips. More frequent oil changes generally won't harm your Mercedes-Benz 300CD. Each oil change is actually another chance to check and resolve other car issues, such as worn brake pads or tire treads.

What Kind of Oil Should I Get for My Mercedes-Benz 300CD?

Whether you need high mileage oil, synthetic oil, or conventional oil, you'll find the right 1985 Mercedes-Benz 300CD motor oil at Firestone Complete Auto Care. Mercedes-Benz has specifically identified either synthetic or conventional as the ideal engine oil for your 1985 300CD. This oil helps lubricate engine parts, keep the engine cool, and prevent harmful substances from accumulating in the engine. During an oil change, a technician will change your 300CD's oil, replace and recycle the old oil and filter, check all of your other filters, refill vital car fluids, and perform a courtesy inspection on your entire vehicle. You can drive with confidence knowing that we look out for you and your 300CD by taking into account your driving style, climate,

Types of Motor Oil for Mercedes-Benzs

Wondering what motor oil brands you can find at Firestone Complete Auto Care? We stock outstanding motor oils because that's what your engine deserves. 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. 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. But don't forget about Shell Rotella for heavy-duty engines. It's expressly designed for gasoline and diesel engines that need to overcome the strenuous working conditions, and is uniquely strengthened to deliver increased wear protection, heightened performance in extreme temperatures, and improved oxidation resistance. Always refer to Mercedes-Benz's recommendations before going with a new or different motor oil for your 1985 Mercedes-Benz 300CD.

Where Can I Get a Mercedes-Benz 300CD Oil Change

When the time for your 300CD’s next oil change rolls around, you know where to turn. Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care carries some of the most reliable engine oils for Mercedes-Benz vehicles. We’ve got convenient appointment times to take care of you, with the right oil at the right price. To find out how much a 1985 300CD oil change costs, call ahead. Get professional engine care by making an oil change appointment for your 300CD today. For your convenience, many of our stores are open late and on weekends!

[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.

Oil Change Q&A for Your 1985 Mercedes-Benz 300CD

  • Why check the motor oil level in my Mercedes-Benz 300CD? Engine oil is a lubricant for the moving parts in your engine. If your oil reservoir is low or empty, these components can grind against each other, generate too much heat, and cause your Mercedes-Benz 300CD engine to fail. That’s why you’re better off checking your oil levels and investing in routine lube services.
  • Can I change my Mercedes-Benz 300CD oil at home? First off, changing your own oil isn’t as easy as you’d think. You’ll have to figure out how to properly dispose of the oil and buy special tools. Having your oil changed professionally can not only reduce the risk of something going wrong during the service, but it’ll also help your car perform smoothly down the road.
  • Why is my Mercedes-Benz exhaust smoke gray or blue? You could have an oil leak and have a case of burning oil. Time to have a qualified technician check things out. The leak could be caused by several issues like leaking valve seals, fried piston rings, or damaged cylinder walls.

Get an Oil Change for Your Mercedes-Benz 300CD

Help your 1985 Mercedes-Benz 300CD run newer, longer with routine oil changes. Schedule your oil change appointment today.