1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SE Oil Change Service

1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SE Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedule for a 1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SE? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

How Often to Change 1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SE Oil

Not sure how or where to get your Mercedes-Benz 300SE’s oil changed? Get the advice you need at Firestone Complete Auto Care! We're experts in more than tires. Oil and lube services are also our specialties. After all, "Oil is the blood of the engine. It's the #1 thing you can do for your car," says our maintenance technician, Brianna.

Your 1993 300SE’s oil should be changed according to Mercedes-Benz’s recommended oil change intervals. See mileage and month specifics in the above table. Your 300SE may need an oil change right away if your check engine/oil change light is on, you hear engine knocking, smell oil inside the vehicle, or notice excess 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 terrain, enjoy off-roading, or drive at low speeds for long distances. In general, being extra-diligent about oil changes won’t damage your Mercedes-Benz 300SE. 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’s the Right Type of Oil for 1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SE?

Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has the right 1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SE motor oil: either synthetic or conventional. Mercedes-Benz has specifically identified either synthetic or conventional as the best oil for 1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SE vehicles. This oil helps lubricate engine parts, keep the engine cool, and keep harmful substances from building up inside the engine. During your oil change service, one of our techs will change your 300SE’s oil, replace and recycle the old oil and filter, inspect all of your other filters, top-off essential fluids, and perform a courtesy inspection on your entire vehicle. You can rest assured knowing that we seek to do what’s best for your 300SE by considering your driving preferences, and mileage.

Types of Motor Oil for Mercedes-Benzs

What motor oils are available at Firestone Complete Auto Care? We carry the best because your 300SE deserves the best. Consult Mercedes-Benz's recommendations to select the right  1993 300SE 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. There's a reason we carry these motor oil brands. They are champions. For instance, 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] There's also Pennzoil. 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 expressly designed for gasoline and diesel engines that need to overcome the strenuous working conditions, and is fortified to deliver improved oxidation resistance, heightened performance in extreme temperatures, and increased wear protection. For help selecting the right motor oil for your 1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SE, defer to Mercedes-Benz's recommendations.

Where to Go for 1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SE Oil Change

When it's time for a 1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SE oil change, you know where to go! Your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care has the ideal oil for your 300SE’s engine. We’ve got convenient appointment times to take care of you, with the right engine oil at a competitive price. To find out how much a 1993 300SE oil change costs, call ahead. Let the experts take care of your 300SE’s engine by making an oil change appointment 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.

1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SE Oil Change Q&A

  • Should I check my Mercedes-Benz 300SE motor oil level? 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, overheat, and cause your Mercedes-Benz 300SE engine to fail. That’s why it’s best to check your oil levels and get your oil changed regularly.
  • Can I change my Mercedes-Benz 300SE 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 help your car perform down the road.
  • Why is my Mercedes-Benz 300SE spewing blue or gray exhaust smoke? You could have an oil leak and have a case of burning oil. It may be time for a pro to take a look. The leak could be the result of worn valve seals, fried piston rings, or old cylinder walls.

Get an Oil Change for Your Mercedes-Benz 300SE

Help your 1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SE run newer, longer with routine oil changes. Schedule your oil change appointment today.