1992 Mercedes-Benz 300TE Oil Change Service

1992 Mercedes-Benz 300TE Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedule for a 1992 Mercedes-Benz 300TE? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

How Often to Change 1992 Mercedes-Benz 300TE Oil

Looking for oil change recommendations for your 1992 Mercedes-Benz 300TE? Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care! We are experts in car care — not just tires. We know the ins and outs of motor oil, too. After all, like our maintenance technician Brianna says, “Oil is the blood of the engine. It’s the #1 thing you can do for your car.”

Mercedes-Benz recommends changing your 1992 300TE’s oil at regular intervals. Check the interval for your vehicle mileage in the table above. No matter the mileage, your 300TE may need its oil changed ASAP if your check engine 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 terrain, adventure off-road, or go long distances at low speeds. Generally, getting more frequent oil changes won’t hurt your Mercedes-Benz 300TE. 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 300TE?

Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has the right 1992 Mercedes-Benz 300TE motor oil: either synthetic or conventional. Mercedes-Benz has specifically identified either synthetic or conventional as the best motor oil for your 1992 300TE. Motor oil reduces friction between engine components, regulate engine temperature, and keep harmful substances from building up inside the engine. During an oil change, a technician will change your 300TE's oil, replace and recycle your used oil and oil filter, inspect all of your other filters, refill vital car fluids, and perform a courtesy inspection on your entire vehicle. You can drive easy knowing that we strive to do what's best for your vehicle and take into account your driving style, and mileage.

Types of Motor Oil for Mercedes-Benzs

Wondering if we carry the right motor oil for your Mercedes-Benz? We carry the best because your 300TE deserves the best. 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. There's a reason we carry these motor oil brands. They are champions. For example, Quaker State was shown to provide 2x more protection than the industry standard when tested in taxi fleets across the country. [1] And Pennzoil? 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 made for gasoline and diesel engines that need to withstand rugged conditions, and is uniquely fortified to offer increased wear protection, heightened performance in extreme temperatures, and improved oxidation resistance. For help picking the correct motor oil for your 1992 Mercedes-Benz 300TE, refer to Mercedes-Benz's recommendations first.

Where to Get an Oil Change for Mercedes-Benz 300TE

The next time your Mercedes-Benz 300TE needs an oil change, you’ll know where to get it. Your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care has the ideal oil for your 300TE’s engine. We’ll take care of you and your car at your convenience, with the right engine oil at a competitive price. Find out how much your Mercedes-Benz 300TE oil change will cost by calling ahead. Let the experts take care of your 300TE’s engine by making an oil change appointment today. Many stores offer extended and weekend openings 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.

Oil Change Q&A for Your 1992 Mercedes-Benz 300TE

  • What can low oil do to my Mercedes-Benz 300TE engine? Engine oil lubricates moving parts in your engine. If you're low or out of oil, these parts can grind together, generate too much heat, and cause your Mercedes-Benz 300TE engine to fail. That’s why you should check your oil and get it changed regularly.
  • Can I change my Mercedes-Benz 300TE 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 with your vehicle down the road.
  • Why is my Mercedes-Benz 300TE exhaust smoke grayish or blue? Your engine could be burning oil due to a leak. Looks like it’s time for a professional to take a look. The leak could be the result of worn valve seals, blown piston rings, or damaged cylinder walls.

Get Your Mercedes-Benz 300TE Oil Changed

Help your 1992 Mercedes-Benz 300TE run newer, longer with routine oil changes. Schedule your oil change appointment today.