1992 Mercedes-Benz 400E Oil Change

1992 Mercedes-Benz 400E Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedule for a 1992 Mercedes-Benz 400E? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

How Often to Change 1992 Mercedes-Benz 400E Oil

Not sure how or where to get your Mercedes-Benz 400E’s oil changed? Look no further than Firestone Complete Auto Care! Our expertise goes beyond tires. We know the ins and outs of motor oil, too. 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 1992 400E’s oil should be changed according to Mercedes-Benz’s recommended oil change intervals. Check the interval for your vehicle mileage in the table above. Outside of Mercedes-Benz-recommended oil change intervals, your 400E may need an oil change if your check engine light is on, you hear knock knock knock coming from the engine, sense an oil smell in the cabin, or notice an unusual amount of exhaust. You may also need an oil change more frequently than Mercedes-Benz recommends if you haul heavy loads, frequent dusty roads, adventure off-road, or go at low speeds on long distance trips. In general, being extra-diligent about oil changes won’t damage your Mercedes-Benz 400E. 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 Kind of Oil Should I Get for My Mercedes-Benz 400E?

Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has the right 1992 Mercedes-Benz 400E motor oil: either synthetic or conventional. Mercedes-Benz has most likely outlined either synthetic or conventional as the best oil for 1992 Mercedes-Benz 400E vehicles. This oil helps lubricate engine parts, regulate engine temperature, and keep harmful substances from building up inside the engine. During your oil change service, an auto technician will change your 400E’s oil, replace and recycle your used oil and oil filter, inspect the rest of your car’s filters, top-off important fluids, and visually inspect the rest of the vehicle. You can drive with confidence knowing that we look out for you and your 400E by taking into account your driving habits, and mileage.

Types of Motor Oil for Mercedes-Benzs

Wondering if we carry the right motor oil for your Mercedes-Benz? We stock outstanding motor oils because that's what your engine deserves. Consult Mercedes-Benz's recommendations to select the right  1992 400E 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. With so many motor oil brands in the market, why do we carry these brands? They are proven winners. 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? Unlike traditional synthetic motor oils, the Pennzoil Platinum® Full Synthetic line of motor oils with PurePlus® Technology is formulated from pure natural gas, which helps lead to better performance. Then there's Shell Rotella heavy-duty engine oil. It's made for gasoline and diesel engines that need to survive the toughest working conditions, and is fortified to deliver improved oxidation resistance, heightened performance in extreme temperatures, and increased wear protection. For help picking the correct motor oil for your 1992 Mercedes-Benz 400E, refer to Mercedes-Benz's recommendations first.

Where to Go for 1992 Mercedes-Benz 400E Oil Change

When it's time for a 1992 Mercedes-Benz 400E oil change, you know where to turn. Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care carries some of the most reliable engine oils for Mercedes-Benz vehicles. We’ll take care of you and your car at your convenience, with the right motor oil at the right price. Call ahead to find out how much oil changes cost for 1992 Mercedes-Benz 400Es. Let the experts take care of your 400E’s engine by making an oil change appointment 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.

1992 Mercedes-Benz 400E Oil Change Questions

  • What can low oil do to my Mercedes-Benz 400E engine? Engine oil lubricates moving parts in your engine. If your oil runs low, these parts can grind together, overheat, and cause your Mercedes-Benz 400E engine to fail. That’s why you should check your oil and get it changed regularly.
  • How hard is it to change Mercedes-Benz 400E oil at home? Changing engine oil at home isn’t as simple as it’s made out to be. 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 400E exhaust smoke grayish or blue? 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, blown piston rings, or worn cylinder walls.

Get Your Mercedes-Benz 400E Oil Changed

Help your 1992 Mercedes-Benz 400E run newer, longer with routine oil changes. Schedule your oil change appointment today.