Oil Changes for 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL

1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedule for a 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

When to Change 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL Engine Oil

Looking for oil change recommendations for your 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL? Look no further than Firestone Complete Auto Care! We are experts in car care — not just tires. Oil and lube services are also our specialties. 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 having your 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL’s motor oil changed at regular intervals. See mileage and month specifics in the above table. No matter the mileage, your 500SEL may need its oil changed ASAP if your check engine light is on, you hear engine knocking, smell oil inside the vehicle, or notice an unusual amount of 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 go long distances at low speeds. More frequent oil changes generally won't harm your Mercedes-Benz 500SEL. In fact, every oil change is an opportunity to diagnose and treat any other issues, such as bad brakes or a failing battery.

What’s the Right Type of Oil for 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL?

Whether you need high mileage oil, synthetic oil, or conventional oil, you'll find the right 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL motor oil at Firestone Complete Auto Care. Mercedes-Benz has most likely outlined either synthetic or conventional as the best oil for 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL vehicles. Motor oil reduces friction between engine components, regulate engine temperature, and prevent the build-up of harmful substances within the engine. In an oil change service, an auto technician will change your 500SEL’s oil, replace and recycle your used 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 500SEL by taking into account your driving style, and mileage.

Types of Motor Oil for Mercedes-Benzs

Wondering what motor oil brands you can find at Firestone Complete Auto Care? We carry the best because your 500SEL 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 are plenty of motor oils on the market today, so why do we prefer 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] 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 specifically designed for diesel and gasoline engines that need to survive the toughest working conditions, and is uniquely strengthened to deliver increased wear protection, heightened performance in extreme temperatures, and improved oxidation resistance. For help picking the correct motor oil for your 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL, refer to Mercedes-Benz's recommendations first.

Where Can I Get a Mercedes-Benz 500SEL Oil Change

When it's time for a 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 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 quickly, with the right motor oil at the right price. Call ahead to find out how much oil changes cost for 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SELs. Get professional engine care by making an oil change appointment for your 500SEL 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 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL

  • What can low oil do to my Mercedes-Benz 500SEL engine? Engine oil is a lubricant for the moving parts in your engine. If your oil reservoir is low or empty, engine parts can grind together, overheat, and cause your Mercedes-Benz 500SEL engine to fail. That’s why you’re better off checking your oil levels and investing in routine lube services.
  • How hard is it to change Mercedes-Benz 500SEL oil at home? First off, changing your own oil isn’t as easy as you’d think. It requires special tools and old oil must be disposed of properly. Having your oil changed professionally can not only reduce the risk of something going wrong during the service, but also help your car perform 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 old cylinder walls.

Get an Oil Change for Your Mercedes-Benz 500SEL

Give your 500SEL’s engine a little TLC with routine oil changes. Schedule your next appointment today.