1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC Scheduled Maintenance

1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC Maintenance Schedule

How often should I service my 1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC?

Here’s Why 1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC Scheduled Maintenance Matters

You want your Mercedes-Benz 560SEC to last as long as possible. With the right maintenance at the right time, you could hit 200,000 miles (or beyond!) in your 560SEC. So, you want to care for your car, but you’re not sure when to get certain services. Instead of waiting for an issue to arise with your 560SEC, you can stay ahead of problems before they even begin. Rely on the recommended maintenance schedule that’s been created just for your 1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC!

Mercedes-Benz knows your vehicle inside and out (they made it, after all!), so they’ve designed this schedule with your car’s unique needs in mind. Depending on driving conditions and climate in your area (as well as other contributing factors, like your personal travel habits), your car’s scheduled maintenance needs may vary; in most cases, though, recommended maintenance will consist of services like tire rotations, vital fluid checks/exchanges, filter changes, brake pad replacement, and oil changes. Keeping up with routine service appointments is a great way to keep your 560SEC running for longer, decrease your risk of dangerous malfunctions on the road, and help you avoid expensive repairs caused by 1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC problems later.

Learn About Vital Maintenance Needs for Your Mercedes-Benz 560SEC

Bring your 1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC to Firestone Complete Auto Care for factory-recommended maintenance services and our technicians will jump right in with a Courtesy Check. The Courtesy Check helps us see what we’re working with under the hood, and allows us to alert you to any potential problems before they worsen. During a Courtesy Check, we’ll always check your battery, then we’ll move on to inspect your 560SEC’s head and tail lights, tires, fluid levels, alignment, and windshield wipers.

Could your 1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC be ready for a new battery? In general, car batteries only last three to five years. Yours may need to be replaced sooner depending on your driving habits and climate. Extremely hot or cold temperatures can take a toll on your Mercedes-Benz 560SEC battery, and so can frequent short drives. While you could wait until your battery fails and you hear the dreaded "click," you're better off replacing it before then! If you keep driving on a battery that can't hold a charge, you run the risk of being stranded when your battery finally gives out (and no one can predict where that might be!). Your Mercedes-Benz 560SEC won't be going anywhere without a strong battery.

Ensuring you always have a well-charged battery can help your car’s overall performance, and regularly scheduled oil changes can prevent premature wear on your 1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC engine. To learn how often Mercedes-Benz recommends you have the oil changed in your 1987 560SEC, check out the information table at the beginning of this page. Remember, things like average outside temperature or frequency of trips could increase or decrease this interval for your specific vehicle. A Firestone Complete Auto Care technician will be happy to help you determine the best oil change frequency for your car’s needs. We can also answer any questions you have about what type of oil to use for your 1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC.

Maintaining your Mercedes-Benz 560SEC steering and suspension system can not only ensure a smooth ride; it can also help you maintain control of your car in compromised road conditions. That's important if you plan on taking the road less traveled! Bring your car to Firestone Complete Auto Care, where our technicians can check your car’s steering components and, if necessary, provide Mercedes-Benz 560SEC steering and suspension services including wheel alignment, strut replacement, power steering fluid changes, ball joint lubrication, and wheel bearing replacement. To keep your car running at its best, it’s essential to have regular maintenance services on your Mercedes-Benz 560SEC's steering and suspension system.

If you skip recommended Mercedes-Benz 560SEC services, you could be feeling the heat on the road – literally! A malfunctioning A/C system or overheating engine can wreak havoc on your car. Our technicians have you covered there, too, with the tools and expertise to care for your entire Mercedes-Benz 560SEC cooling, heating, and climate control system. Is your Mercedes-Benz 560SEC radiator in need of replacement? We’ve got your back. A/C smelling musty? We’re here to fix that, too. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your one-stop shop for 1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC maintenance and repairs.

Don’t wait until something goes wrong with your car. Visit your nearest location for proactive maintenance today.

1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC Maintenance Questions

Take an active role in maintaining your 1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC. Get answers to common Mercedes-Benz 560SEC maintenance questions and learn more about caring for your vehicle.

  • When should I have Mercedes-Benz 560SEC alignment checked? Check your car for pothole damage! If you’ve recently hit a pothole (or even if you don’t remember hitting one… they can be sneaky!) check your tire treads, tire sidewalls, and wheels for damage. Potholes can also knock your car out of alignment, so have your alignment checked if you suspect you’ve driven over a rough patch of road lately.
  • When should I use high mileage oil in my Mercedes-Benz 560SEC? If your Mercedes-Benz 560SEC has ticked past 75,000 miles, consider switching to high mileage oil at your next oil change to give your engine what it needs to go another 75,000 (or more!). High mileage oil: make it a high priority!
  •  Why are my Mercedes-Benz dashboard lights on? It's better to get them addressed as soon as possible. An illuminated dashboard light means something in your vehicle isn't functioning like it should. Letting problems linger can mean bad news for your Mercedes-Benz 560SEC, so be sure to take your car in for service as soon as you notice an illuminated dashboard light

Get Work Done on Your Mercedes-Benz 560SEC

Take care of your Mercedes-Benz 560SEC and it'll take care of you. Schedule an appointment for routine maintenance today.