1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 Oil Change Service

1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedule for a 1994 Mercedes-Benz C280? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

When to Change 1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 Engine Oil

Looking for oil change recommendations for your 1994 Mercedes-Benz C280? Get the advice you need at Firestone Complete Auto Care! Our expertise goes beyond tires. We know all about 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.

Mercedes-Benz recommends changing your 1994 C280’s oil at regular intervals. See mileage and month specifics in the above table. Outside of Mercedes-Benz-recommended oil change intervals, your C280 may need an oil change if your check engine light is on, you hear knocking sounds coming from the engine, smell oil inside the car, 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, enjoy off-roading, or go at low speeds on long distance trips. Generally, getting more frequent oil changes won’t hurt your Mercedes-Benz C280. 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 1994 Mercedes-Benz C280?

Whether you need high mileage oil, synthetic oil, or conventional oil, you'll find the right 1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 motor oil at Firestone Complete Auto Care. Mercedes-Benz has specifically identified either synthetic or conventional as the best motor oil for your 1994 C280. This oil helps lubricate engine parts, keep the engine cool, and keep harmful substances from building up inside the engine. During an oil change, an auto technician will change your C280’s oil, replace and recycle the old oil and filter, check all of your other filters, top-off important fluids, and perform a free inspection on the rest of your vehicle. You can drive easy knowing that we strive to do what's best for your vehicle and take into account your driving preferences, weather and road conditions,

Types of Motor Oil for Mercedes-Benzs

What motor oils are available at Firestone Complete Auto Care? We carry the best because your C280 deserves the best. Consult Mercedes-Benz's recommendations to select the right  1994 C280 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 proven winners. For instance, Quaker State was shown to provide 2x more protection than the industry standard when tested in taxi fleets across the country. [1] Pennzoil is another option. 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 withstand rugged conditions, and is uniquely strengthened to deliver increased wear protection, heightened performance in extreme temperatures, and improved oxidation resistance. For help selecting the right motor oil for your 1994 Mercedes-Benz C280, defer to Mercedes-Benz's recommendations.

Where Can I Get a Mercedes-Benz C280 Oil Change

The next time your Mercedes-Benz C280 needs an 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 oil at the right price. Call ahead to find out how much oil changes cost for 1994 Mercedes-Benz C280s. Make an appointment for an oil change service today and let the oil experts take care of your C280's engine. 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.

1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 Oil Change Q&A

  • Why check the motor oil level in my Mercedes-Benz C280? Engine oil lubricates moving parts in your engine. If your oil reservoir is low or empty, these components can grind against each other, generate excess heat, and cause your C280’s engine to fail. That’s why you should check your oil and get it changed regularly.
  • Can I change my Mercedes-Benz oil on my own? Changing engine oil at home isn’t as simple as it’s made out to be. You’ll have to buy special tools and figure out a way to recycle the old oil properly. Having your oil changed professionally can not only reduce the risk of something going wrong during the service, but also with your vehicle down the road.
  • Why is my Mercedes-Benz exhaust smoke gray or blue? There could be an oil leak and your engine is burning oil. It may be time for a pro to take a look. A leak can be caused by a variety of issues including faulty valve seals, fried piston rings, or damaged cylinder walls.

Schedule an Oil Change for Your 1994 C280

Help your 1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 run newer, longer with routine oil changes. Schedule your oil change appointment today.