2009 Mercedes-Benz C300 Oil Change Service

2009 Mercedes-Benz C300 Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedule for a 2009 Mercedes-Benz C300? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

How Often to Get 2009 Mercedes-Benz C300 Oil Changes

Not sure how or where to get your Mercedes-Benz C300’s oil changed? Get the advice you need at Firestone Complete Auto Care! We are experts in car care — not just tires. We know all about 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.”

Your 2009 C300’s oil should be changed according to Mercedes-Benz’s recommended oil change intervals. See mileage and month specifics in the above table. Your C300 may need an oil change right away if your check engine/oil change light is on, you hear knocking sounds coming from the engine, sense an oil smell in the cabin, 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, go off-roading a lot, or go long distances at low speeds. In general, being extra-diligent about oil changes won’t damage your Mercedes-Benz C300. 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 C300?

Whether you need high mileage oil, synthetic oil, or conventional oil, you'll find the right 2009 Mercedes-Benz C300 motor oil at Firestone Complete Auto Care. Mercedes-Benz has recommendations as to whether conventional or synthetic oil is the best motor oil for your 2009 C300. This oil helps lubricate engine parts, regulate engine temperature, and prevent the build-up of harmful substances within the engine. During your oil change service, a technician will change your C300's oil, replace and recycle your used oil and filter, inspect the rest of your car’s filters, top-off essential fluids, and visually inspect the rest of the vehicle. You can drive with confidence knowing that we look out for you and your C300 by taking into account your driving preferences, local climate,

Types of Motor Oil for Mercedes-Benzs

What motor oils are available at Firestone Complete Auto Care? Your C300 engine deserves the very best, which is why we only stock the best! Consult Mercedes-Benz's recommendations to select the right  2009 C300 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 are plenty of motor oils on the market today, so why do we prefer these brands? They are tested and trusted. For instance, when tested in taxi fleets across North America, Quaker State was shown to provide 2x more protection than the industry standard. [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. But don't forget about Shell Rotella for heavy-duty engines. It's made for gasoline and diesel engines that need to survive the toughest working conditions, and is uniquely strengthened to deliver improved oxidation resistance, heightened performance in extreme temperatures, and increased wear protection. For help selecting the right motor oil for your 2009 Mercedes-Benz C300, defer to Mercedes-Benz's recommendations.

Where to Get an Oil Change for Mercedes-Benz C300

When the time for your C300’s next oil change rolls around, you know where to go! 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. To find out how much a 2009 C300 oil change costs, call ahead. Get professional engine care by making an oil change appointment for your C300 today. 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.

2009 Mercedes-Benz C300 Oil Change Q&A

  • Why check the motor oil level in my Mercedes-Benz C300? Engine oil is a lubricant for the moving parts in your engine. If your oil runs low, these components can grind against each other, overheat, and cause your C300’s 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 C300 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. Getting a professional oil change reduces the risk of something going wrong during the service, but also with your vehicle down the road.
  • Why is my Mercedes-Benz C300 exhaust smoke grayish 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, blown piston rings, or damaged cylinder walls.

Get an Oil Change for Your Mercedes-Benz C300

Help your 2009 C300 engine last longer with regular oil changes and lube service. Schedule an appointment now!