Oil Changes for 2006 Mercedes-Benz CL500

When to Change 2006 Mercedes-Benz CL500 Engine Oil

Looking for oil change recommendations for your 2006 Mercedes-Benz CL500? Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care! Our expertise goes beyond tires. We know the ins and outs of 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 2006 CL500’s oil should be changed according to Mercedes-Benz’s recommended oil change intervals. See mileage and month specifics in the above table. Your CL500 may need an oil change right away if your check engine/oil change light is on, you hear knocking sounds coming from the engine, smell oil inside the car, or see an excess amount of vehicle exhaust. You may also need an oil change more frequently than Mercedes-Benz recommends if you haul heavy loads, drive in dusty terrain, adventure off-road, or go at low speeds on long distance trips. More frequent oil changes generally won't harm your Mercedes-Benz CL500. In fact, every oil change is an opportunity to diagnose and treat any other issues, such as bad brakes or a failing battery.

What Type of Oil Does My Mercedes-Benz CL500 Need?

Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has the right 2006 Mercedes-Benz CL500 motor oil: either synthetic or conventional. Mercedes-Benz has recommendations as to whether conventional or synthetic oil is the best oil for 2006 Mercedes-Benz CL500 vehicles. This oil helps lubricate engine parts, regulate engine temperature, and prevent harmful substances from accumulating in the engine. In an oil change service, an auto technician will change your CL500’s oil, replace and recycle your used oil and oil filter, inspect the rest of your car’s filters, refill vital car fluids, and visually inspect the rest of the vehicle. You can rest assured knowing that we seek to do what’s best for your CL500 by considering your driving style, and mileage.

Types of Motor Oil for Mercedes-Benzs

Wondering if we carry the right motor oil for your Mercedes-Benz? We carry the best because your CL500 deserves the best. Check your owner's manual and talk with a technician to select the right Mercedes-Benz CL500 oil, whether it's Quaker State® Advanced Durability™ conventional oil, Pennzoil® High Mileage Vehicle® motor oil, Pennzoil Platinum® Full Synthetic motor oil with PurePlus™ Technology, or Shell Rotella® heavy-duty engine oil. There's a reason we carry these motor oil brands. They are champions. For example, when tested in taxi fleets across North America, Quaker State was shown to provide 2x more protection than the industry standard. [1] There's also Pennzoil. Pennzoil Synthetics feature the capabilities to advance with vehicle technology to offer complete protection for not only the engines of today, but also the engines of tomorrow. For heavy-duty engines, there's Shell Rotella. It's specifically designed for diesel and gasoline engines that need to survive the toughest working conditions, and is uniquely fortified to offer increased wear protection, heightened performance in extreme temperatures, and improved oxidation resistance. For help picking the correct motor oil for your 2006 Mercedes-Benz CL500, refer to Mercedes-Benz's recommendations first.

Where to Get an Oil Change for Mercedes-Benz CL500

When the time for your CL500’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’ve got convenient appointment times to take care of you, with the right engine oil at a competitive price. Find out how much your Mercedes-Benz CL500 oil change will cost by calling ahead. Make an appointment for an oil change service today and let the oil experts take care of your CL500's engine. 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.

2006 Mercedes-Benz CL500 Oil Change Questions

  • Why check the motor oil level in my Mercedes-Benz CL500? Motor oil lubricates important engine parts. If your oil runs low, these parts can grind together, generate excess heat, and cause your CL500’s engine to fail. That’s why it’s best to check your oil levels and get your oil changed regularly.
  • Can I change my Mercedes-Benz oil on my own? Changing your own oil isn't as convenient as you might think. You’ll have to figure out how to properly dispose of the oil and buy special tools. 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 CL500 exhaust smoke grayish or blue? Your engine could be burning oil due to a leak. 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 old cylinder walls.

Get Your Mercedes-Benz CL500 Oil Changed

Give your CL500’s engine a little TLC with routine oil changes. Schedule your next appointment today.