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How to Check Oil Level in a Mercedes-Benz

Check Oil Level
Mercedes-Benz Motor oil is an integral part of your Mercedes-Benz vehicle, and you should always make sure there’s plenty in your Mercedes-Benz engine to protect all of its internal moving parts. Whether you’re a commuter that ventures out onto the highways of Mclean and Chantilly often, or a local driver who stays closer to Vienna, making sure you check your oil level regularly is important. Read on to learn more about how to check car oil from the service team at Mercedes-Benz of Tysons Corner!

Here’s How to Check the Oil Level in Your Mercedes-Benz

Many Mercedes-Benz models have electronic oil monitors that don’t use traditional dipsticks. Accordingly, the first step to checking the oil level in your Mercedes-Benz is breaking out your owner’s manual. If you’re checking the oil manually in an older vehicle, just follow these steps:

  1. Park your vehicle on level ground and ensure the engine is turned off and cold.
  2. Open your car’s hood and locate the dipstick.
  3. Pull the dipstick out of the engine bay. Wipe all the oil off so it’s clean.
  4. Put the dipstick all the way back, as though you were going to leave it, then pull it out again and examine both sides to see what the oil level is.

Usually, dipsticks. have two marks to indicate oil level, or a cross-hatched area. If the oil level is between these marks, that indicates you have sufficient oil in your Mercedes-Benz engine. If it isn’t, you’ll need to contact our service center to add more engine oil or schedule Mercedes-Benz Synthetic Motor Oil Replacement service.

Why Check Your Mercedes-Benz Synthetic Motor Oil Level?

Mercedes-Benz Synthetic Motor Oil Replacement service* is an extremely important part of your car’s regular maintenance schedule. And while this service is generally recommended every 10,000 miles as part of Mercedes-Benz Service A** and Mercedes-Benz Service B**, it’s also a requirement to keep your vehicle running it’s best for years afterward***. That’s because Mercedes-Benz synthetic motor oil helps reduce engine friction, remove impurities during the combustion process, and so much more. So if you have any questions about if it’s time for this service, or why it’s important, give us a call at (703) 448-2289.

Let the Mercedes-Benz of Tysons Corner Service Team Keep Your Car in Prime Condition

Let the service experts here at Mercedes-Benz of Tysons Corner near Great Falls walk you through the process of how to check car oil! Contact us today for additional information and we’ll make sure your Mercedes-Benz maintenance & service needs are met! Explore our other service tips and tricks, like our guide to Mercedes-Benz Service A and Service B at Mercedes-Benz of Tysons Corner.

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*Oil and filter change is the base advertised service component. Additional services as determined by your vehicle’s ASSYST Plus system, which calculates service needs based on your driving habits, time, mileage and environmental conditions, may increase service cost.
**2009 and newer Mercedes-Benz vehicles only. Price advertised for Service A/Service B includes all factory-required components. Please refer to your maintenance booklet for the complete list of factory-required services and details on the specific intervals for your vehicle’s year and model.
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