Parts Catalog Accessories Catalog How To Articles Tech Forums
Call Pelican Parts at 888-280-7799
Shopping Cart Cart | Project List | Order Status | Help

Go Back   PeachParts Mercedes-Benz Forum > Mercedes-Benz Tech Information and Support > Tech Help

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-05-2009, 11:05 PM
Registered User
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 1
2005 C class oil change?

Is there anything unsual about changing oil on a 2005 C class. I have a friend that told me that I couldn't do it myself and it had to go to the dealer. What makes this oil change different?
Reply With Quote
Old 02-06-2009, 04:15 AM
ozzy's Avatar
benz tech
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 221
No, easy as.
Reply With Quote
Old 02-06-2009, 12:25 PM
Registered User
Join Date: Jun 1999
Location: Albuquerque, NM USA
Posts: 1,946
It's pretty difficult if you don't have the equipment to extract the oil via the dipstick tube ... as is the design intent.

You'll have to remove some bottom paneling to get to the drain screw on the oil pan, and the liklihood of damaging this is significant.

As with anything German, washers used on drain plugs are NOT reusable.

Use only motor oil that meets Mercedes specification 229.5.

Changing the oil does not magically reset the "service needed" warning message. Find out how here
Kent Christensen
'07 GL320CDI, '06 SLK350
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:04 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2018 Pelican Parts, LLC - Posts may be archived for display on the Peach Parts or Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page