Servicing/oil recommendations.

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Servicing/oil recommendations.

Post by newMercowner69 » Tue 20 Jun, 2017 2:59 pm

How far over a 'A" service due is it safe to go over?,
I.e. Werner/Wilhelm (my Merc wagon) has gone 3-400km's over it's due "A" service,
Also is Fuchs oil what's sold at Benz stealerships in the 'genuine O.E.M" Mercedes Benz packaged oil bottles&on the production line as fill in?,
Was gonna let Starline Motors do the service with Fuchs,
Or supply Amsoil.

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Post by scorchi0 » Tue 20 Jun, 2017 3:27 pm

3-400 km over won't kill it. The oil won't suddenly get to 15,000km and break down. Sure it won't be in the best shape being used, but it won't do any harm.

Fuchs is definitely what M-B oil is.

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Post by Ivanerrol » Tue 20 Jun, 2017 5:20 pm

Late model W202's onwards had FSS and a display comes up telling you that a service is due.
Normally 12 months or 15,000K's.

Hopefully the stealerships here use high quality Fuch's. Overseas experience has proven that even MB stealerships buy the cheapest oil available that will pass the MB Spec's.

You will also get the latest spec oil -it's what they have in stock.
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Post by T-Modell » Tue 20 Jun, 2017 5:35 pm

newMercowner69 wrote:How far over a 'A" service due is it safe to go over?....
Depends if you're talking "safe" in warranty terms. Here Mercedes accepts a max. of 1,000 kms over if you're still in warranty.

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