Q: How often should change oil 2003 c240 Mercedes-Benz

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How often should I change my oil last oil change in October 2017

My car has 260000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

Hi Kelvin. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Mercedes recommends having the engine oil and filter replaced every 5,000 miles. However, with an older engine above 250,000 miles, you should probably change the oil and filter every 3,500 miles to extend engine component lifespan.

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