I need to get AN OIL Change how many quarts of motor oil are required? on 2000 Mercedes-Benz E430

I recently purchased a 2000 E430 AWD with 215000 miles. Can you tell me factory recommendations?

by in Thousand Oaks, CA on October 31, 2013
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3 answers 2 comments
ANSWER by , October 31, 2013
Factory shows 8.5 qts w/filter - Specs say use Mercedes Benz engine only, per bulletin S-0473-08B.
COMMENT by , October 31, 2013
Thanks so much..8 qts?.....What is it, GOLD??? What does "use Mercedes Benz engine only" refer to?
COMMENT by , October 31, 2013
Don't remember what the bulletin says, would have to read it again, But welcome to the world of Mercedes Benz. They do a lot with their engineering to design that their fluids and such only be used. When they owned Chrysler they had components manufactured in such a manner if you didn't use the Anti-Freeze designed for that vehicle, the components would corrode. Good Luck and it's 8 and 1/2 qts.
ANSWER by , November 01, 2013
use mobile 1 oil. best price costco
ANSWER by , July 15, 2015
MY 2009 E550 came with a sticker under the engine hood that said Mobil 1. So i have assumed that is what they want you to use.