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1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 Question: what type of oil do I need to use for my C23O with 285k on it

 

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Visitor, Chicago, IL, February 15, 2011, 09:55

what type of oil do I need to use for my C23O with 285k on it

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  • Answer #1

    kgerman from German Auto Tech, February 15, 2011, 10:08
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    5w-30 fully synthetic oil. always stick with what the manufacture recomended.

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    overbys from Overbys Inc, February 15, 2011, 10:11
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    what type of oil have you been using all along???
    factory spec is MB 229.3 5W40, 5W30, 0W30 or 0W40 in
    full synthetic

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  • Answer #3

    Visitor, May 20, 2011, 15:17

    Mobile 0w-40 synthetic

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  • Answer #4

    January 04, 2014, 20:35
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    use 20-50 good for tight engine compartment, synthetic are for newer models.

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