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Mercedes-Benz Oil Change Services


from Mercedes-Benz of Des Moines

How much does a Mercedes-Benz oil service cost? Keeping your Mercedes-Benz on a regular maintenance schedule in Ankeny can stop problems before they start, saving you money in the long run. When you stick to your Mercedes-Benz maintenance schedule and bring your vehicle into the service center at Mercedes-Benz of Des Moines for an oil service, here’s what to expect:

  • Complete a Synthetic Motor Oil Replacement* for model years 2009 and newer as a component of Mercedes-Benz Service A or Mercedes-Benz Service B
  • Complete an oil change for model years 2008 and older (when not part of Service A/B) 
  • Complete Oil Filter Replacement* using genuine parts 
  • Recycle the old filter 

In this helpful service guide, the service team at Mercedes-Benz of Des Moines fills you in all the important information you need to know to keep your vehicle in optimal condition. Learn more about the Mercedes-Benz maintenance schedule, as well as our service financing with Mercedes-Benz of Des Moines!



Synthetic Oil vs. Regular Oil: What’s the Difference

Whether you’re receiving Mercedes-Benz service A or B in Waukee and Ames, you might want to know the difference between synthetic and regular oil. Synthetic oil, like conventional motor oil, is made from crude oils. However, the amount of refining for each oil is different – synthetic oil is refined, distilled, purified, and broken down at the molecular level. Here are some key benefits to synthetic oil:

  • Fewer deposits
  • Fewer impurities after refining
  • Superior performance in areas that experience extreme temperatures
  • Similar molecule sizes allow for decreased friction
  • Powder additives in synthetic oil allow for more efficient engine operation

Which Synthetic Oils Are Safe for Mercedes-Benz Vehicles?

Sheet 229.1:

  • Mobil 1 Tri-Synthetic Formula 15w-50
  • Mobil 1 Tri-Synthetic Formula 0w-40
  • Valvoline Synpower Full Synthetic Motor Oil 5w-40
  • Castrol Syntec 5w-50
  • Castrol Syntec 10W-40
  • Quaker State Full Synthetic European Formula 5w-40
  • Pennzoil Synthetic European 5w-40
  • 76 Pure Synthetic Motor Oil 5w-40

Sheet 229.3:

  • Castrol TXT Softec Plus 5w-30
  • Shell Helix Ultra 5w-30
  • Shell Helix Ultra 5w-40

Synthetic Oil Replacement Frequency

When you’re scheduling a service appointment to stay on track with your Mercedes-Benz maintenance schedule, both Mercedes-Benz Service A** and Mercedes-Benz Service B** intervals include Synthetic Motor Oil Replacement and Oil Filter Replacement. This allows Urbandale drivers to have peace of mind about tracking the miles and the months that pass between replacements. For added convenience, Mercedes-Benz vehicles are equipped with the Flexible Service System, which notifies you every time you’re due to schedule Service A^ (every 10,000 miles or 1 year) or Service B^ (every 20,000 miles or 2 years).

Learn More About the Mercedes-Benz Maintenance Schedule!

If you have any questions about Mercedes-Benz oil service or Mercedes-Benz maintenance schedule, contact us at Mercedes-Benz of Des Moines! Schedule an appointment with our service team and be sure to check out our service specials!

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