56 rows ML W163 (1997-2005) Engine: Capacity: Change interval: Oil type: ML 230 163.136: 5,5 L-0W-40, 5W-40, 10W-40, 15W-40: ML 270 CDI 163.113: 7,5 L-15W-40, 5W-40, 10W-40, 5W-30, 0W-40, 0W-30: ML 320 163.154: 8 L-0W-40, 5W-40, 10W-40, 15W-40: ML 350 163.157: 8 L-0W-40, 5W-40, 10W-40, 15W-40: ML 400 CDI 163.128: 10 L-15W-40, 5W-40, 10W-40, …
FAQ w163 oil type
What type of oil do you use in your W163?
The spec oil was 0W40 Mobil 1 in the US for your engine, across all MB models. This spec has never changed for the W163, but under “gray area spec” MB dealers started using 5W40 because they could get that weight in bulk drums (cheaper) since 0W40 is available only in bottles.
Why does the W163 use 5w40 instead of 0w40?
This spec has never changed for the W163, but under “gray area spec” MB dealers started using 5W40 because they could get that weight in bulk drums (cheaper) since 0W40 is available only in bottles. Interestingly, 0W40 Mobil 1 has a slightly different formulation, and slightly more serious’ formulation for anti-sludge than 5W40.
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What type of oil do you use for an oil change?
Looking to do an Oil change, Mercedes told me use what they do- Mobil 1 5w-40 Full Synthetic, But I’ve also heard since I live in Texas with the Summer Heat easily topping 100+ degrees, The oil thins so use a little thicker like a 10w-30 or 10w-40. I called a few oil change places and they all give me different answers. (0w-30, 0w-40, and more).
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