Originally Posted by Wizz190E
I am changing the oil in my mom's 04 ML 500 this week. What weight Mobil 1 should I use and is there any pic by pic instructions anywhere here ? I searched and didnt come up with any.
That would be: sucking up ~ 8 quarts using the dipstick tube and a oil-change suction pump . . .
Nope, not a bad idea: apparently, that is how MB designed the e_ngine to be drained, e.g., "Since the early '70s all Mercedes engines have been designed for vacuum oil extraction . . . the factory recommended method of oil removal. . ."