Mercedes-Benz GLC : Engine compartment / Engine oil

Checking the engine oil level using the oil dipstick

WARNING Risk of burns from hot component parts in the engine compartment

Certain component parts in the engine compartment can be very hot, e.g. the engine, the cooler and parts of the exhaust system.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Engine oil Allow the engine to cool down and only touch component parts described in the following.

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Mercedes-Benz GLC. Engine oil Observe the notes in the Supplement. You could otherwise fail to recognize dangers.

Requirements:

  • The engine has an oil dipstick. If not, the engine oil level can be checked only with the on-board computer.

Depending on the engine, the oil dipstick may be installed in the engine compartment in different locations.

The waiting time before checking the oil level when the engine is at normal operating temperature is five minutes.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Engine oil

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Engine oilPark the vehicle on a level surface.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Engine oil Pull oil dipstick Mercedes-Benz GLC. Engine oil out and wipe off.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Engine oil Slowly slide oil dipstick Mercedes-Benz GLC. Engine oil into the guide tube to the stop, and pull it out again after about three seconds.

  1. Oil level is correct: oil level is between Mercedes-Benz GLC. Engine oil and Mercedes-Benz GLC. Engine oil.
  2. Oil level too low: oil level is at Mercedes-Benz GLC. Engine oil or below.
  3. Oil level too high: oil level is above Mercedes-Benz GLC. Engine oil.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Engine oil If the oil level is too low, add 1.1 US qt (1 liter) of engine oil.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Engine oil If the oil level is too high, drain off excess engine oil. Consult a qualified specialist workshop.

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