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1988 Mercedes Benz 300E OilsR.Us - Only the Best!

1988 Mercedes Benz 300E
1988 Mercedes Benz 300E
3.0L 6-cyl Engine Code 103.983 6-cyl Engine Code 103.983
Year: 1988
Make: Mercedes Benz
Model: 300E
Engine: 3.0L 6-cyl Engine Code 103.983 6-cyl Engine Code 103.983
Fuel: Gasoline

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Product Cross Reference Guide: This product cross reference guide follows recommendations outlined in your owners manual and also reflects periodic service recommendation updates from the original equipment manufacturer for this particular model (1988 Mercedes Benz 300E with engine code 103.983) show example...

For example, the manufacturer may have recommended 5W30 motor oil at the time of production (owners manual) & later revised the recommendation to 5W20. This guide will reflect latest recommendation by the manufacturer for this model. If there are no special instructions from the manufacturer, the owner can choose to follow either one of the recommendation without voiding warranty hide example.

Optional Equipment Listing This guide lists all available equipment options such as transmission options, differentials etc. for 1988 Mercedes Benz 300E with engine code 103.983 hide.
Product Availability Listing This guide lists all available AMSOIL & substitute brand products that meet or exceed OEM (Mercedes Benz) recommendation for each equipment. Any one of the recommended product can be used. One may be better than the other, you can review product details & price or contact us to ask our opinion pertaining to your usage and preference hide.
Operating Temperature Original equipment manufacturer (OEM) sometimes provide different product recommendations based on operating environment temperature for a given equipment. This product cross reference guide will list such recommendations based on OEM guidelines. Some OEM recommended viscosity pertaining to a specific temperature range may not be available from AMSOIL.

However, AMSOIL products recommended for another temperature range can be safely used because AMSOIL synthetic lubricants are engineered to provide exceptional performance for significantly broader temperature range when compared to conventional & or other brand synthetic oils. For more information on a lubricants cold temperature performance; please refer to "Pour Point" from "Technical Properties" table located at the bottom of each lubricant product page hide.
Last Updated This product cross reference guide for 1988 Mercedes Benz 300E engine code 103.983 was last updated on 30th July 2018 hide.
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  1. Engine Oil

    Grade 1  »  SEO41
    European Car Formula 5W-40 Classic ESP Synthetic Motor Oil (EFMQT)
    European Car Formula 0W-40 Classic ESP Synthetic Motor Oil (EFOQT)
    Above 5 F  »  15W-40, 15W-50
    Above -4 F  »  10W-30, 10W-40, 10W-50, 10W-60
    Above 23 F  »  20W-40, 20W-50
    All TEMPS  »  0W-30, 5W-30, 0W-40, 5W-40, 5W-50
  2. Manual Transmission

  3. Automatic Transmission

  4. Rear Differential

    Differential, Rear  »  GLS49

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
  5. Power Steering Fluid

    Power Steering Fluid  »  PS015

    Power Steering Fluid (PSFCN)
  6. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HBH

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [1]
  7. Clutch Fluid

    Clutch Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [2]
  8. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] Use DOT 4 plus, P/N 000989080701 or products approved on MB
    Sheet 331.0.
    [2] Hydraulic Brake Fluid, DOT 3

  9. Fluid Capacities (drive train fluids)

    Engine, 4-Matic, with filter  »  6.9 quarts [1]
    Engine, RWD, with filter  »  6.3 quarts [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  10.6 quarts
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, 722.3 Initial Fill  »  6.6 quarts
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    4 speed 722.3  »  7.7 quarts
    Manual Transmission, 717.4 (5-SPD)  »  3.2 pints
    Differential, Rear  »  2.3 pints
    Capacities Comments
    [1] On models with oil cooler, additional oil may be needed when
    cooler is drained. Allow 5 minutes after refilling or
    turning engine off before checking oil level.
  10. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  11. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  18 ft/lbs
    Manual Transmission
    Fill Plug 44 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 44 ft/lbs

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  1. Filters: Oil, Air, Cabin, Fuel, Transmission, Hydraulic & Crankcase

    Oil Filter 25, 000-Mile Ea Oil Filter (EAO34)  
    Oil Filter MANN Oil Filter (W71913)  
    Oil Filter WIX 51088 Oil Filter  
    Air Filter MANN Air Filter (C41173)  
    Air Filter WIX 42174 Air Filter  
    Fuel Filter MANN Fuel Filter (WK845)  
    Fuel Filter WIX 33153 Fuel Filter  
    Transmission Filter WIX 58987 Auto Tran Filter  
  2. Gasoline Engine Fuel Additives

    Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)
    AOBDominator Octane Boost (AOB)

    Maximizes power and improves performance in all two-cycle and four-cycle gasoline engines. Reduces engine knock, improves ignition and engine response, helps fuel burn cleaner and inhibits corrosion. Recommended for off-road and racing use. Packag...

    Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)
    ASTGasoline Stabilizer (AST)

    AMSOIL Gasoline Stabilizer (AST) reduces the oxidation process that occurs when fuel is stored for extended periods, improving performance, extending equipment life and decreasing maintenance expenses. Package sizes include: 16-oz. Bottle ...

    P.I Performance Improver (API)
    APIP.I Performance Improver (API)

    P.i. improves fuel mileage an average of 2.3% and up to 5.7%. Reduces emissions such as hydrocarbons (HC) up to 15%, carbon monoxide (CO) up to 26% and nitrous oxides (NOx) up to 17%. Restores power and performance. Reduces the need for costly higher...

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EFMSynthetic 5W-40 C-ESP Euro Oil (EFM)

European Car Formula 5W-40 Classic Emissions System Protection Synthetic Motor Oil (EFM) is a Full-SAPS synthetic motor oil, specially formulated for the lubrication needs of European gasoline and diesel cars and light trucks. Its full sulfated ash, ...
EFOSynthetic 0W-40 C-ESP Euro Oil (EFO)

European Car Formula 0W-40 Classic Emissions System Protection Synthetic Motor Oil (EFO) is a Full-SAPS European motor oil for European Gasoline and Diesel Engines. Formulated for the lubrication needs of European gasoline and diesel cars and ligh...
ATFSignature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF is engineered to outperform conventional automatic transmission fluids and exceed the performance requirements of most North American, European and Asian vehicles. This sophisticated formulation pro...
OTFOE Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
PSFMulti-Vehicle Synthetic Power Steering Fluid (PSF)

AMSOIL Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Power Steering Fluid provides excellent wear protection. Its synthetic formulation delivers better lubricity and reduced friction, resulting in cooler operating temperatures, longer component life and quieter operation....
BFLVDOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** Brake fluid acts as a hydraulic fluid, transferring power and lubricating brake system components while also preventing corrosion. It must contend with extreme heat and the inevitable moi...
ANTPCPassenger Vehicle Antifreeze (ANTPC)

Ethylene Glycol 50/50 Pre-Mix Formulation AMSOIL Passenger Car/Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant provides superior heat transfer and excellent protection against corrosion, freezing and boilover. It provides maximum protection in extreme temper...
ANTAntifreeze and Engine Coolant (ANT)

AMSOIL Antifreeze & Coolant (ANT) is a low-toxicity propylene glycol antifreeze formulated to provide benefits far beyond those found in today's conventional antifreeze and coolant products. This revolutionary formulation provides maximum antifre...
amsoil oil filterAMSOIL Ea Oil Filters

AMSOIL Ea Oil Filters feature synthetic nanofiber technology for maximum efficiency. Guaranteed for up to 15,000 miles or up to 25,000 miles, depending on application, when used with AMSOIL synthetic motor oil.
mann oil filterMANN-FILTERS Oil Filters

Oil filters from MANN-FILTER purify oil of dirt and solid particles such as dust, abraded metal, carbon deposits and soot particles. The filter housing is pressure-resistant, protected against corrosion and features a long-life elastomer seal. Use Part Number drop down to select filter.

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