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Old 08-11-2015, 01:51 PM   #21
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My Sprinter manual (2010 3500 series) showed 21 different oils approved by Mercedes Benz. NONE of the approved brands can be found in "regular" stores (the Mobil 1 MB specifies is special and NOT what's sold locally). If you're near a MB dealer, stop in and buy a quart (or two). My Sprinter did not burn oil. I regularly went the 10,000 mile interval without the need to "top off". Was your Sprinter on level ground when you checked the oil level?
That will be changing soon. You will start to see 0w30 mobil 1 229.52 spec oil start to pop up at either autozone or advanced auto. Even O'reilleys, although not in my area. The reason is the "new" oil weight can be used in gas motors as well, thus making it have wider use.

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