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#1 Old 09-16-2011
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I have an SLK55 AMG 2008. I would like to know where I can get a shop manuel. Also on oil changes DIY, what is the better method - suck it out threw the dipstick tube or the two drain plugs underneath? I don't like the idea using the MB jack on one side, placing a jack-stand under it than do the same to the other side to get the front end up high enough. On the other hand I don't like the idea of leaving old oil in the crank case from the suction tube missing.
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Welcome from London via Tyumen! Eddy's got you pointed in the right direction, and whilst the debate on "suck vs drip" will go on forever, MB doc's sucking it out as a supported method along with draining.

Just remember to pick up new crush washers if you chose to drain her...



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Welcome from New Hampshire, I like the old school method; crawl underneath and pull the drain plug while your there you have the chance to have a look at the rest of the underside.
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Welcome from New Hampshire, I like the old school method; crawl underneath and pull the drain plug while your there you have the chance to have a look at the rest of the underside.

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