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Old 01-09-2002, 06:24 PM
ke6dcj ke6dcj is offline
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After flushing your self-levelling system with MB suspension fluid, check to see if the rear ride is nice & compliant & dampened. It should NOT be stiff or pogo-stick like.

If so, you could have bad accumulators (aka, nitrogen spheres) which are about $100/each.

If so, change them out, and flush again.

Don't forget to replace the suspension fluid filter as well.

For the diff, I would use SWEPCO 80W90 diff fluid (; and only use MB power-steering fluid for your year 560SEL during the flush. Don't forget to replace both the PS lid gasket and filter.

I like to use ATE brake-fluid either their Super Blue, or their Amber fluid (both are the same, just different colors, makes annual flushing easier). Also, use a power-bleeder esp. with ABS.

:-) neil
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