When you pull of the cover, the level should be at the rim which is about 1/3" beow the lip. For fluid, your owner's manual should tell you, and it probably says to use ATF. It's not until the last couple model years that MB specified their "special" P/S fluid. Remember, there is a filter in there that needs to be changed at regular intervals, along with the fluid.
1994 MB E320 Coupe (199,500 mi)
1992 MB 190E 2.6 (173,000 mi)
1983 Porsche 911SC (148,000 mi)
2004 Volvo V70 2.5T (198,000 mi)
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