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Old 11-16-2009, 04:34 PM
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Smile Dextron III

I have a 1996 500 SL. Is Dextron III OK? I want to do an oil and filter change this week.
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Old 11-16-2009, 04:49 PM
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You say oil and filter, but I assume you mean transmission fluid and filter. If so, Dextron III may be acceptable, but the Castrol ATF Import MV should be more applicable. They have it at Advance Auto.
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Old 11-16-2009, 04:56 PM
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Use what your manual calls for. Nothing else unless you want problems.
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Old 11-17-2009, 10:59 AM
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Dexron fluid w/o the correct additive package will do more damage than good!

Use the correct MB fluid made by DSH 3353 (Shell) or Fuchs 3353.

MB sells the fluid under MB 001-989-45-03-10.
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Old 11-17-2009, 01:07 PM
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Use what your manual calls for. Nothing else unless you want problems.
Ha, Ha Ha. LOL.
Manual says Automatic transmission fluid for automatic transmissions. Also has a note that the MB Dealer can advise you on fluids.
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