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Old 12-20-2009, 05:58 PM
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ATF type '98 SL500 722.620 Trans

I want to change the ATF & filter on this car and the service manual shows quite a restricted list of lubricants.

There are two specs sheets that are called out: 236.10 & 236.12.

The first shows only a MBZ type 3353 P/N: A 001 989 4503.

The second shows the MBZ type 3353 plus a Fuchs & a Shell product, both with this type 3353.

What's the story on this type 3353 ATF? I've never heard that one before?

Any replies or suggestions are appreciated.


David
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Old 12-21-2009, 12:07 PM
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MB ATF Spec Sheet

Take a look at this... http://benzguide.com/index.php?title=Approved_Mercedes_Transmission_Fluid

At the bottom of the page, the recommended 722.6 ATF is covered in the small print-

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Old 12-21-2009, 11:50 PM
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I used Redline D6 ATF

MB keeps changing the specs on this stuff. MB had superceded the ATF to some newer P/N; the dealer now wanted $24/liter; OUCH!

I scoured the internet for ATF that would satisfy the MB 236.12 spec sheet and eventually found this D6 Redline product at a little under $11/qt. Excellent products from Redline who make racing synthetics.

As best as I could ascertain, the late MB ATF specs require a full synthetic with a very tight viscosity tolerance over temperature.

9 qts to change; dropping pan & replacing filter.
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