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Old 09-02-2001, 07:34 AM
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560sl Transmission Fluid

Hello All,

Could someone tell me what kind of ATF to use when completing a fluid change to the 560sl transmission. The part stores in my area say to use Dextron/Mercron III. Is this correct?
Can I use a synthetic brand? Is there a special Mercedes transmission fluid that must be used?

Thank you for your help.

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1987 560sl
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Old 09-02-2001, 12:25 PM
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Dextron III is the one you need.

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Old 09-02-2001, 10:00 PM
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Yes, DexRON III/Mercon is the correct ATF up until the 722.6 transmission.
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