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Old 02-04-2003, 11:10 AM
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Exclamation NEW "Blue" MB Coolant- compatible w/"yellow"

Cross-posted from the "list" managed by MBCCA Technical Editor, Stu Ritter.

My feeling is the "blue" hides any contaminents better than "yellow", esp. due to the high FSS intervals.

:-) neil


While preparing tech materials for the STAR I ran across this little tech bulletin.

ALL PASSENGER CAR MODELS, COOLANT: For your information, recently the factory started using TWO kinds of engine coolant anti-freeze. The
original one is tinted yellowish and the new one is tinted bluish. Both coolant anti-freezes are compatible with each other.
H. Polz, Service Engineering
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Old 02-04-2003, 12:56 PM
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When will be able to start purchasing this new MB coolant from the dealer.
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Old 02-04-2003, 01:01 PM
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I just thought of this .... if you mix yellow and blue, don't you get green?! This might add confusion about which coolant someone is using.
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