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Old 08-30-2003, 10:19 PM
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Water Wetter Questions??

I recently flush my radiator on a 95 E300D and added Prestone antifreeze and a bottle of water wetter for diesel engines.

Should it appear as an oily film in my expansion tank?

Is Water Wetter not compatible with Prestone?

Any help is appreciated!!
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Old 08-30-2003, 10:24 PM
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Prstone green antifreeze? Uh-oh, arteriosclerosis of the tubes here we come!

You should use MB antifreeze, Zerex G05, or Dexcool, in a 50/50 mix with distilled water and NO additives.

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Old 08-30-2003, 11:13 PM
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I agree with Duke on this, get rid of the green stuff ASAP. I've used water wetter and also noticed the oily residue in the reservoir so I assume it's normal. Either way get rid of the green stuff!

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Old 08-31-2003, 12:12 AM
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Thanks! I'm going to flush out the green tomorrow.
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