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Old 08-19-2000, 05:30 PM
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What is the right type of radiator fluid, or rather the best complient radiator fluid to use on my 98 E300 Turbodiesel? I will also be using a bottle of Redline Water Wetter with it as well, I live in TX where everyday is over 100^'s. Thx, Jay Quinn
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Old 08-19-2000, 08:03 PM
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Location: Soperton, Ga. USA
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I changed the thermostat and fluid today in my '95 E320 then drove about 350 miles in 95 F heat. Coolant temp never got over 100 C but was real close (A/C going). Short stops (fill up, etc) the temp would be 100 C. Turn the A/C off the temp would drop to around 90 C. Turn the heater on wide open and the temp would get down to around 80 C like right now.
Is this normal range for this auto in the south Ga. heat?
First MB/first August
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Old 08-19-2000, 08:16 PM
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I'm not familiar wit hyour exact model, but that seems to be normal operating temps wit hwaht you have described.
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