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85 500SEL trans. fluid

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What type of transmission fluid is required in the automatic trans of a 1985 500 SEL??? Castrol DEX 3?.....Or Could I use DEX/MERC?

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Re: 85 500SEL trans. fluid

DM III is fine..any brand name will Do Fine.

Type F works great too if it's getting tired..

B&M trick shift if you like to hammer down on a regular basis;-)

Jonathan

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Re: 85 500SEL trans. fluid

Thank you very much for the info..My 1985 500SEL refurbishing is almost complete.

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