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Received a low coolant message. All dealers are closed now

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received a low coolant message. All dealers are closed now and I need to drive at least 250 miles tomorrow. Can I put water in with the coolant until I can get to a mercedes repair facility?
Submitted: 14 days ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Gary replied 14 days ago.

Hello David,

My name is Gary.
Welcome to JustAnswer.

I would top up with water as necessary, and carry water in some bottles with you, until you get the car inspected, hopefully in a day or two.

Keep an eye on the level at each cold start.

Let them know you are topping it up with water as it will need a flush out, after the coolant loss is rectified.

Gary