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380 SL: I have a 1985 380 SL. What type or brand of ATF should

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I have a 1985 380 SL. What type or brand of ATF should I be Using? What color is the fluid?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Lou P. master tech replied 2 years ago.
Hello my name is ***** ***** i will do my best to help you , i strive for EXCELLENT service and nothing less.the trans fluid is red and is your standard dexron/ mercon. Anything above III is acceptable. All the way to the new D/M. A clear fluid may be coolant depending on where it was serviced. How long have you had the car for??