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w212 power steering fluid

Discussion in 'Parts, Maintenance & Servicing' started by keith of kent, Jan 2, 2017.

  1. keith of kent

    keith of kent Member

    Mar 15, 2014
    E212 350 sport night edition estate
    2010 E350 212.
    Power steering works fine but on cold mornings there is a wining noise for quite a while, worse when steering wheel is turned.
    I've removed the massive cover over the engine and found the reservoir, the fluid is near the bottom of the dipstick.
    is this a special fluid that i need to get from MB at silly price or can I get it in Euro car parts/Halfords?
    Its going into my local indy in a weeks time for MOT so will get them to check for a leak. Would Wynns Power steering stop-leak be a possibility, I've good experience from Wynns products?
    There is a possibility that I may sell this car in the next few months so don't want to spend money on repairs if I can get away with it. I will of course buy a newer E350
  2. zenman63

    zenman63 Hardcore MB Enthusiast

    Feb 8, 2010
    ML 63 AMG SLK 55 & SLK 350 amg
    Just get the MB fluid from parts, its not expensive.
  3. AMGeed

    AMGeed Hardcore MB Enthusiast

    Nov 1, 2008
    Bournemouth/Poole Dorset
    2004 W211 E55K ///AMG
    As above, use OEM fluid. Not a good idea to mix different brands anyway.

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