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Mercedes-Benz DOT 4 brake fluid is available
in one liter (Part Number A 000 989 08 07 01)
and five liter (Part Number A 000 989 08 07 11)
containers. This is the only brake fluid recom-
mended by Mercedes-Benz for all applications.
This fluid is also used in the differential lock
mechanisms of the G-Class model.
And to keep things quiet, use Mercedes-Benz
Part Number A 001 989 94 51 Brake Pad Paste.
All Mercedes-Benz brake systems use DOT 4
fluid sold in one- and five-liter containers.
Mercedes-Benz recommends using its brand-
ed power steering fluid, Part Number BQ
1320001 for all but the M-Class and G-Class
models. The M-Class and G-Class power steer-
ing units use either Mercedes-Benz Part
Number BQ 1460001 fluid, or any of the
approved Dexron III transmissions fluids.
Use Mercedes-Benz Part Number BQ 1 13
0001 Compressor Oil on all R-134a A/C systems.
Several different lubricants are recommend-
ed for specialized applications on the vehicle
body. “Lubrication Paste,” Part Number A 001
989 46 51 should be used on the sliding blocks
of tilt/sliding roofs and for cleaning and lubri-
cating the panorama roof on the C-Class and E-
Class models. The outer guide rail of the
panorama roof should be lubed with Mercedes-
Benz Special Lubricant, Part Number A 001 989
Keep the convertible tops moving smoothly
with Mercedes-Benz Part Number A 000 989 91
03 10 hydraulic oil.
Most door locks and striker eyes should be
lubricated with Castrol CLS Grease. The only
exception is the G-Class door locks. These can
be lubed with:
• Exxon-Mobile Chassis Grease LBZ or TCL 435
• Mercedes-Benz Liquid Grease Part Number
A 001 989 08 51 10
On the S-Class, SL-Class, and CL-Class, use
Mercedes-Benz Part Number BQ 1320001 for
the Active Body Control Fluid.