what type of oil and power stearing fluid do i need for 1989 560 sec.
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC
Question: change fluids
dandd November 29, 2009, 11:57Master
For a 1990 I really like synthetic motor oil like mobil1. In the winter, I would use 10w-30. in the summer 10w-40 or even 15w-50 if you have over 100k on the engine.
You have to use a special and expensive fluid for the power steering. The part number is 000 989 88 03. You will have to go to a good import part store for this, it is made by Bilstein. That is what the factory recommends.
Replyjymestru, November 29, 2009, 13:14Rookie
Thanks Dandd, I used 10w30 and stp P/S fluid, but will have all fluids changed this week. I am tring to save this car as a classic
Answer #2mahindra November 29, 2009, 18:55Journeyman
Any NAPA, Autozone or Pepboys sells the fluid you need. It's not that expensive. AMSOIL is far more superior to mobil one.