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1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 Question: What type of transmission fluid does a 1999 Mercedes 430 use?

 

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carlos507, Upper Marlboro, MD, September 06, 2012, 14:38
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My trans fluid leaks when the car sits for more than a week or 2. Now I drive it more frequently and it's beginning to leak while i'm driving. It seems to be leaking from the top which I was told was a breather or vent valve. What could cause that and what type of fluid can I refill in the meantime?

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    benztek September 12, 2012, 04:53
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    it probably is a electrohydraulic control unit connector leak (13 pole ) ,get it fixed ,these transmission are very dependable and is not worth the risk of dirt getting inside of it ,use only Mercedes Benz ATF

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