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Old 08-19-2009, 07:35 PM
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I have a 2005 C230K with 30K miles, I am going to flush the coolant system. The current antifreeze is blue and the antifreeze I purchased from MB is orange. Is this normal? The parts guy said that it gets filled from the factory with blue. I don't believe him because before he told me this he asked if I had changed my fluid before. Any help would be appreciated.

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Old 08-20-2009, 06:52 PM
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yes it was blue from the factory.!
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Old 08-20-2009, 08:47 PM
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but should the replacement fluid be blue also??
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no, the dealer will supply it and its clear or yellow ish.
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MB coolant should be pee-yellow, not orange.
chassis221 is right, blue is factory fill.
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the dealer gave me orange colored fluid is this from having a relationship with chrysler?? If I give you guys the part number can you tell me whats up? I'm not going to put something that might be Dexcool in my car!! Thanks for the help, and I'll post a pic.
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