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ABC fluid level check

Hello All, newer member & just got my 1st Sl55 any...it's an '03 with 70k miles in excellent condition.
2 questions: how do I tell which R series it is (hope thats not a stupid question) and when I check my ABC Fluid level, should engine be running or cold?
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Hello All, newer member & just got my 1st Sl55 any...it's an '03 with 70k miles in excellent condition.
2 questions: how do I tell which R series it is (hope thats not a stupid question) and when I check my ABC Fluid level, should engine be running or cold?
Thanks
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I do believe it's the R230. Super charged 331.9 cubes 493 hp M113 engine.

Welcome from Canada

As far as your ABC, till someone here posts, this http://www.benzworld.org/forums/r230...hange-diy.html can get you started. Coincidentally, it's referencing an '03 sl55 also.
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