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#1 Old 3 Weeks Ago
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Hello SLKWorld.com

Hello All,
First thing first!
English is not my mother's language.
Nor second, nor third.
However, since 1999 is my "second" language.

81 stands for my birth year.

My first MB since Monday - 1998 SLK 230K, RFD as per UK standards. And yes it has issues.
My last vehicle was Accord 1996 made on the island - the biggest chassis made in Europe, LFD for the EU market!

The many issues I have seen so far will be clarified and "aligned" soon.
Already downloaded few manuals, but not for 1998, as I couldn't find any. SO, if you have a link 1998 SLK 230K related, please feel free to reply with it!
the card is attached:
1998 MERCEDES-BENZ SLK230 (170.447)
General Data
FIN WDB1704472F076308
Model SLK230
Engine 111973 22 037631
Transmission 722605 00 909470
Order Number 0 8 537 97616
Order Location GREAT BRITAIN
Interior LEATHER QUARTZ (225A)
Paint 1 VIVIANITE GREEN MET. (279U)
Delivery Date 1998-05-11
Approx. Build Date 1998-05
Code Description
200A LEATHER
292 SIDEBAG
461 INSTRUMENT WITH MILES IND. AND ENGLISH LEGEND
533 SPEAKERS FRONT AND REAR - WITHOUT RADIO
580 AIR CONDITIONER
613 HEADLAMP LEFT-HAND TRAFFIC
668 PACKAGING FOR SHIPPING VEHICLES WITH TIE-DOWN HOOK
669 SPARE WHEEL / FOLDING WHEEL
673 HIGH-CAPACITY BATTERY
794 AMG-WHEELS 7,5 X 17 SQUEEZE-IN DEPTH 37 VA 225/45
808 CHANGE OF MODEL YEAR, THE LAST FIGURE SHOWING THE NEW MODEL YEAR
833 INVALID/GREAT BRITAIN,ADDITIONAL PARTS
984 COC DOC., DELETION OF VEHICLE REGISTRATION DOC.

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Hey there,

Is there a way to be sure how to read the MB BeVo correctly.

For example https://bevo.mercedes-benz.com/bevol...ets-sort1.html has General information on gear oils, but there are so many sheets 236.1/.2/.3/.6/.7/.8/.9/.10/.11/.12/.13/.14/15/.16/.20/.21/.25/.26/.41/.81/.91
Mine is 722.605, how to know the correct sheet I need?
Sheet 236.10 says with and without, but specify 722.6.
Many UK owners use TITAN ATF 4134 - MB 236.14 approved.

And then on the queue Engine OIL, antifreeze, differential oil....

Thanks for the answers!
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