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Coast2Coast
08-19-2013, 09:53 PM
Is this mandatory in 2000-2006 sprinters or can you use a auto parts store brand? I will be changing my water pump in the next 20k and want to make sure I use the correct kind before below freezing temps come around.

autostaretx
08-19-2013, 10:30 PM
This thread http://sprinter-source.com/forum/showthread.php?t=28178
claims that Zerex G-05 sold at Napa is appropriate.

My memory agrees with that (but i'm being lazy and haven't dug out the official MB BEVO sheets)

--dick

Coast2Coast
08-19-2013, 10:50 PM
It might be just as inexpensive to get the mercedes oem stuff and mix it 50/50 you get two jugs for around 19 bucks

update
Napa prices

$16.99 gal 100%
$11.99 premixed

Looks like only a dollar savings I think I'll pay a dollar or two more and get the oem MB coolant