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Checking steering fluid Mercedes-Benz SLK 2005 - 2011 Petrol SLK 280 - 3.0 V6

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Mercedes-Benz SLK 2005 - 2011  | SLK 280 - 3.0 V6 Checking steering fluid

  • time 5 minutes
  • difficulty 1
The power steering fluid reservoir is located under here. Always wear gloves
First, remove the air duct to access the steering fluid reservoir
Remove the cap, note the built in dipstick. Be careful not to drip any fluids - have a paper towel handy
You can determine the level using the dipstick.You may need to wipe it clean, fully replace the cap and remove to determine the correct level. Should the level require topping up, refer to the handbook for the correct fluid specification
When finished, always replace the cap securely - replace the air duct