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Type of Antifreeze for Mercedes-Benz GL-Class. How Much Do You Need

Engine Engine code Year Which How much
3.0 OM642.820 2013 Red 6.5 liters
2012 Red 6.5 liters
2011 Red 6.5 liters
2010 Red 6.5 liters
2009 Red 6.5 liters
OM642.822 2012 Green 0-0 liters
2011 Green 0-0 liters
OM642.940 2010 Green 0-0 liters
2009 Green 0-0 liters
2008 Green 0-0 liters
2007 Green 0-0 liters
2006 Green 0-0 liters
4.0 2013 Red
OM629.912 2012 Green 0-0 liters
2011 Green 0-0 liters
2010 Green 0-0 liters
2009 Green 0-0 liters
2008 Green 0-0 liters
2007 Green 0-0 liters
2006 Green 0-0 liters
5.5 M273.963 2013 Red 6.5 liters
2012 Green 0-0 liters
2011 Green 0-0 liters
2010 Green 0-0 liters
2009 Green 0-0 liters
2008 Green 0-0 liters
2007 Green 0-0 liters
2006 Green 0-0 liters

Make sure you service system at Mercedes-Benz with installed 5.5 engine correctly. For 2009 GL-Class engine it’s necessary to get normal temperature balance. Only exact type of antifreeze will suit Mercedes-Benz GL-Class cooling system. You may use code of motor OM642.822 and volume figure of 3.0 or just tell the 2012 year of production to buy liquid. To maintain cooling system you need 0-0 liters of Green coolant.

  • It’s only to denote characteristics with Green color, but you should remember to pour 0-0 liters of coolant.

  • So, why Green is recommended to pour into M273.963 motors with 5.5 volume?

  • Earlier the color of antifreeze was important for 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class drivers to predict structure.

  • Many drivers of Mercedes-Benz GL-Class produced in 2012 are interested in colors of antifreeze.

  • In Red type of liquid was a lot of toxic fluid, but now you still use it in motors with OM642.820 engines.

  • It’s just a special dye, but you should remember to add to 3.0 motor at least 6.5 liters of it – it’s important.

A lot of OM642.940 motors are used long in Mercedes-Benz cars but only with good service. To endure car life take only Red antifreeze and pour not more or less than 6.5 liters. It will be advantageous to follow Mercedes-Benz’s rules for 2009 GL-Class service. Use your 5.5 engine longer in 2012 GL-Class by keeping these rules.

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