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My car 2003 c230 kompressor engine oil and coolant mix at the coolant resevoir tank after i done the head job still the same problem

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SOURCE: what grade & brand of engine oil does the 2005

brand doesn't matter but alot of these vehicles run a synthetic oil in them straight from the factory, i'm not one hundred percent positive on your vehicle about the grade but your owners manual will tell you near the back of the book exactly what to put in it.

Posted on Aug 28, 2009

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SOURCE: when shall I change the oil filter for my C230 Kompressor

If the plugs have never been changed at 140,000 you should change them. Spark plugs nowadays last about 100,000 miles. The fuel filter should be changed every 10-15,000 miles. Also everytime you do an oil change you should check the air filter.

Posted on Aug 28, 2009

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Next, there are small containers or pressurized cans of oil which are introduced into the Freon system using A/C ports. There are oil-only containers and there are mixed Freon-oil containers.

Pressure is a concern. Some of the volume in the system will be displaced by the oil. If your system is low on Freon, then a mixed can with Freon and oil would be better. If the pressure is normal, you may be able to squeeze a little oil into it without making changes to the Freon.

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I hope my solution is helpful to you.

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check your owners manuel..if you have none than purchase one.
I would say leave them alone .

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