I would do a flush and fill of your SLS system if the fluid is black. That's a good indication that it hasn't been changed in some time.
Simple to do and will cost under $30, if that. Dan Sent from my iPad > On Aug 31, 2015, at 12:55 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes > <email@example.com> wrote: > > The tech says it's a leaky SLS flex hose, between the rear strut and > nitrogen accumulator (air cell). This is better than replacing the rear > diff. :) > > Since the fluid is supposed to be clear but is black, does this also mean > my air cells are compromised and should be replaced again with new ones? > > > > On Mon, Aug 31, 2015 at 1:46 AM, David Bruckmann < > bruckma...@transcontinental.ca> wrote: > >> SLS fluid ought to be clear or light green/blue if the Febi version, but >> is often black when the pump seals start to go and allow engine oil to >> mingle with the hydraulic oil. This would be evident in the reservoir as >> well. >> >> Andrew Strasfogel wrote: >>> SLS fluid is clear and not black. >> >> >> -- >> ____________________________________________________________ >> David Bruckmann >> Planning Navigator >> TC • Transcontinental Northern California >> 47540 Kato Rd., Fremont, CA 94538 >> Tel +1 510-580-7741 Cell +1 510-579-9920 >> ____________________________________________________________ > _______________________________________ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ > > To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: > http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com > _______________________________________ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com