1981 MB 240D Fluids to use??

Howdy Recently bought 1981 240d automatic, love it, but without documentation, do not know for sure what type of fluids to use for: transmission, power steering, rear differential, etc.
Cannot afford to go to a dealer, purchase MB brands!
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Call 1-800-367-6372 (Mercedes-Benz) and ask for their list of approved lubricants for your model.
You should know that there is a small paper filter in the power steering reservoir.
The change intervals are 5K miles engine oil & filter, 30K miles transmission fluid & filter, 2 years coolant and brake fluid. Valve adjustment every 15K miles, preferably in the fall so winter starts are not compromised by unadjusted valves.
Good luck with it.
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Outstanding idea - thank you T.G. Will MB info translate to something that I can buy on the AutoZone shelf? I am fearful of using the wrong type of fluid. Hard lesson learned with previous (ford) vehicle. Wrong power steering fluid resulted in failure. Doug
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The list will be various Brands.
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T.G. Lambach wrote:

Clean at 10,000 miles and change as necessary
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CaptainW116 wrote:

STRIKE THAT COMMENT,
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Some advice that you are well advised to heed; do NOT take an old benz to a dealer. Look around for a competent indy shop. Here in Vancouver I know of a couple of very experienced and reputable Benz factory trained mechs who charge 50% to 70% less than a ripoff dealer with newbie mechanics. Luckily, these are reliable tanks and there hasn't been much need for a mech.
w123 are relatively simple cars, compared to what's out there today and the only reasons to go to a dealer with a car is if you have warranty, money to burn or have no other resort.
cp
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