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Synthetic Power Steering Fluid?

What alternatives do I have compared to the "MB Power steering fluid". Not even sure what specification MB requires 345, 236.3, etc?

My SL500 is a 1999 and would like to use synthetic since I have to do the work anyways.

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If it were me, I'd pick one flavor and run that anywhere I was switching to synthetic.
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I've always used Dextron III
Since doing a 722.6 gearbox flush and oil change I still have synthetic Dextron VI, this too is recommended for power steering systems.

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