huge amounts of sludge in cooling system

Asked by Jan 02, 2017 at 07:52 PM about the 2002 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C 230 Supercharged Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

message on dashboard saying to top up coolant and observed huge amounts of sludge in  coolant    bottle

3 Answers


It time to have your cooling system flushed, the sludge is from the engine block, buy a good flush and follow the instructions....

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I did that as I had the engine and cooling system flushed but next morning there was another accumulation of sludge in the coolant bottle again and some of the sludge on the ground beneath the car, now wondering if the head gasket is damaged

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