231.2   Specified gear oils (commercial vehicles) - overview

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Overview  

These tables serve only as an overview!

● Should be used.

○ Can be used.

With conversion to another oil:
Change service life factors in the maintenance system (WS) and pay attention to specified service interval processors.
Note:

For commercial vehicle axle applications in the service fill area 235.6 can be used equivalently to 235.0.
Commercial vehicles, vans - axles, sheets 235.0 up to 235.31
Major assembly
SAE grade
Sheet No. 235
.0
.1
.5
.6
.8
.20
.31
Hypoid differential
D741.160, D746.209/305, D746.301/302 (tandem), D746.301 (solo drive) up to 12/2013, D748.595
75W-90, 80W-90, 85W-90, 90





1.)

Hypoid differential D746.301 (solo drive) as of 01/2014






1.)

all other hypoid differentials
75W-90, 80W-90, 85W-90, 90







Planetary axle
85W-90, 90







Pinion shaft
80, 80W, 80W/85W (hot zones SAE 90, 85W-90)







Hypoid differential D741.161/421/422/423/453/454/455
75W-85








1.) Reduced maintenance interval.

Commercial vehicles, vans - transfer case, sheets 235.1 up to 235.41
Major assembly
SAE grade
Sheet No. 235
.1
.4
.5
.11
.41
ZF transfer case, Fuller transmission
80, 80W, 80W/85W (hot zones SAE 90, 85W-90)





Transfer case
80W/85W





MB transfer case
80W
2.)

2.)


Transfer case
VG 1600 major assembly model designation D750.807, VG 2800 major assembly model designation D750.854, VG 3000 Z major assembly model designation D750.855
80W/85W, 75W-90
3.)

3.)


Transfer case
VG 1000 Z major assembly model designation D750.010, VG 1000 (permanent) major assembly model designation D750.011







2.) Only use in exceptional cases! If no synthetic oil in accordance with 235.4 or 235.11 available.

3.) Only use in exceptional cases! If no synthetic oil as per 235.11 available.

Commercial vehicles, vans - transmissions, sheets 235.1 up to 235.41
Major assembly

Sheet No. 235
.1
.3
.5
.10
.11
.12
.13
.41

SAE grade
80W

80W





Hot zones 90, 85W-90

Hot zones 90, 85W-90
75W/ 85W
75W-90
30, 40
75W-90
75W-85
WSK400





8.)


Model 447, 639, 900, 906 with transmission 711.6 (TSG 360)








G 1/15, 1/17, 1/18 4.), G 2/24, 2/27, G 3/36, 3/49, 3/50, 3/60 4.), 3/61, 3/70 4.), G 3/36, 3/49, 3/50, 3/60 4.)
4.)

4.)

4.)



G 1/D 14, G 3/45-6, 3/55-6, 3/65, 3/90, G 4/65-6, 4/95-6, 4/95-7, 4/110-6, G 65-7, GO 3/60, GO 3/80, GO 4/95/105/120/130, GTO 24-5 , GV 4/65-6, 4/95-6, 4/110-6





5.)


G 16/28/20/32/33








G 56/60/85 5.), 9.), G 70-6/71-6/90-6 9.), GO 110 5.)
6.)




7.)


G 85 hybrid major assembly model designation D715.068









4.) Only for: G 1/18-5, G 3/50, G 3/60, G 3/70 without brass synchronization.

5.) Engine oils as per sheet 235.12, SAE 30 must be used for common oil circuit with ZF torque converter clutch 400.

6.) Only in temperate zones.

7.) Except in temperate zones, SAE 40.

8.) SAE 30.

9.) Sheet 235.1 is not permitted for cold countries (from  20 ℃). Use sheet 235.41.

Commercial vehicles, vans - transmissions, sheets 235.1 up to 235.41

Major assembly

Sheet No. 235
.1
.5
.11
.12
.16
.41


SAE grade
80W
80W




Hot zones 90, 85W-90
Hot zones 90, 85W-90
75W-90
30, 40
75W-85
75W-85
G 100/125/135 155/180/200



10.)


GO 160/170/190/210/230/240/250
12.)
12.)




G 140-8 major assembly model designation D715.310, G 141-9 major assembly model designation D715.571






G 100, G 131, G 210, G 221, G 240, G 140-8 major assembly model designation D715.310, G 141-9 major assembly model designation D715.571, G 211 major assembly model designation D715.350/362/510, G 230 major assembly model designation D715.508, G 231 major assembly model designation D715.513/518, G 241 major assembly model designation D715.515, G 260 major assembly model designation D715.528/540, G 280 major assembly model designation D715.523/525, G 281 major assembly model designation D715.370, G 330 major assembly model designation D715.380
11.)
11.)




Without code 07A (Powertrain Pack 1) up to manufacture date April 30, 2017 G 211 major assembly model designation D715.352, G 230 major assembly model designation D715.360, G 281 major assembly model designation D715.371, G 330 major assembly model designation D715.381






With code 07A (Powertrain Pack 1) up to manufacture date April 30, 2017 G 211 major assembly model designation D715.352, G 230 major assembly model designation D715.360, G 281 major assembly model designation D715.371, G 330 major assembly model designation D715.381






From manufacture date April 30, 2017 G 211 major assembly model designation D715.352, G 230 major assembly model designation D715.360, G 281 major assembly model designation D715.371, G 330 major assembly model designation D715.381






With turbo clutch or engine-driven PTO G 281 major assembly model designation D715.371, G 330 major assembly model designation D715.381







10.) Engine oils as per sheet 235.12, SAE 30 must be used for the common oil circuit with ZF torque converter clutch 400.

11.) Only in combination with oil cooler.

12.) Except in Latin America.

Commercial vehicles, vans - transmissions, sheets 235.1 up to 235.41
Major assembly

Sheet No. 235
.1
.4
.5
.9
.11
.12
.27
.28
.29
.41


SAE grade
80W









Hot zones 90, 85W-90



75W-90
30, 40




ZF manual transmission

13.)








ZF manual transmission with ZF torque converter clutch 400 MB transmission G240 with ZF torque converter clutch 400










ZF 95-1115 major assembly model designation D710.580/581/582










Retarder (VOITH)*










Sprintshift transmission










AT 4 - axle drive











13.) with secondary retarder.

*mileages for Voith retarder without commercial vehicle maintenance computer, every 2 years at the latest
Mercedes-Benz Specifications for Operating Fluids
235.27
235.28
235.29
Voith
A oils
B oils
C oils
Long-distance haulage (driven distances over 80 %)
Climate conditions corresponding to Central Europe
90,000 km
135,000 km
180,000 km
Distribution haulage (driven distances over 50 %)
65,000 km
90,000 km
135,000 km
Construction site vehicles and logging trucks
Routes with a high amount of downward slopes
Used at heights over 1500 m above sea level MSL
Regions with higher outside temperatures than Central Europe
45,000 km
65,000 km
90,000 km
*mileage for Voith retarder without bus maintenance computer, every 2 years at the latest
Mercedes-Benz Specifications for Operating Fluids
235.27
235.28
235.29
Voith
A oils
B oils
C oils
Intercity passenger transportation (driven distances over 80 %)
Climate conditions corresponding to Central Europe
135,000 km
180,000 km
240,000 km
Regular service (local public transport stop & go)
Amount of time driven in urban traffic higher than 50 %
90,000 km
120,000 km
180,000 km
Routes with a high amount of downward slopes
Used at heights over 1500 m above sea level MSL
Regions with higher outside temperatures than Central Europe
65,000 km
90,000 km
135,000 km

Commercial vehicles, vans, sheets 236.1 up to 236.91, 238.22
Major assembly
Sheet No. 236
238
.1
.2
.3
.6 18.)
.7
.8
.9
.11
.14
.15
.81
.91
.22
Power steering system model 638, 639, 901, 902, 903, 904, 905, 906, 909













MB manual transmission 15.)
G 1/15, 1/17, 1/18 G 2/24, 2/27 G 3/36, 3/40 G 3/50 G 3/60, 3/61 G 3/70













MB power steering













ZF power steering/Robert Bosch power steering













HEMA steering, Shibao steering













Hydrostatic fan drive for additional engine radiator













Hydrostatic fan drive













MB automatic transmission, except 722.6/9













Automatic transmission 722.6













Automatic transmission 722.9













MB automatic transmission W 4 B 035 14.)













Voith/ZF automatic transmission













Allison transmission 15.)











16.)

Allison transmission
3000 P major assembly model designation D723.677/678, 3000 PR major assembly model designation D723.693/694/695, 3500 P major assembly model designation D723.668/669











16.)

Fluid coupling 17.) (VIAB 433D, 434D), major assembly model designation D715.523/525/536/381













ZF 4 HP 20













AG 4













- automatic part













- final-drive assembly













Hydraulic lowering system in model 905.613














14.) Only install W 4 B 035 as of major assembly end no. 00 57 33 and/or modified valve body assembly. ATFs acc. to sheet 236.1, 236.8 and 236.81 may not be used in W 4 B 035.

15.) For Allison transmissions, the application instructions on sheet 231.0 must be observed!

16.) Automatic transmission fluids (ATF), sheet 236.91 and TES 295 for Allison automatic transmission. This oil permits much longer oil change intervals, in particular for Allison transmissions.

17.) In combination with VIAB transmission, the oil 75W-90 must be used.

18.) The sheet MB Specifications for Operating Fluids 236.6 has been deleted. See here overview sheets for MB Specifications for Operating Fluids 231.1 and 231.2.