Is Eolys fluid the same as AdBlue?

Is Eolys fluid the same as AdBlue?

No, Adblue and Eolys 176 are completely different products and are not interchangeable with one another.

What is Eolys fluid?

Particle filter additives, also know as Eolys and PAT fluid is an additive for diesel particulate filter. Diesel particulate filter additives used to aid regeneration of particulate filters.

Can you use AdBlue instead of PatFluid?

No, Adblue® and Eolys™ 176 are completely different products and are not interchangeable with one another.

How long does DPF fluid last?

DPF additives A full tank of additive should last around 70,000 miles. You’ll have to pay (around £200 for fluid and labour) to get the additive tank refilled. Don’t ignore a warning light showing that the additive tanks need refilling – without additive the DPF will quickly become blocked.

Are all AdBlue products the same?

Is all AdBlue® the same? While there are different names for AdBlue®, such as Bluedef, BlueTec and so forth, all mixes should contain the same solution of 32.5% urea and 67.5% de-ionised water.

What happens if you run out of DEF fluid?

If the truck is allowed to run out of DEF the engine’s power is reduced, a solid red warning will be displayed and the vehicle speed will be limited to 5 mph until the DEF tank is refilled.

Is PatFluid same as DPF fluid?

PatFluid® is suitable as an aftermarket replacement for DPF additives used by various automotive manufacturers. Since 2000 many vehicles have used DPF systems using Fuel Borne Catalysts.

Are there different types of AdBlue?

AdBlue is a proprietary name, like Hoover and iPhone: i.e. there are not different types or brands of AdBlue, though there may at any time be different brands selling other urea-based solutions that perform the same function. AdBlue is stored in a tank in the vehicle, and is injected into the SCR system as required.

What can I use instead of AdBlue?

What should I know about using AdBlue? Using water instead of AdBlue – In short, you mustn’t use water instead of AdBlue, or water down the AdBlue in anyway. AdBlue is a mixture of urea and 67.5% de-ionized water.

Is there just one type of AdBlue?

Does quality of AdBlue matter?

AdBlue of bad quality will stack the SCR catalyst and reduce the exit of exhaust gasses till the complete blockage of the SCR system. It is important to notice that not all AdBlue present in the market has the same quality.

Is DEF the same as AdBlue?

Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) also known as AdBlue®, is a non-toxic, colourless, odourless and non-flammable fluid. Stored in a dedicated tank in your car, it is injected into the exhaust system to clean exhaust gases.

How do you unblock a DPF filter?

It’s very important that you consistently hold the revs and speed for at least 30 minutes (preferably more.) If you do this correctly your filter will almost certainly unblock itself. Once you have run the car very hot for a sustained period pull over and immediately switch off the car.

Can I make my own AdBlue?

It can only be produced industrially. Making AdBlue® yourself may have adverse repercussions on your vehicle. the first involves dissolving granules of solid urea, called prills in demineralised water; the second involves mixing synthetic urea with demineralised water.

Can an eolys system be topped up with AdBlue?

They topped it up but the engine management light came back on. I have now discovered that they used AdBlue in an Eolys system. What are the long term consequences of topping up an Eolys system with AdBlue?

What is eolys fluid used for?

Some makes and models — notably Peugeot, Citroen and Ford — use a fuel-borne catalyst called eolys fluid to help aid the regeneration and cleaning process. Eolys is an oil-based compound that is injected into the diesel fuel system.

What is e-lys fuel?

EOLYS is injected into fuel tank to clean up emissions and is used predominantly by PSA ( Citroen/Peugeot), Fords with PSA developed engines and some Volvo’s. AFAIK if yours is a 2007 it’ll be a PD? so should be DPF only?

When did Peugeot switch from AdBlue to AdBlue?

Peugeot itself did not switch over to AdBlue until Spring 2014, and then only for its latest blue-HDI engines. Looking for a garage you can trust? Honest John’s Good Garage Guide has thousands of reader recommended garages, plus how-to guides and tips on servicing.