Adblue cost

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  1. Dare_Devil_Dennis

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    £13 for 10L at local Merc (Mertrux) spares dept. Told to keep the container and bring it back for a refill from their bulk stock for 55p/Litre.
     
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    Buying from the shops in their containers is the expensive way. I downloaded a couple of apps to show me where the adblue dispensers are at petrol stations.
    My dashboard tells me i have 1500 miles left before i need to fill up with adblue and last time i filled up on a french motorway (they are quite common at the huge petrols station aires on the non tolls) and i think it was about 44 cents a litre.
     
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    OK stupid question time

    What is Adblue ????

    seems to be a diesel additive but mine doesn't use it
     
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    Its urea thats injected into the exhaust to reduce emissions. Not an additive has its own tank. Man made now not animal wee
     
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    Diesel Euro 6 engines are the only ones that usually need it. I paid £14 for 10 litres in Halfords
     
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    Thanks guys as ours is 2007 it not got a Euro classification (CritAir 4 though)

    kept hearing about this and seeing pumps on garage forecourts so now I know
     
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    partly dehydrated urine with added blue dye. for the price they charge somebody is taking the piss
     
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    My container is clear, not blue
     
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    Is it available on UK garage forecourts by pump ?
     
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    10ltrs at my local Peugeot dealer for £9.99 ...

    Which app do I need to find service stations in France that have a dispenser please?
     
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    The one I used (which I have deleted til next April) was Adblue4you and I downloaded another as well but cant remember which one it was
     
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    My works van needs Adblue, much cheaper and easier to refill at petrol stations, a 3 litre container costs around £10, I can put 15 litres in the tank from a pump and it costs about £11, plus the ease of putting it in from a pump.
     
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    Some of the Adblue pumps at filling stations have a magnetic release in the nozzle and only work when used with a matching filler. Apparently this is to stop Muppets putting Adblue in the wrong tank but also prevents filling containers and vehicles without the matching filler. I have only been caught out by this once (on the A1).
     
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    Could someone help me with this? I was told by the dealer that it would show on the dash when I need to top up. Do I have to wait for that or can I just top up any time? If so how can I determine the MAX and MIN. If filling from a pump does it cut off when full?
    Never had it before.

    Wyn
     
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    I top up when it gets below half because I can then get 10l in. On my Merc the Adblue gauge is found by paging up or down on the information display that has fuel consumption figures. I would be surprised if there wasn’t a gauge somewhere hidden in the info display, your handbook or dealer should be able to help. I wouldn’t rely on the pump cutting out but I can’t get one in under my bonnet anyway so I use one of the filling tubes available from VW Merc etc.
     
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    I needed some in France but could not fill from the pump for two reasons one , the spout will not fit in the a class gap under the bonnet 2. there is no magnetic ring on the Sprinter any way.
    IT was .35 cents per litre bulk, but I had to buy a 10 litre can for 17 euros, retail pack for punters with cars that need it. A bit of a difference in the price. I can now fill my can from a friends bulk drum for 35p per litre, There is a BP station in Dover that does it from the bulk at 65 p per litre but only with the magnet filler. I tried a rare earth magnet tied to the cap but it doesn't work either.
     
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    Thankfully the Fiat Ducato Euro 6 does not.
     
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    At the moment ;)...
    ...and then of course Fiat has EGR, with all their issues :whistle:.
     
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