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The AdBlue® tank

  • Where is my AdBlue® tank?

    The position of the AdBlue® tanks depends on the make and the model of your car. On certain models, the AdBlue® filler cap is next to the fuel tank. On other models, it is in the boot or the engine compartment. Refer to your vehicle maintenance handbook.

  • What is the capacity of the AdBlue®  tank?

    The volume of the tank also depends on the vehicle model. It is usually between 8L and 25L.

  • Does AdBlue® make any stains when it splashes onto the bodywork next to the filler cap?

    AdBlue® is not a hazardous product, but it can damage the surfaces it comes into contact with. If you spill AdBlue® inside a vehicle, on a painted surface or on your clothes, rinse immediately with clean water to prevent stains from forming.

  • What precautions should I take when topping up?

    First, make sure that you do not put the AdBlue® in the fuel tank, or diesel in the AdBlue® tank, because doing so will cause serious damage to the engine and the catalyst.

    AdBlue® is not a fuel, nor a fuel additive, but a urea solution that must only be put in the special tank in your vehicle. It is not a hazardous product, but you should take certain precautions. In the event of contact with the skin, wash with soap and clean water. If the AdBlue® comes into contact with your clothes or the vehicle bodywork, rinse immediately with clean water to limit the formation of stains.

  • When does the AdBlue® light on the dashboard come on?

    There is a light on your dashboard that tells you when you need to top up with AdBlue®. This warning light comes on 2,400km before you need to top up with AdBlue®. This value is common to all vehicles and is required by the standard.
    There is no immediate danger of running dry, but you must remember to top up, because once the AdBlue® tank is empty, you will not be able to restart your vehicle. You are advised to add at least 5L of AdBlue® to make the warning light go off.