Is it worth using a fuel additive?

Beyond simply cleaning your fuel system, additives can promise all sorts of benefits for your engine. Additives that promise to increase gas mileage are a popular product, especially of course when gas prices rise. But the FTC’s site recommends a buyer-beware approach.

Do diesel fuel additives really work?

And, if your additive removes any buildup in your fuel system, this can also cut down on emissions. Better fuel efficiency. A diesel fuel additive actually works to reduce your car’s fuel consumption. That means you won’t have to refuel as often — which means you’ll save money over time.

What is FAP on a Citroen?

FAP is a particulate filter designed and patented by Citroën-Peugeot group which regeneration system is characterised by the using of an additive, cerium oxide. The combustion of the PM10 naturally takes place at around 600-650°C but exhaust gas only reaches 200°C maximum.

What happens if you put too much redex in car?

What happens if I use more than the recommended dose? Adding too much Redex won’t cause any damage to your car or interrupt the combustion cycle. Plus, it’s hard to use more than the recommended dose because of how the bottle is designed, with clear marks indicating a single dose.

How often should you put gas treatment in your car?

Generally, you can use fuel injector cleaner every 1,500 to 3,000 miles. Many people like to use fuel injector cleaners whenever they get an oil change, as it’s easy to remember. Another way to know when to clean your fuel injectors is to look out for signs of a clogged fuel injector.

How do you clear a blocked DPF filter?

DPF cleaning is the most effective way to clear a blocked DPF filter. Flash cleaning a blocked DPF will completely remove the build-up of soot and exhaust residue, ensuring increased performance and economy. Flash cleaning your DPF completely removes PM10 residues, oil and cerium.

Is Eolys fluid the same as adblue?

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

What kind of additive does a Citroen engine use?

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What is the minimum additive level for diesel?

Our C5 is currently displaying ‘Unblock Diesel Filter’ and ‘Diesel Additive Minimum Level’ – even though the fuel filter has just been changed!

Where can I buy a diesel additive tank?

The additive should be purchased from the manufacturer’s main agent and used to top up the additive tank (found in the main fuel tank) once the top up has been done the system can be re-set via the serial diagnostic socket using the SP MAP system.

How do you fill a Peugeot Citroen engine?

Filling is easy but you will have to buy the kit from main dealer and get a Peugeot/citroen dealer/specialist to reset fluid level in the particle filter Ecu but as previous posts have said it will keep loosing power until the particle filter blocks and won’t go over 20mph .