What is Adblue?
AdBlue is a solution made from automotive grade urea and deionised water that gets put into your vehicle to decrease the amount of nitrogen oxides that comes out of your exhaust.
Why do we use AdBlue?
Tiny amounts of AdBlue are injected into the flow of exhaust gasses. At high temperatures AdBlue turns to ammonia and carbon dioxide. Inside the SCR (catalyst), harmful nitrogen oxide in the exhaust reacts with the ammonia and is transformed to harmless nitrogen and water to help reduce harmful fumes in the atmosphere.
Does my car have AdBlue?
Not all car manufacturers use AdBlue technology. But chances are if you’ve got a diesel from Jaguar, Land Rover or any French or German manufacturer, and it was registered new after September 2015, it’ll use AdBlue. Some older cars or vehicles from other manufacturers use AdBlue too so other ways to check include:
- The vehicle handbook
- An AdBlue filler cap either next to the fuel filler, in the boot or under the bonnet
If you’re still not sure, ask your dealer.
What happens if I run out of AdBlue?
If you run out of AdBlue while you’re driving, then the engine’s power and performance will be reduced to limit its emissions. Once you’ve stopped, you won’t be able to restart the engine if the AdBlue tank’s empty. Your vehicle will give u plenty of warning its running low and how many miles you have left.
Where do I purchase AdBlue?
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