How to Use AdBlue ®

AdBlue ® is a simple and non-hazardous product. However, SCR system is extremely sensitive to impurities; for this reason it is essential to prevent AdBlue ® contamination to ensure SCR system functions correctly, and also to avoid expensive repair costs. Below some clear rules to follow when using the solution:

adblue do's Do’s

  • Always pour AdBlue ® exclusively into the AdBlue® tank. Both the nozzle pistol and filler cap of the tank are clearly marked
  • Only use AdBlue ® equipment when storing or refilling AdBlue®
  • Always keep AdBlue ® equipment clean and free from dust or dirt
  • Ensure AdBlue ® tank and container seals are intact
  • Use demineralised water (or AdBlue ®) when cleaning internally or priming AdBlue ® equipment
  • Protect against misuse by not mixing with tap water, fuel, oil or other liquids
  • Wear protective clothing in case of handling of large quantities of AdBlue ® with the risk of a spill
  • In case of accidental spill of AdBlue ® on the ground, in a vehicle or on a painted surface, rinse thoroughly with water
  • Protect from extreme temperatures. AdBlue ® starts freezing at an ambient temperature of -11˚C
  • Gently warm the container to melt the AdBlue ® if it freezes in its storage container. AdBlue ® can be used again, once thawed, as it returns to its original state
  • Protect AdBlue ® from direct sunlight
  • Store below an ambient temperature of 30˚C as AdBlue ® can start to decompose
  • Chill your AdBlue ® container if it becomes over heated by spraying the sealed container with water

adblue don'ts Don’ts

  • Do not fill AdBlue ® into the diesel tank
  • Do not fill diesel into the AdBlue ® tank
  • Do not fill the AdBlue ® tank with water or any other liquid
  • Do not mix AdBlue ® with other liquids – it is not an additive
  • Do not use AdBlue ® if contaminated with tap water or other substances such as diesel fuel
  • Avoid spilling AdBlue ® on the ground as the surface may become slippery or the concrete or brickwork could be effected
  • Do not leave spilt AdBlue ® unwashed
  • Never operate a vehicle without AdBlue ®. It is illegal to do so, and will result in extra downtime
  • Do not use other substances other then AdBlue ® eg “Urea Solution”. Costly damage may occur in the SCR system
  • Do not over-ride the system, it may affect your warranty, and it is illegal
  • Do not use dirty equipment, such as funnels, jugs or oil containers for refilling AdBlue ®
  • Do not store AdBlue ® in direct sunlight

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