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[Warning Light] engine management light
#1
hello,i,m new to this forum,but would like some help please,
BERLINGO MULTISPACE VTR HDI 2011
after filling up today my engine management light came on,and on the lcd screen it said,P FILTER ADD,then later said RISK OF FILTER BLOCKING,phoned my local garage and after giving him my reg was told its a ad blue bag that needs replacing,at a cost of £124.99 plus vat,then he said it would after be reset by someone else,after googleing ad blue I can only find ad blue tanks,,it seems a bit expensive could this be right and how much on average does it cost to reset it,
hoping for some advise please
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#2
The garage may be talking about eloys fluid this is different to add blue i doubt your 2011 vehicle has add blue, the add blue tank would be behind the drivers seat and needs filling every month or so. The eloys fluid bag is under the vehicle and need changing anywhere from 75k onwards. When the bag is replaced you do need to reset the ecu to tell it it has eloys fluid refilled.

I would call Citroen any local one will do and get a price to do the complete job.
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(07-09-2018, 07:58 PM)polar Wrote:  The garage may be talking about eloys fluid this is different to add blue i doubt your 2011 vehicle has add blue, the add blue tank would be behind the drivers seat and needs filling every month or so. The eloys fluid bag is under the vehicle and need changing anywhere from 75k onwards. When the bag is replaced you do need to reset the ecu to tell it it has eloys fluid refilled.

I would call Citroen any local one will do and get a price to do the complete job.
thank you so much for your help, I will call citreon on Monday,thanks again,regards keith
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You could try a independent Citroen specialist who should be much cheaper than Citroen and can do the whole job , I.e. refill and reset .

Mark Lightfoot is in Ilkeston about a hour away from you could do the job, there may even be another specialist closer to you.

Mark

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(07-09-2018, 09:15 PM)Satellitemark Wrote:  You could try a independent Citroen specialist who should be much cheaper than Citroen and can do the whole job , I.e. refill and reset .

Mark Lightfoot is in Ilkeston about a hour away from you could do the job, there may even be another specialist closer to you.

Mark

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Well done thanks for pointing this out as i missed how close Keith was to Mark garage - Yes Try mark    

http://www.marklightfootltd.co.uk/
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The EURO 5 diesel did have eloys fluid,
the EURO 6 diesel started with add blue around 2015.
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IIRC the number of times the fuel cap is opened gets counted & after a certain number is reached, the EML will come on for the fluid change & counter reset. I think there's a thread on here somewhere about making sure the contacts are clean around the fuel cap to prevent false readings.
It's an odd way to do things as filling up with smaller amounts will raise the counter more quickly.
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(08-09-2018, 04:12 PM)rolf50 Wrote:  The EURO 5 diesel did have eloys fluid,
the EURO 6 diesel started with add blue around 2015.

Euro6 motors have both, EOLYS and Adblue.
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#9
Thanks for the recommendation guys.
A 2011 vehicle will not be adblue.
We have recently had some success refilling the pouches with fluid, this is much cheaper than replacing with a new one.
Unfortunately the pouches often leak, so a new one must be purchased, they are very expensive.
Perhaps someone will start selling empty pouches, could be a great opportunity for making a few quid.
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(11-09-2018, 07:35 PM)Lighty Wrote:  Thanks for the recommendation guys.
A 2011 vehicle will not be adblue.
We have recently had some success refilling the pouches with fluid, this is much cheaper than replacing with a new one.
Unfortunately the pouches often leak, so a new one must be purchased, they are very expensive.
Perhaps someone will start selling empty pouches, could be a great opportunity for making a few quid.

You could use any other strong plastic bag as a pouch like a camelbak for water.

http://c4owners.org/plugins/forum/forum_...php?218710

https://www.mini2.com/forum/mini-cooper-...176-a.html
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