Last post on Jan 25, 2010 at 10:34 AM
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#14 of 15 Re: Mercedes-Benz's AdBlue diesel additive is EXPENSIVE!!! [kernick]
Jan 25, 2010 (9:46 am)
CR puts out misleading information....
I am shocked, shocked I say.
#15 of 15 Re: Mercedes-Benz's AdBlue diesel additive is EXPENSIVE!!! [bhill2]
Jan 25, 2010 (10:34 am)
I suspect that refilling the reservoir alone will not reset the indicator and instead it has to be reset by a 'qualified' person using special equipment to ensure that the approved fluid is used.
A solution to that would be to add AdBlue before the sensor is tripped. If the sensor is simply working on level and does not have a "mileage input signal" then one could simply add Ad-Blue when it was 2/3 depleted, and never set the sensor off. I don't think the sensor needs to be reset by a technician anymore than your low-fuel level alarm has to be reset, if you run your tank low. There's nothing stopping you from putting some non-EPA/CARB fluid in your fuel right?