DPF additive fluid low

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Citroen-Driver wrote: Mon Jul 05, 2021 7:57 pm
Essa wrote: Mon Jul 05, 2021 7:50 pm she selling the car next year so 2 litres should be enough what you rekon if I go down the bottle route?
Ask someone else to hold the camera and record it for a youtube :D

Post the youtube and your experience here too, so it can help anyone else make the same decision as there will be many more diesel C3s popping up with empty eolys/DPF/FAP tanks soon.
video on how not to do it 😂
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update: installed the addivitive eosys powerflex pouch, but cant reset the message, I got diagnostic guy to use snap on and autel scanners. I took the car in the motorway to do a regeneration and also tried clearing service message to no avail still get the addivitie fluidis low.

the live data is showing its at 100%.
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Essa wrote: Wed Jul 07, 2021 8:42 pm update: installed the addivitive eosys powerflex pouch, but cant reset the message, I got diagnostic guy to use snap on and autel scanners. I took the car in the motorway to do a regeneration and also tried clearing service message to no avail still get the addivitie fluidis low.

the live data is showing its at 100%.
It may disappear after a few restarts, a few regenerations or a few days.
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C3CAR wrote: Wed Jul 07, 2021 9:03 pm
Essa wrote: Wed Jul 07, 2021 8:42 pm update: installed the addivitive eosys powerflex pouch, but cant reset the message, I got diagnostic guy to use snap on and autel scanners. I took the car in the motorway to do a regeneration and also tried clearing service message to no avail still get the addivitie fluidis low.

the live data is showing its at 100%.
It may disappear after a few restarts, a few regenerations or a few days.
It is unlikely. As far as I know, the system can only be reset by Lexia/diagbox, and regeneration can only occur once the system has reset.
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routemaster1 wrote:

It is unlikely. As far as I know, the system can only be reset by Lexia/diagbox, and regeneration can only occur once the system has reset.

ooh I thought it could regenerate, took the car out on the motorway last night.
I was just looking Into the diagbox, could you provide link to the correct update product.
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Essa wrote: Thu Jul 08, 2021 8:05 am

ooh I thought it could regenerate, took the car out on the motorway last night.
I was just looking Into the diagbox, could you provide link to the correct update product.
There is a lexia/diagbox topic here that has a lot of information on what is needed to actually run diagbox along with links to the products.
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just spoke to Citreon dealership said they could do the reset for £20 - £30 fingers crosses l goes well booked In for the 19th.
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guys is it safe for my neice to drive the car untill we get reset done on the 19th?
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Essa wrote: Thu Jul 08, 2021 9:13 am guys is it safe for my neice to drive the car untill we get reset done on the 19th?
Safe, yes, no harm will come to the driver.

The eolys makes it possible for the DPF to regenerate at lower exhaust temperatures, typically found on short journeys, low speed runs like town driving.

I am sure it will survive till the 19th, particularly if it is more motorway and less town driving.

You can always force a regen, without computer intervention using the JLM Regen Plus that does the job of the eolys but its added to the tank manually by the driver. This bypasses the ECU and regenerates the DPF at lower exhaust temperatures (town driving).
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Engine name: DV4 diesel (70 PS)
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C3CAR wrote: Thu Jul 08, 2021 9:52 am
Essa wrote: Thu Jul 08, 2021 9:13 am guys is it safe for my neice to drive the car untill we get reset done on the 19th?
Safe, yes, no harm will come to the driver.

The eolys makes it possible for the DPF to regenerate at lower exhaust temperatures, typically found on short journeys, low speed runs like town driving.

I am sure it will survive till the 19th, particularly if it is more motorway and less town driving.

You can always force a regen, without computer intervention using the JLM Regen Plus that does the job of the eolys but its added to the tank manually by the driver. This bypasses the ECU and regenerates the DPF at lower exhaust temperatures (town driving).
yeah most of it going to be motorway journeys, I read somewhere because the ecu thinks the fluid is low it won't start the regeneration process, don't know if this correct Information last thing I want is blocked dpf. thanks for the jlm regen plus il definitely check the product out.
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