The Indian authorities has carried out the stricter BS6 emission norms within the Indian car market from 1st April 2020. Whereas it’s simpler for the petrol automobiles to fulfill the brand new stricter emission norms, just a few diesel engines, particularly the bigger displacement ones require further fluid to fulfill the emission norms. Here’s a video displaying tips on how to add the Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF), which is often known as AdBlue in several components of the world, to the BS6 compliant Marazzo.
How you can add Diesel Exhaust Fluid?
Automobiles that require Diesel Exhaust Fluid or DEF could have a separate tank however the nozzle to refill that tank is positioned near the gasoline filling nozzle. DEF tank has blue caps that assist prospects distinguish from the gasoline tank. So as to add the DEF, this Mahindra branded bucket comes with a further pipe that can be utilized to refill the DEF tank. The method is defined within the video clearly.
DEF is a fluid that has been specifically made to deal with the exhaust gases of diesel automobiles and cut back the dangerous NOx coming from it. It’s a combination of demineralised water and urea. When the exhaust gases are sprayed with DEF vapours within the Selective Catalytic Discount (SCR) chamber, it kinds water and nitrogen vapours, which aren’t dangerous to the environment and setting.
It isn’t a brand new characteristic. In lots of worldwide markets and developed nations just like the USA and the UK, DEF has been in use for greater than ten years and it’s a confirmed expertise. It’s utilized in passenger vehicles, tractors, and heavy automobiles like vehicles and buses to fulfill the emission norms.
Does your car want DEF?
Not all automobiles require DEF. Many automobiles meet the emission norms with out the necessity for SCR and DEF. Most of those automobiles are powered by small displacement engines that don’t pollute a lot and the emissions might be managed with out the DEF. Nonetheless, there are automobiles that do require the DEF just like the Marazzo, Scorpio, new Endeavour and lots of extra such automobiles. These automobiles have separate inlet and tank for the DEF and the identical is talked about within the guide of the car too.
Do you have to add DEF your self?
The extent of the DEF can be checked through the common service. Nonetheless, similar to all the opposite fluids in your automotive, it’s best to regulate the extent of DEF and top-up if required. DEF has a shelf-life of round 1 yr 6 months. Many of the vehicles would require DEF top-up each 10,000 km however that relies on the DEF tank capability and the car itself.