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Old Apr 20th, 2012, 09:33 PM
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Diesel Fuel Additive Low

Hi guys,

I've recently purchased a mini clubman D, its a nice car but its just started to misbehave.

I've had the Diesel Fuel Additive Light come on and went to a friend who's a local mechanic to get it looked it. He's advised me it needs the additive which I purchased from euro car parts. He's managed to put in roughly a litre, however it hasn't reset the light.

Just wanted to know if anyone's managed to reset the diesel fuel additive low light?

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Tariq
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Old Apr 21st, 2012, 10:13 AM
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Are we supposed to add stuff to the diesel? I have been driving diesels for the last 15 years and I have never had to add anything, just top up at the pumps and drive off.
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Would be interested to see some replies on this as i have a Diesel Cooper with a light now showing.
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It probably needs to go on the BMW computor to reset same as ford needs a dealer reset that's why I have a petrol car now
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He put it in where? I hope not directly into the tank...

Light needs to be reset by dealer.


Quote: Originally Posted by Tariq (original)
Hi guys,

He's managed to put in roughly a litre, however it hasn't reset the light.


Tariq

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Hi there. The diesel additive should be refilled via a SEPERATE tank bolted to the underside of the fuel tank. This is regarded as a service item by MINI. Once the additive have been replaced, normally comes as a liquid in a bag, the service light can be reset like any other service light via the instrument cluster.

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What is this diesel additive?

I've used Millers diesel additive on my previous cars, is this ok to use on a 60 plate cooper d?
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