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Eolys?

Post by wizzer59 » 08 Nov 2012, 01:17

Ive been told there are two types eolys, what goes in mine? its a 02 C5 2.2HDI 136 Exclusive hatch, been looking at Pat fluid DPX 42/176 is that ok?
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Post by waynedance » 08 Nov 2012, 11:12

Hi I recently just filled up my additive tank and used the pats fluid from euro car parts. Was an easy process if you get the kit with filling bottle.

When filling I got a friend to help and found it easier to put a small hole in the bottom of the filling bottle to help fill the tank quicker. Put your finger over the hole while an assistant fills the bottle back up each time.

I used a whole 4.5lt bottle and filled the system up the day after the low warning message came up on the dash.

Hope this helps a little.
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Post by spider » 08 Nov 2012, 12:14

Just an (hopefully obvious) note, it would be worth wearing gloves and suitable protection etc as you really do not want this fluid on your skin.
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Post by waynedance » 08 Nov 2012, 12:21

I must say I did manage to get some on my hands and no fingers fell off...... :-D

Good advice all the same.
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Post by handyman » 08 Nov 2012, 12:29

Hi Wizzer, its worth checking at your local dealers as there are two types of fluid and they do not intermix. I cannot remember the change over dates but I know the earlier system was short lived, so your 02 car might be one or tuther.

If you get no joy, PM me your VIN or RP number and I'll check.

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Post by waynedance » 08 Nov 2012, 12:55

It depends on the colour of the plastic around the filler plug on the tank which should be white or green but patsfluid should cover both types.
http://www.eurocarparts.com/specialist- ... d/patfluid
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Post by handyman » 08 Nov 2012, 13:09

Not sure I'd believe everything Europarts write (ask Citronut), as the two fluids have a completely different chemical make up and therefore act in a completely different way. As you stated though, the filler systems are distinct so that should highlight the correct fluid to use.

I did hear that it was possible to top up both systems with diesel, to trick the system into believing there was sufficient fluid in the reservoir. I have no knowledge whether this is correct or not, but the 'horses mouth' is a PSA employee. 8-[

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Post by spider » 08 Nov 2012, 14:04

I think that will only really work if you have the DPF removed and then do the vacuum hose trick (so the ECU is happy without it)
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Post by wizzer59 » 08 Nov 2012, 21:44

Thanks for the replies guys, any idea how long before it runs out once you get the low warning message? and if I fill up before the eloys runs out do I have to reset anything?
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Post by waynedance » 08 Nov 2012, 21:51

You will need to reset the counter, I used a Launch diagnostic tool.

I filled my tank up the day after the warning as I did not want to risk anymore faults occurring.
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Re: Eolys?

Post by Lighty » 08 Nov 2012, 23:00

White lid on the tank is DPX 42, green lid is Elloys 176. not sure if the PAT fluid does both tbh
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Post by waynedance » 08 Nov 2012, 23:10

The patsfluid does both, mine running on it fine.
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Re: Eolys?

Post by wheeler » 09 Nov 2012, 10:26

If your going by R.P. number upto 9491 is DPX 42 & 9492 onwards is Eolys 176.
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Post by wizzer59 » 09 Nov 2012, 17:23

Thanks for all your help guys =D> , now I'm sure there
was a illustrated step by step guide on how to do the job somewhere :lol: :?:
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Re: Eolys?

Post by haydent » 16 Jan 2015, 11:26

just posting my confusion here as well to contact subscribers to this thread, have rp in the 10,000's which would suggest 176 yet the connectors are white which suggests dpx ... 06 c5 ??
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