Eolys?

Our most popular forum is for Citroën problems, discussions and chat.
Specialising in AX, BX, ZX, Xantia,C5, Xsara, Saxo and XM. CX, 2cv & Berlingo, all are welcome.NOT for selling cars/parts!

Moderator: RichardW

taffy
Posts: 993
Joined: 08 Oct 2012, 00:35
Location: swindon
My Cars:

Re: Eolys?

Post by taffy » 19 Aug 2017, 20:19

its totallyempty its just ive spent a fortune onit latley as it hasnt been serviced 23000 milesand was trying to save lol
0x
96 blue 1.8i xantia lx
97 red 2.0i xantia sx
00 red 2.0 hdi estate xantia sx
97 black 1.9td xantia sx
00 grey 2.0 hdi 110 exclusive xantia
99 silver 2.1td exclusive xantia
99 red 2.0 hdi exclusive xantia..
00 black 2.0 hdi exclusive xantia
99 blue 2.0 hdi exclusive xantia

User avatar
Paul-R
Posts: 2262
Joined: 07 May 2009, 16:24
Location: Wirral, NW England; Vaucluse 84, France
My Cars: 2015 1.6 Blue HDi 120 Peugeot 308 Active SW
2013 2.0 HDi 163 C5 Exclusive Tourer
2003 2.0 HDi 110 C5 Exclusive Estate (Gone)
2001 2.0 HDi 90 Xsara Estate (Gone)
x 97

Re: Eolys?

Post by Paul-R » 19 Aug 2017, 20:23

Even if you could get away with putting diesel in the Eolys tank I doubt very much you could get anywhere near a year before the filter needed cleaning out.

The Eolys allows the DPF to burn off the accumulated soot particles at a lower temperature than other systems which don't use Eolys (VW, Ford Vauxhall, etc) so I'm not at all sure that any burning off would happen (if you do decide to do this I'd love to know). If there's no burning off the DPF would fill up very soon - possibly a matter of weeks if you cover high mileages,
0x
As I get older I think a lot about the hereafter - I go into a room and then wonder what I'm here after.

Inside every old person is a young person wondering what the hell happened.

"Trying is the first step towards failure" ~ Homer J Simpson​

User avatar
Paul-R
Posts: 2262
Joined: 07 May 2009, 16:24
Location: Wirral, NW England; Vaucluse 84, France
My Cars: 2015 1.6 Blue HDi 120 Peugeot 308 Active SW
2013 2.0 HDi 163 C5 Exclusive Tourer
2003 2.0 HDi 110 C5 Exclusive Estate (Gone)
2001 2.0 HDi 90 Xsara Estate (Gone)
x 97

Re: Eolys?

Post by Paul-R » 19 Aug 2017, 20:25

Just seen your second post - if the tank is totally empty the Eolys pump may now be knackered if it's been trying to pump non-existent fluid.
0x
As I get older I think a lot about the hereafter - I go into a room and then wonder what I'm here after.

Inside every old person is a young person wondering what the hell happened.

"Trying is the first step towards failure" ~ Homer J Simpson​

taffy
Posts: 993
Joined: 08 Oct 2012, 00:35
Location: swindon
My Cars:

Re: Eolys?

Post by taffy » 19 Aug 2017, 20:33

just waiting for new turbo to come gonna wash dpf il tell u how bad eloys warning sice baught car 6000 miles ago
0x
96 blue 1.8i xantia lx
97 red 2.0i xantia sx
00 red 2.0 hdi estate xantia sx
97 black 1.9td xantia sx
00 grey 2.0 hdi 110 exclusive xantia
99 silver 2.1td exclusive xantia
99 red 2.0 hdi exclusive xantia..
00 black 2.0 hdi exclusive xantia
99 blue 2.0 hdi exclusive xantia

User avatar
Paul-R
Posts: 2262
Joined: 07 May 2009, 16:24
Location: Wirral, NW England; Vaucluse 84, France
My Cars: 2015 1.6 Blue HDi 120 Peugeot 308 Active SW
2013 2.0 HDi 163 C5 Exclusive Tourer
2003 2.0 HDi 110 C5 Exclusive Estate (Gone)
2001 2.0 HDi 90 Xsara Estate (Gone)
x 97

Re: Eolys?

Post by Paul-R » 19 Aug 2017, 21:25

I'm amazed the car was even driveable.
0x
As I get older I think a lot about the hereafter - I go into a room and then wonder what I'm here after.

Inside every old person is a young person wondering what the hell happened.

"Trying is the first step towards failure" ~ Homer J Simpson​

taffy
Posts: 993
Joined: 08 Oct 2012, 00:35
Location: swindon
My Cars:

Re: Eolys?

Post by taffy » 19 Aug 2017, 22:32

its not really but spent all lastweekend cleaning the engine out of sludge its lucky to still be alive! i just gotta get to work :(
0x
96 blue 1.8i xantia lx
97 red 2.0i xantia sx
00 red 2.0 hdi estate xantia sx
97 black 1.9td xantia sx
00 grey 2.0 hdi 110 exclusive xantia
99 silver 2.1td exclusive xantia
99 red 2.0 hdi exclusive xantia..
00 black 2.0 hdi exclusive xantia
99 blue 2.0 hdi exclusive xantia

cachaciero
Posts: 1410
Joined: 13 Apr 2009, 07:24
Location: West Sussex U.K
My Cars:
x 6

Re: Eolys?

Post by cachaciero » 21 Aug 2017, 17:16

taffy wrote:
19 Aug 2017, 19:27
as im skint etc and as the pat fluid is mixed with the fueland not into dpf could i not just fill eloys tank with good diesil and just pop off dpf anually and pressure wash?

In a word no!

Without the additive the carbon produced by the engine will be harder to burn and build up faster. I also suspect that it will also be harder to blast out with a pressure washer, might require burning out. You may also find that the "variable geometry " bits of the turbo also seize up due to the kind of carbon produced.

cachaciero
0x
2006 Toyota Prius T Spirit
2001 2.2 C5 Exclusive SE
1996 XM 2.1 TD Auto VSX
1995 XM 2.1 TD Auto SX died @ 140K
1987 CX 2.5 Gti Turbo II dead
1984 Ford Scorpio
1981 CX 2.4 Pallas Auto
Renault 21
1220 GS Club
Rover P6 2000TC

urzica
Posts: 4
Joined: 27 Nov 2011, 10:35
Location: Romania
My Cars:

Re: Eolys?

Post by urzica » 19 Sep 2017, 19:23

Hello, you can help me in determining the type of additive used in my car. According to my RPO No. 11126, IOL says that the EOLYS 176 is used, but the hose connectors in the tank should be green, but I have the white color that corresponds to the type of additive DPX 42 and not i know what to believe ????
The car is CITROEN C5 HDI since 2007, 1997 cc
VIN: VF7RCRHRH76818968
Thank you.
0x

urzica
Posts: 4
Joined: 27 Nov 2011, 10:35
Location: Romania
My Cars:

Re: Eolys?

Post by urzica » 19 Sep 2017, 19:27

haydent wrote:
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 ??

Same dilema with me...
0x

User avatar
GiveMeABreak
Forum Admin Team
Posts: 6665
Joined: 15 Sep 2015, 19:38
Location: West Wales
My Cars: '09 C5 X7 2.0 HDi Exclusive Mativoire Beige (The Golden Hornet)
'07 C3 1.6 HDi Exclusive Aluminium Grey (The Silver Hornet)
Past:
'76 GS 1000 Cedreat Yellow (yuk)
'79 GS 1220 Geranium Red
'78 CX 2.4 Turbo Prestige C-Matic Nevada Beige
'84 CX 20 Polar White
'90 XM 2.0 SX Polar White
'93 XM 2.0 Turbo Prestige Polar White
'94 XM 2.0 Turbo Prestige Emerald Green Pearlescent
'98 C15 Romahome White
'99 Xantia 2.0 HDi SX Hermes Red
'01 C5 2.0 HDi SX Wicked Red
'05 C5 2.0 HDi Exclusive Obsidian Black
x 457

Re: Eolys?

Post by GiveMeABreak » 19 Sep 2017, 20:03

I'll have a check for you in a second or 2
0x
Marc

User avatar
GiveMeABreak
Forum Admin Team
Posts: 6665
Joined: 15 Sep 2015, 19:38
Location: West Wales
My Cars: '09 C5 X7 2.0 HDi Exclusive Mativoire Beige (The Golden Hornet)
'07 C3 1.6 HDi Exclusive Aluminium Grey (The Silver Hornet)
Past:
'76 GS 1000 Cedreat Yellow (yuk)
'79 GS 1220 Geranium Red
'78 CX 2.4 Turbo Prestige C-Matic Nevada Beige
'84 CX 20 Polar White
'90 XM 2.0 SX Polar White
'93 XM 2.0 Turbo Prestige Polar White
'94 XM 2.0 Turbo Prestige Emerald Green Pearlescent
'98 C15 Romahome White
'99 Xantia 2.0 HDi SX Hermes Red
'01 C5 2.0 HDi SX Wicked Red
'05 C5 2.0 HDi Exclusive Obsidian Black
x 457

Re: Eolys?

Post by GiveMeABreak » 19 Sep 2017, 20:59

Ok, so this isn't going to be much help, as no blue or green click fit would seem to indicate that it is EOLYS DPX42 that you need. Because this additive can't be mixed with any of the others, I won't suggest one of the later replacement types. You are correct about the RPO - but the notes are quite clear - no green or blue click-fit, then DPX42.

So the best option is to double check with the main dealer and see what they say if you tell them that you have a white click fit and see what they say.

I know it doesn't help much - the whole additive area is a disgraceful state of affairs for a company like PSA who invented the damned DPF! The advice (if you can call it that) is very unclear.
0x
Marc

urzica
Posts: 4
Joined: 27 Nov 2011, 10:35
Location: Romania
My Cars:

Re: Eolys?

Post by urzica » 20 Sep 2017, 18:33

GiveMeABreak wrote:
19 Sep 2017, 20:59
Ok, so this isn't going to be much help, as no blue or green click fit would seem to indicate that it is EOLYS DPX42 that you need. Because this additive can't be mixed with any of the others, I won't suggest one of the later replacement types. You are correct about the RPO - but I the notes are quite clear - no green or blue click-fit, then DPX42.

So the best option is to double check with the main dealer and see what they say if you tell them that you have a white click fit and see what they say.

I know it doesn't help much - the whole additive area is a disgraceful state of affairs for a company like PSA who invented the damned DPF! The advice (if you can call it that) is very unclear.

Thank you1
0x