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Old 05-26-2016, 11:22 PM   #11
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I haven't had to fill my DEF tank yet. Just turned 91,000 miles on the clock. 😉


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Old 05-27-2016, 10:14 AM   #12
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I haven't had to fill my DEF tank yet. Just turned 91,000 miles on the clock. 😉


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Old 05-27-2016, 10:16 AM   #13
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I push the "setup" button on the steering wheel and it goes thru it's paces.
Shows oil ok, etc, and shows DEF level ok. Wish it would show 1/4, 1/2, 3/4 level for the DEF. Guess it would give a message when you need to add DEF.
Haven't experienced it yet.

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I use my Edge CTS digital gauges and it shows me % on the DEF tank whoch is much better then the "ok" crap I get until it is at 20% or a miles countdown.
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Old 05-27-2016, 12:45 PM   #14
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Ford's probably cheating. My TDI. Never needs DEF
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Old 05-27-2016, 04:59 PM   #15
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Ram comes with a DE gauge no more wondering for me
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Our 2015 F350 has a warning come up on screen at 500 miles left on DEF. have gotten in habit of filling it about every 5 or 6 tanks when I pull into Pilot / Flying J if under toe, takes maybe a gallon. Just never really keep check on it one of those things you got do just like buying fuel.
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Old 05-27-2016, 10:20 PM   #17
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DEF Refill or Not

Refilling the DEF tank will depend upon whether you have selected Normal or Towing. You will go through DEF quicker if you are towing your RV than if you are driving under "Normal" conditions. In the Ford F-350, you will get warnings starting at 500 miles to go. Once you get down to empty, the truck will go into what some refer to as the "limp" mode (< 55 MPH). I recently was faced with a failed DEF Sensor C. I decided to have the entire DEF system removed and done away with. No more messing with DEF, no more warnings, or other such problems. There is an expense involved with this type of modification, but no longer have to worry about filling or paying for it. A good Diesel shop can do the modification in a day.
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I haven't had to fill my DEF tank yet. Just turned 91,000 miles on the clock. 😉
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Wonderful however most of us don't tow with a Yugo.
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Refilling the DEF tank will depend upon whether you have selected Normal or Towing. You will go through DEF quicker if you are towing your RV than if you are driving under "Normal" conditions. In the Ford F-350, you will get warnings starting at 500 miles to go. Once you get down to empty, the truck will go into what some refer to as the "limp" mode (< 55 MPH). I recently was faced with a failed DEF Sensor C. I decided to have the entire DEF system removed and done away with. No more messing with DEF, no more warnings, or other such problems. There is an expense involved with this type of modification, but no longer have to worry about filling or paying for it. A good Diesel shop can do the modification in a day.
Great I am sure your grand children will thank you for the clean air you left for them and theirs!!
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Towing will cause for the more consumption of the DEF fluid as the exhaust filter will need to be cleaned more for fuel requirements due to load. Also you can look at menu to see how much fluid you have. Don't run it out! Will cause loss of reduced power and then tennis shoe mode.
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