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Just added 2.5 gallons of AdBlue/DEF to my Q7 at 2,000 miles. Quite obviously, the dealer did not top it up in their predelivery prep. Bad dealer!
No warnings and no way to check the actual level. The car only has 2,000 miles on it. Dealer tech says they add 2 gallons every 10,000 mile service; and know that it's full when they can't add any more. I just wanted to see how much I could add to stay ahead of any warnings and/or need to readapt.Did the low level warning go off? What was the level before you added?
I'm curious if it needs adaptation every time you add adblue or only if it falls below the warning level.
Screenshots of each step in VCDS and photos would be helpful and qualify for the bi monthly contest
Of course! 5,000 miles - when the customer has to pay for it.They are not filled at time of sale; per Audi we add 2.5 gallons when performing the pre-delivery inspection and set up, this is done when the vehicles come off the truck. The first full fill is at the 5,000 mile service.
I've just been advised on another forum that the 5,000 mile service is provided free by Audi; so the AdBlue fill should be at no charge.Thanks, that note has been added to the DPF filter and Adblue FAQ
Here's the link I was given:Audi care says that "When you purchase the Audi Care New Vehicle Plan, you pre-pay for scheduled maintenance service"
But in the next paragraph it says"The Audi Care New Vehicle Plan covers the manufacturer-required regularly scheduled maintenance services at:
The "scheduled maintenance intervals" sheet says that Adblue is topped off at 5, 15, 25, 35, etc., every 10,000 miles.
- 15,000 miles
- 25,000 miles
- 35,000 miles
- 45,000 miles
- or 5 years from the original vehicle in-service date, whichever comes first"
So which is it? Does it cover every scheduled maintenance or just the ones at 15, 25, 35, 45 or 5 years whichever comes first?
The booklet says "Over the life of your Audi Care plan, these services and more are covered under recommended scheduled maintenance: AdBlue Fluid | Refill completely (23 liters), Audi Q7 3.0L TDI only" Are you sure the other person didn't have Audi care?