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post #1 of 26 Old 01-19-2013, 03:16 PM Thread Starter
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What is everybody using? Ford DEF or Auto Parts store DEF?
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Blue DEF from Walmart or what ever the truck stops have.

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Blue DEF on sale at O'Reilly's/Checker's, Autozone, WM...I figure urea (piss) is urea (piss).

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DEF apparently has a shelf life. It can apparently get out of date and degrade/deteriorate. There is a fancy little meter that tests DEF to make sure its good...
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Blue DEF from Walmart or what ever the truck stops have.
I was using blue DEF too. I had the problems with my DEF pump here Snowstorm = Check Engine Light? , and now I am skeptical to use blue again...

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I was using blue DEF too. I had the problems with my DEF pump here Snowstorm = Check Engine Light? , and now I am skeptical to use blue again...
BIG, I read the snowstorm thread, but, I feel like there was more to your problem than the Blue DEF. With all the work you had done, it seems that the problem was fixed somewhere in all that mess...not sure where though.

I am glad you haven't had any further DEF probs.

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We always ran the valvoline DEF but recently switched to selling fleetrite stuff navistar came out with since all the fuss went down and SCR is a obvious future there. I can get the fleetrite stuff for 8 bucks for a 2.5gal container

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Ford DEF is Wakefield H2Blu.

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