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Fuel Issue

Post by ShaneyB » Tue Sep 28, 2021 7:18 am

Hi guys,

Probably been asked before but I'm in a mad rush. Had my C7 almost two years and I've only used V-Power to fill up. I'm concerned now that I won't be able to get any with the tanker driver shortages and I don't have enough in the tank to go searching around. What is the minimum grade (RON) I can safely use without causing any issues please?

Thanks in advance.
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Re: Fuel Issue

Post by Saudirick » Tue Sep 28, 2021 9:30 am

Absolutely fine. Have a look on the inside of your fuel filler. It says 95ron minimum which is normal unleaded. Just go back to super unleaded at the next opportunity

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Re: Fuel Issue

Post by Tadass910 » Thu Sep 30, 2021 10:00 am

98 always

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Re: Fuel Issue

Post by ShaneyB » Thu Sep 30, 2021 10:08 am

Thanks guys, I thought 98/99 but it does say 95 minimum on the fuel cap. Absolutely no fuel available anywhere near me at the moment though so I'm stuck at home with the Mrs.
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Daytona B7 RS4 Saloon
B6 S4 Saloon Tip
B5 S4 Avant
8L S3
Lexus IS 200
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Vauxhall Astra 1.6l
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Re: Fuel Issue

Post by morski » Thu Sep 30, 2021 1:49 pm

Goverment is a shambles for creating this mess
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Re: Fuel Issue

Post by ShaneyB » Fri Oct 01, 2021 9:09 am

Just to confirm guys,

My warranty wouldn't be invalid if I use 95 RON as it states it's the minimum requirement in the filler cap?
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Daytona B7 RS4 Saloon
B6 S4 Saloon Tip
B5 S4 Avant
8L S3
Lexus IS 200
Vauxhall Cavalier 1.8 lsi
Vauxhall Astra 1.6l
Fiat Uno Turbo
Fiat 127 Sport
Ford Cortina MK5
Opel Kadett

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Re: Fuel Issue

Post by Saudirick » Fri Oct 01, 2021 10:13 am

You could always put normal unleaded in with an octane booster if you are worried about it

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Re: Fuel Issue

Post by ShaneyB » Fri Oct 01, 2021 10:20 am

Managed to get to station with Esso Supreme + 99 RON so got £35.00. Relieved.

I do wonder if they changed the rule to let you fill up to max it would ease the panic a bit?

Cheers all, much appreciated as always.
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Daytona B7 RS4 Saloon
B6 S4 Saloon Tip
B5 S4 Avant
8L S3
Lexus IS 200
Vauxhall Cavalier 1.8 lsi
Vauxhall Astra 1.6l
Fiat Uno Turbo
Fiat 127 Sport
Ford Cortina MK5
Opel Kadett

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Re: Fuel Issue

Post by VEA » Thu Nov 25, 2021 12:47 pm

morski wrote:
Thu Sep 30, 2021 1:49 pm
Goverment is a shambles for creating this mess
Government or the press?

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