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Opel Corsa: Fuel / Fuel for diesel engines

The Diesel engines are compatible with bio-fuels that conform to current and future European standards and and can be obtained from filling stations:

Opel Corsa. Fuel for diesel engines

Diesel fuel that meets standard EN590 mixed with a biofuel that meets standard EN14214 (possibly containing up to 7% Fatty Acid Methyl Ester).

Opel Corsa. Fuel for diesel engines

Diesel fuel that meets standard EN16734 mixed with a biofuel that meets standard EN14214 (possibly containing up to 10% Fatty Acid Methyl Ester).

Opel Corsa. Fuel for diesel engines

Paraffinic Diesel fuel that meets standard EN15940 mixed with a biofuel that meets standard EN14214 (possibly containing up to 7% Fatty Acid Methyl Ester).

Opel Corsa. Fuel for diesel engines

The use of B20 or B30 fuel meeting standard EN16709 is possible in your Diesel engines. However, this use, even occasional, requires strict application of the special servicing conditions referred to as "Arduous conditions".

For more information, contact a dealer or a qualified workshop.

Caution

The use of any other type of (bio) fuel (vegetable or animal oils, pure or diluted, domestic fuel etc.) is strictly prohibited (risk of damage to the engine and fuel system).

Note

The only Diesel additives authorised for use are those that meet the B715000 standard.

Low temperature operation

At temperatures below 0 °C, some diesel products with biodiesel blends may clog, freeze or gel, which may affect the fuel supply system. Starting and engine operation may not work properly. Make sure to fill winter grade diesel fuel at ambient temperatures below 0 °C.

Arctic grade diesel fuel can be used in extreme cold temperatures below -20 °C. Using this fuel grade in warm or hot climates is not recommended and may cause engine stalling, poor starting or damage on the fuel injection system.

    Fuel for petrol engines

    Only use unleaded fuel that complies with European standard EN 228 or E DIN 51626-1 or equivalent. The engine is capable of running with fuel that contains up to 10% ethanol (e...

    Refuelling

    Danger Before refuelling, switch off ignition and any external heaters with combustion chambers. Follow the operating and safety instructions of the filling station when refuelling...

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