Where is the DEF tank located?

Where is the DEF tank located?

DEF is stored in a tank on board the vehicle and injected into the exhaust system. The storage tank is usually found either next to the diesel fuel tank on a truck, or near the area of the spare tire on a car.

Where is the diesel exhaust fluid tank?

It’s contained in a reservoir separate from the fuel tank and is metered into the engine’s exhaust stream to control certain emissions. Inside the exhaust pipe, the DEF vaporizes and decomposes into ammonia and carbon dioxide.

What is a DEF tank on a motor home?

Diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) is available at dedicated pumps at truck stops. EPA 2007 regulations required ultra-low-sulfur diesel fuel and the addition of a diesel particulate filter (DPF) to the exhaust system to reduce soot in the exhaust.

How big is the DEF tank on a Newmar RV?

There’s a 10 gallon DEF tank, some additional electronic gizmos and a big muffler like device, similar in size to the particulate filter. I can’t say where, but I’m thinking I read somewhere it may add a couple hundred pounds. Newmar executives made this comment at a session held at one of their rallies.

Where are Def components located on a motorhome?

The components are not over the rear axle. They hang off the coach some distance from the rear axle. This increases the load on the rear axle to be much more than the weight of the components themselves. The statement includes all the components of the DEF system.

Where can I find Newmar parts and support?

At Newmar, we deliver a seamless service experience designed to get you back out on the road as soon as possible. It’s all about providing you with an uncompromising service experience from the day you take delivery of your new home on wheels. Looking for a specific part for your Newmar coach? Visit Newgle, our catalog of Newmar parts and products.

How much does Def cost at the pump?

Someone, on that other forum, reported he’d seen DEF offered, at the pump, at $1.99 per gallon. I expect this will be the norm, once there is wide distribution. Having been employed in the trucking industry for 45 years, this sounds like the pro’s and con’s to the “ABS brakes, air disc brakes, auto transmissions, and electronic controled diesels.