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I have a BMW 520d GT and in the last ~10 kmiles this warning is coming up repeatedly. It disappears disapears after a while and back again. Nothing really happed.. so far, but would like to get rid of it. Any experience on this? Thank you.

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A hire van I had refused to start after the addblue ran out. I would buy some and top it up to make sure it’s full

 it sounds like it is giving you a warning it may be getting low. The sensor may be active intermittently as the liquid is sloshing around. 

... stupid invention! Lol

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No. its not empty. That was my 1st reaction too. Didn't work.

It's not full either... indeed I can to top it up and see what happens...

Also crossed my mind that for any reason it didn't like the last AdBlue liquid I used... it was an universal one, dont see any reason why it could cause these warnings. Should I empty the AdBlue depo and refill it with new one?

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Hi Antonio

Your hand book should give some information, though like oil there must be some leeway for top up/refill while "on the road" it can't always be done at a dealer. Unless BMW have a reset some where that tells the system the tank has been refilled ??

As said I have no Adblue experience so thinking out loud here


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