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Anyone read they are now talking about a DEF shortage? Just what we need.
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Australia had the DEF problem when imported supply was stopped, so now it is manufactured locally and no more problem. I am fortunate that my 2012 Cruze diesel never had the DEF tank and I have a full size spare tyre in that position.
 

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I work for a major lubricants distributor in New York,there is a shortage of DEF.There are two reasons.The #1 reason is farmers are being forced in many states to use Urea as a fertilizer instead of other chemicals.#2 The war in Ukraine where 40% of the worlds Urea comes from.Urea is about 37% of DEF.
its always the overconfident ones that get it wrong, lol
 

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So if DEF is not DEF than what else is it? I am curious to know.
Don't have a good answer other than additives/filler.
I received a refund from Peak for the Platinum DEF.
As I said, it is a known issue with the 2.8L in the Colorado/Canyons.
 

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What shortage(s)? :LOL:

I have multiple containers of Blue DEF in the basement (oddly enough, the seller through Walmart...which was cheaper than Walmart...was working through Grainger).
 
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