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FAQ sur la conversion e85 au superéthanol

RS Tronic Responds to Customer Questions on E85 Conversion

In a context where ecology and economy intersect on the roads of change, the conversion to E85 bioethanol represents a significant advancement. At RS Tronic, we are at the forefront of this energy transition and are delighted to share our expertise with you.

This FAQ aims to enlighten you on all aspects of the E85 bioethanol conversion. Whether you are an environmentally conscious driver, looking for fuel savings, or simply curious about this technology, this FAQ is for you.

We will cover various topics ranging from understanding what E85 is, to the benefits of its conversion, including the necessary technical steps. Each section is designed to provide you with complete and easy-to-understand information.

We invite you to explore the possibilities offered by E85 and to consider how this option could fit into your daily life. Your contribution to a more sustainable future may start here, with a simple fuel change.

Get ready to dive into the world of E85 bioethanol with RS Tronic.

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Which cars can run on E85?

Most gasoline vehicles can run on E85 after conversion. It's important to check that your model is compatible with this type of fuel to avoid potential damage. Approach your nearest RS Tronic center.

Is it bad to put ethanol in a gasoline car?

No, it's not bad if your car has been reprogrammed for E85 conversion or if it's originally flex-fuel. However, using ethanol without the appropriate modifications can damage the engine in the long term.

What Crit'Air sticker does an ethanol car get?

Vehicles converted to E85 can obtain a more favorable Crit'Air sticker, often Crit'Air 1, due to their reduced atmospheric pollutant emissions compared to regular gasoline.

Does driving on ethanol damage the engine?

No, driving on ethanol does not damage the engine if it is adapted or converted for this use. Non-adapted vehicles can, however, suffer long-term damage.

What are the disadvantages of E85 ethanol?

Disadvantages may include a slight reduction in engine power, higher consumption, and the need for conversion for non-flex-fuel vehicles. Additionally, E85 is not available at all gas stations.

What is the cost to switch to E85 ethanol?

The conversion cost varies depending on the vehicle type. It ranges from a few hundred to a few thousand euros for the purchase and installation of an E85 conversion kit. Contact us for a quote.

Can you mix gasoline and ethanol?

It is technically possible to mix gasoline and ethanol in a vehicle equipped with an E85 conversion kit or designed to be flex-fuel. The system adjusts the combustion based on the detected mix proportion.

Does ethanol freeze?

Ethanol has a very low freezing point, around -114°C, so it does not freeze under normal automotive use conditions. However, water present in ethanol can freeze and cause issues at temperatures below 0°C.

What is the advantage of putting methanol in the car?

Methanol is different from ethanol and is not commonly used in passenger vehicles for safety and performance reasons. It's important not to confuse the two.

Why do we consume more with ethanol?

Fuel consumption can increase with E85 ethanol because it has a lower energy density than gasoline. This means more E85 needs to be burned to obtain the same amount of energy as gasoline.

Does ethanol consume more than gasoline?

Yes, in terms of volume, ethanol consumes more than gasoline due to its lower energy density. However, this can be offset by a lower cost per liter compared to gasoline.

When will ethanol prices drop?

Fuel prices, including ethanol, vary based on global markets, taxes, and energy policy. It is therefore difficult to predict when ethanol prices will decrease.

Why is ethanol so cheap?

Ethanol may be cheaper than traditional gasoline because it is often produced locally and may benefit from government subsidies. Additionally, it is derived from biomass, whose raw materials are generally less expensive.

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