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VW Passat Family (NMS and B7) TDIs (2012+) Discussion area for the 2012+ Passat TDI (North American and rest of world versions versions). The North American model was previously codenamed NMS (New Midsize Sedan) and the version the rest of the world gets is sometimes referred to as B7.

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Old November 30th, 2011, 09:45   #1396
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So this makes it easier to put diesel in a gasser?
Wouldn't that be premeditated stupidity?
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Old November 30th, 2011, 09:58   #1397
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It makes it easier to put diesel in a diesel too, new cars don't have the large filler neck like our older ones.

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Old November 30th, 2011, 12:02   #1398
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No, that shouldn't fit in a gasser's filler neck.

There are three filler neck sizes - 21 mm for unleaded gasoline, 24 mm for leaded gasoline and for car diesel, and I believe 30 mm for trucks.

Some stations put 21 mm or 30 mm nozzles on car diesel pumps.

The BMW filler neck is designed to stay closed unless a 24 mm nozzle is inserted, exerting pressure on both sides of the filler neck, opening a flap that allows fuel to enter the tank.

So, that adapter opens the flap, and allows any nozzle, 30 mm or smaller, to fill the tank.
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