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           1. ADVANTAGES OF LPG ON PETROL ?
        * LPG has an anti knocking power which is comparable with Gasoline and superior to Diesel.
* The oil drain period of car running on Auto LPG will increase and it will also extend the life of spark plug as Auto LPG is a clean fuel.
* Adulteration or spilling or theft is not possible
* LPG reaches the engine in pure form resulting in an improved air / fuel mixture and enables refined combustion.
* There is hardly any discharge of co(Carbon mono - oxide ) as compared to petrol and diesel since the exhaust fumes contains less harmful substance. The CO emissions are around 80% less than petrol and 40 % less than diesel. Hydrocarbon emissions are 60 % less than petrol and 50 % less than diesel. Nitrous Oxide emissions are around 80 % less than petrol and 90 % less than diesel. Carbon dioxide which contributes to global warming is less in LPG.
* Existing fuel system is retained which can work as an option and thus increases the flexibility of the usage of the mode of fuel.
           2. IS IT LEGAL?
  LPG as motor fuel is now legal, with the amendment of all statutory regulations, such as CMV Act, CMV Rules, LPG Control Order etc. vehicles owners have to use only approved brand of kits (Type approvals now being granted by the testing agencies) and get the vehicle R.C.book endorsed by the local R.T.O
  The retro - fitment of LPG kits can be carried out only by authorized workshops approved by RTO and Transport Dept.
            3. GAS & PETROL CAN WORK IN THE SAME ENGINE
  Yes, LPG like CNG can be used in bi-fuel mode for which selector switch is erected on dashboard,to activate Solenoid valve of either MS or LPG.
           4.DUEL FUEL SYSTEM ?
  As stated above,you can start and run the car with either gas or petrol by using an electronic change over switch provided on dashboard.
           5. SAFETY ?
  The LPG Conversion Kit have large number of inherent safety features and is also manufactured, tested and installed as per highest international standards. It is thus safe in all the ways to convert the vehicle using LPG Conversion kit.
  To understand this better certain facts are to be given due consideration fixed Auto LPG Tanks are made as per BIS Standards to meet all safety requirements.
  A tank can normally burst only in the event of a fire in a car where the surrounding temperature exceeds atleast 400o - 500o degree centigrade which again never happens in a car due the presence of pressure relieving devices. The tanks fitted with multifunction valve with large number of safety fittings like Safety Relief Valve, Excess Flow Valve. ROV's fusible plug fitted on it.
           6. WHERE IS THE TANK PLACED IN THE CAR?
  It is fixed in the luggage space of your car. It is fastened with metal strap so that it doesnot move while the car is running. As per BIS code it has to be permenantely fitted tank an should be integral part of vehicle ( As per BIS 14899 for fuel tank container and as per LPG control order)
           7. WILL AN EXCESS LOAD OF TANK AFFECT MY CAR SUSPENSION?
  No a car is designed to carry sufficient load. This is similar to carrying a passenger with luggage. Moreover, the weight of empty LPG tank of 60 Ltrs. capacity of weights not more than 20 kgs.
          8. HOW WILL I KNOW THAT I SHOULD REFILL, THE GAS ?
  The content gauge on the multivalve and the indicator on the switch mounted on the dash board shows the level of LPG inside the tank.
          9. HOW MUCH MILEAGE DO I GET FROM LPG ?
  1 Ltr of LPG will give approx .0.8 to 0.9 time mileage as petrol. For Eg : If a car on a petrol runs for 10 Km the same will run for 8-9Km with 1 Ltr of LPg considering the lower coast of LPG 40 % coast of savings could be expected.
          10. WILL IT AFFECT MY CATALYTIC CONVERTOR ?
  No it will not damage any part of the engine or fuel system.There is no lead in LPG
          11. HOW IS ITS PERFORMANCE ?
  Very low emissions, no smoke no compromise on the pick up.
          12. IN THE EVENT OF ANY LEAKAGE WILL IT EXPLODE ?
  As explained earlier the fuel tanks have several pressure relieving devices to avert any blast or explosions. This is demonstrated in Bonfire tests, where in the car is set on fire. the leaked product from the vent will get out from the rear tyre, but even after prolonged fire there are no explosions occurring due to the provison of pressure relieving devices.

       13. IN A SMALL CAR LIKE MARUTI WILL IT NOT OCCUPY MY LUGGAGE SPACE ?.

  A Smaller tank is fitted in small cars to facilitate easy removal of Stepny Torroidal tanks (in the shape of a tyre) can also be installed which help to save luggage room. Alternatively small tanks 36 Liters are available to conserve the space
          14. WILL THERE BY ANY SMELL IN THE PASSENGER CABIN ?
  Ethyl Mercaptan is added in 20 PPM to Auto LPG to detect the leakage. This is a safety feature. At the time of installation approved leakage test is done and a leakage free installation is ensured.
           15. WHAT IS THE PRICE OF THE CONVERSION KIT
  For carburetor Cars Rs. 23,000/- including installation /fittling charges.
           16. PROCEDURES FOR APPROVAL WITH  R.T.O ?
  On getting your vehicle converted with an approved LPG conversion kit, the Retro-fitment Centre will facilitate the endorsement in the vehicle R.C.Book by the local R.T.O this endorsement permits legal use of the kit in your vehicle .
           17. CAN WE USE CNG KITS AND TANKS ON LPG FUEL ?
  - NO-
The properties and characteristics of CNG and LPG are different. The safety and other devices are set for a particular pressure of LPG. There is no fill limiter in case of CNG tanks as it meant for the Services of Gas. The fill connections are also different for LPG and CNG. Hence, not advisable to use CNG kits for LPG Service.
           IS AUTO LPG SAFE?
  YES, LPG is absolutely safe and in fact safer than petrol
 

The gas is stored in the vehicle in liquid form and contained in an Auto LPG Tank. The Tank is designed from special low carbon steel.

Tests and practical experiences have shown that LPG can only ignite or cause a fire if it leaks and spreads at tight area and then it is ignited. Such a situation does not arise in automobile   as the engine compartment is open to air and any leaked gas will escape.

Moreover, these are the same kits as used in European countries. If the Autogas system and tanks were not safe would the large number of car users in America, Australia and Europe where there are stringent safety norms have changed their vehicles to run on Autogas?

What you have to do is to ensure that you use a good quality approved kit as these kits undergo rigorous tests ensure safety, also ensure that you have the kit fitted by an approved       Retro fitment Center.

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