Category: DPF Issues

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Diagnostic and DPF Unblock – Audi A3 2.0 TDI (2009 – 96,903 miles)

⚠️ DPFs can block up for lots of reasons including temperature sensors, pressure sensors, thermostats, low fuel levels, EGRs and pretty much any other code logged in the engine section. This one was due to a turbo actuator fault. We originally came to see this one a couple of weeks ago and diagnosed the turbo issue, referred them to a…

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Broken thermostat = DPF lights – Diagnostic Consultation on a Honda Accord 2.2 diesel

🌡️ Does your vehicle take a long time to warm up? Does the heating not work very well? If so may well be running cold and need a new thermostat. ❗ A cold running vehicle may look fine on the dashboard and present no engine codes when scanned, but will... ⛽ cost you more at the fuel pump as a…

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Diagnostic Consultation and Engine Carbon Clean – VW Passat CC 2.0 TDI (2010 – 79,404 miles)

💬 'Drives nice and sweet, I could say I can feel car is sharper quicker response. Big thanks! Yes I'm happy, I wasn't expecting a lot but after 15mile drive I could say it is sharper smoother drives perfect now 😉' 🚗 Here we have a VW Passat CC 2.0 TDI (2010 - 79,404 miles) booked in for diagnostics and…

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Diagnostic Consultation and Engine Carbon Clean Ford Transit 2.4 TDCi (2010 – 149,552 miles) and Audi Cabriolet 2.0 TDI (2007 – 126,619 miles) plus cake 🍰

💬 'Runs nice and quiet now . Thought it had cut out at the junction lol . Top bloke that really knows his stuff 🥳' ⚠️ Just bought a vehicle? Get it checked out and cleaned up with our Which? Trusted Traders approved service. ❗ Multi-vehicle booking = multi-vehicle discount. 🍰 Home made cake at this booking was a real…

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Another misbehaving #thermostat (Ford Transit 2.4 TDCi) and giving the owner no clue that it is running cold

🌡️ Another misbehaving #thermostat (Ford Transit 2.4 TDCi) and giving the owner no clue that it is running cold ❄️ ℹ️ A cold running engine will not run efficiently, will lower #MPG and raise #emissions levels. ❗ This will cost you money in wasted fuel, dirty up your engine causing it to get noisy and shaky and the increase in…

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⚠️ With the weather getting colder we are starting to see lots of vehicles with faulty thermostats causing no end of issues with DPF lights coming on, increased levels of black smoke and poor MPG

⚠️ With the weather getting colder we are starting to see lots of vehicles with faulty thermostats causing no end of issues with DPF lights coming on, increased levels of black smoke and poor MPG. ❄️ Vehicles running cold due to lazy/sticking/stuck thermostats won't trigger engine codes so simple diagnostic code reads won't identify the issue. You need to know what to…

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Engine Light or DPF light on? Don’t ignore it as it can lead to a blocked DPF – VW Golf 2.0 TDI (2009 – 102,733 miles)

⚠️ Engine Light or DPF light on? Don't ignore it as it can lead to a blocked DPF. 🚗 Here we have a VW Golf 2.0 TDI (2009 - 102,733 miles) booked in for a DPF Clean. ❗ The owner had an engine light come on recently, had a diagnostic code read done coming up with an exhaust gas temperature…

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DPF Light on and not regenerating? Diagnostic Consultation on a Vauxhall Astra 2.0 CDTI

⚠️ DPF Light on and not regenerating? Get it diagnosed ASAP. 🚗 Here we have a Diagnostic Consultation on a Vauxhall Astra 2.0 CDTI with a DPF warning that has been on for a while. 🔎 Initial inspection found little of note visibly in the engine bay as the DPF is hidden behind a heat shield, but the owner mentioned…

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Diagnostic Consultation and Engine Carbon Clean on a Jaguar S-Type 2.7d V6 (2006 – 89,220 miles)

⚠️ DPF regenerating more often than it should? Get the source of the soot cleaned up with our Which? Trusted Traders approved service. 🚗 Here we have a lovely Jaguar S-Type 2.7d V6 (2006 - 89,220 miles) booked in after the owner had a few issues recently with a DPF problem. Having recently had a DPF almost block up and…

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DPF issues? A proper diagnostic consultation is key to identify the root cause – BMW 118d (2008 – 158,778 miles)

❗ You never know what you are going to find both under the bonnet 👀 ⚠️ DPF issues? A proper diagnostic consultation is key to identify the root cause. 🚗 Here we have a BMW 118d (2008 - 158,778 miles) booked in for a diagnostic consultation to investigate a DPF issue with a potential DPF Clean to follow if needed.…

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