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MOT now PASSED - thermostat, engine mounts and Engine Carbon Clean (VW Caddy 2009 - 129,567 miles)
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MOT now PASSED – thermostat, engine mounts and Engine Carbon Clean (VW Caddy 2009 – 129,567 miles)

📝 ‘So the Caddy SDI MOT was a FAIL on emissions… so had it carbon cleaned, was advised to replace thermostat, and what a difference, the van has now passed the MOT and its noticeable … smoother and quieter 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻’ ⚠️ Spending too much on fuel? MOT or service due?

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Thermostat

⚠️ 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

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