Prevention is better than cure – DPF service £72
Modern diesel engines utilise a diesel particulate filter (DPF) to reduce harmful soot emissions into the atmosphere. As you drive, under normal conditions, this filter self-cleans - a process called ‘regeneration’, this happens automatically, often without the driver noticing. The exhaust temperature rises to 600°C and burns off the soot, keeping your engine free of harmful chemicals and your vehicle running smoothly.
There are many factors and symptoms that can stop this regeneration process from working effectively;
- The type of fuel used.
- The type of oil used.
- Loss of power.
- The automatic stop-start system isn’t working.
- Driving style.
- Cooling fans run more than normal.
- Poor fuel economy.
- Vehicle age and mileage.
To keep the system clean, and reduce the likelihood of the DPF blocking why not have a DPF service carried out along with your vehicles routine maintenance service?