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What are plausible values for the Exhaust Gas Pressure Sensor?

My car (a Hyundai i30 1.6 crdi form 2009) suffers from a dirty DPF. The errors I get are P1405 (Permanent Regeneration) and P2002 (Diesel Particulate Filter Efficiency Below Threshold). I know that ...
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P2002 fault on Hyundai i30

My car is a Hyundai i30 1.6 CRDI diesel from 2009. At the moment it suffers from fault P2002 which causes the car into limp mode. There has also been fault P1406 for a longer time, but this didn't ...
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Safe to drive ~800km with diesel particulate filter warning?

My 2009 Mini Cooper D (R56) reads "Service" on the small dashboard display, and has the following fault codes (with their meanings that I looked up): P14A5 - Exhaust gas temperature sensor ...
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Is this 2008 Sprinter 3500 DPF clogged?

We recently got a 2008 Sprinter 3500 which proves to lose power/weak in power. After looking through the repair history, the last recommendation from the dealer is to change DPF after replacing parts. ...
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BMW E90 Remapping/Tune for Stop/Start and DPF slowly undone?

Ever since I bought my 2011 E90 320D the stop start function never seemed to work. I wasn't too bothered by this and just assumed it had been coded out. After about a year, the stop start would ...
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Peugeot partner 2011 diesel: p filter add level low

Our Peugeot partner (2011) has a warning light and p filter add level low message. I can only find handbooks for new models online. Online there is some indication that doing a motorway run to see if ...
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Link between malfunctioning throttle plate and particulate filter

Only 3 years after its last cleaning my diesel particulate filter showed a service warning again (after running fine for 10 years before the previous cleaning). I set up an appointment with my ...
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Do you need any specific tools to change a DPF and vaporizer?

I've just been charged a ridiculous amount for a new vaporizer and a DPF clean. I could have bought an entirely new DPF and vaporizer myself and fitted them at home for less than what I just paid. Is ...
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Troubleshooting engine malfunction

My Peugeot 405 (2003) has become difficult to start. Fires and dies two or three times before able to idle. It has a significant flat-spot when accelerating from standstill. This is accompanied by ...
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Run a forced DPF regeneration using OBD-II diagnostics

Our Jeep Grand Cherokee 2015 has problems with its exhaust filter. The error says we should drive safely at highway speeds to remedy but even after driving a few hours, it does not recover. It is ...
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Chip can affect DPF?

I have a Honda CrV Diesel 2.2L. The DPF light turned on and i lost power. The car has chip. I have twice my car regenerate then I get back the power of my car. Then after 1 week the DPF turn back on. ...
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Should I stop the engine, on a daily short trip?

I have a Nissan Xtrail, 2.0 Diesel with DPF. My routine is like this: During the week, 3 or 4 days I drop my kid to the kindergarten, then leave the car at home and take the bus. Thursday and/or ...
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Why do worn diesels emit black smoke?

I have often noticed that on the road, whenever a heavy diesel accelerates, it emits a huge cloud of black smoke. If this happens in front of me, I put the air recirculation mode on. This typically ...
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P2002 DPF code intermittent engine light F-350

The check engine light comes on and goes off on my 2008 F-350 6.4L The truck runs and tows (29' Toy Hauler camper) fine. I mainly drive it long distances and not around town. Getting around 11 mpg. ...
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Is a diesel suitable for low mileage but with long hauls and hills?

I've driven petrol cars all my life. But when researching makes and models for a "new used" purchase pretty much everything we looked at recommended a diesel engine. But we're having sudden second ...
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Ford Mondeo 2010 MK4 P2002 Error code

I've had P2002 error code on my Ford Mondeo MK4 2010 2.0tdci for a couple of months now and I can't find the fault. It's been to the mechanics and had new dfp hoses, a manual regeneration, a good run ...
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BMW 520D M Sport 2008 - Loses power then fails to start shortly after

First had this issue 6 months ago, Engine slowly stalled then when attempting to restart it died out after 10-15 seconds of running with some smoke coming from the front of the engine. Diagnosis was ...
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BMW 318d 2006 E90 - DPF Filter?

I have a BMW 318d 2006, and it has been acting weird for a couple of days now, I have researched that some of the 318d have DPF filters and some Don't, my problem is where I drive to work 200km there ...
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Diesel engine smoking

So I am currently working on a Ford Transit 2013 Diesel. The vehicle had a startup problem. I went ahead to change the turbo, fuel filter, and even had to extract the DPF from its chamber (because ...
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Leon Mk2 DPF limp mode

im going to try and explain this "adventure" in the clearest way i can. I have an 07 plate Seat Leon 2.0 diesel FR that has the odd DPF light come up, usually when ive done odd short journeys. Note: ...
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Are fuel additives effective for DPF de-clogging

My car (Citroen C3 II) recently got its "DPF clogging" light on. As suggested in the manual, I have driven at lower gear / higher RPM for some time, and the light shut down. However, since I expect to ...
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When to repalce the Oil Filter on my Hyundai Accent 2006

I have a Hyundai Accent 2006 Diesel, it is time to change the oil on it, in the last oil change, i have changed: Oil Filter, the Oil(SWAG 10W40 ), Air filter, Diesel Wfilter, it has been 9000Kilimetre ...
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What is the purpose of DEF in VW?

I don't mean this to sound like a rhetorical question. I own Volkswagen Passat TDI (which is part of VW scandal) and currently awaiting approved modification for my car. What I'm trying to do is to ...
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Nissan Quashqai acceleration problem

I have a 2009 1.5dci Nissan Quashqai diesel with 59k miles on the clock. I am experiencing the following symptoms and would appreciate any guidance the community can offer: 1) Car is ticking over ...
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Ford Focus with error code P242F (DPF failure)

I have a 2008 Ford Focus (UK) with a 1.6 TDCi engine and 60K miles. This weekend I got error code P242F stating "diesel particulate filter restriction ash accumulation" and the vehicle has gone into ...
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Volvo S80 II 2.4 D5 DPF (Diesel Particulate Filter) regeneration conditions

What are the conditions required for the DPF (Diesel Particulate Filter) regeneration? Is it only exhaust temperature or speed and RPM also? I'm wondering if DPF can regenerate while car is at ...
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Chiptuning for a car with DPF (Diesel Particulate Filter) is a bad idea?

I know that it is possible to disable DPF (Diesel Particulate Filter). I'm wondering how bad it could be to leave DPF (Diesel Particulate Filter) functioning and add a chip to a car?
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