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Offline Belker

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DPF problems.
« on: March 13, 2023, 06:30:35 am »
...... I fill the diesel every 5-7 days - I started doing it when it gets below 3/8ths of a tank rather than empty because I learnt that it requires 1/4 tank to activate DPF regeneration ......

I have been doing that the last few weeks and the DPF light which used to come on fer a few hours every weekend stopped coming on.

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Re: DPF problems.
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2023, 06:35:36 am »
BUT the DPF light came back on again last night, I checked the oil, over 3/4 full, but put another liter in anyway.
Thankfully the DPF light went off an hour later.

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Re: DPF problems.
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2023, 08:29:44 am »
Get a btl of Hyperburn and put in a bit every time you fill up.
It’s great tack

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Re: DPF problems.
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2023, 08:40:23 am »
Get a btl of Hyperburn and put in a bit every time you fill up.
It’s great tack
Thanks Jack, but realistically I reckon I'm only off-putting the problem.
Defo never buy another car with a Poxy Fookin DP Fookin F !

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Re: DPF problems.
« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2023, 10:47:35 am »
Hyperburn will sort out your problem

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Re: DPF problems.
« Reply #5 on: March 13, 2023, 01:01:19 pm »
Did you not just get the Turbo redone on your car .Garage should of checked out the Exhaust system .What made the Turbo Blow in the first place.
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Re: DPF problems.
« Reply #6 on: March 13, 2023, 01:20:46 pm »
ken you can buy little diagnostic gadgets that connect to the OBD port. some of them have DPF information that will tell you the live soot level that's in the filter but you havta make sure your car is compatible with the gadget. they're brilliant so you can stay on top of the situation. Bring it on the motorway and you'll see the soot level in the filter dropping on the screen 13.8 grams, 13.5 grams, 12.8 grams etc. using dipetane at every fill up really helps the combustion process. i use it religiously but they've been out of it at Halfords the past two weeks. filling the tank up with just petrol you really notice the lack of oompf my car has.

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Re: DPF problems.
« Reply #7 on: March 13, 2023, 01:48:41 pm »
Petrol cars don’t have a DPF

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Re: DPF problems.
« Reply #8 on: March 13, 2023, 02:01:00 pm »
Petrol cars don’t have a DPF



Exactly, check what this guy says about Toyota Diesels.

Could you take the DPF out and get the car remapped?


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Re: DPF problems.
« Reply #9 on: March 13, 2023, 02:33:20 pm »
Petrol cars don’t have a DPF

yes but Dipetane also stops carbon build up and cleans the fuel system of diesel and petrol cars.

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Re: DPF problems.
« Reply #10 on: March 13, 2023, 02:41:06 pm »
Get a btl of Hyperburn and put in a bit every time you fill up.
It’s great tack
Thanks Jack, but realistically I reckon I'm only off-putting the problem.
Defo never buy another car with a Poxy Fookin DP Fookin F !
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Re: DPF problems.
« Reply #11 on: March 13, 2023, 06:32:19 pm »
It'd die of shock after a day of a Ken shift.

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Re: DPF problems.
« Reply #12 on: March 13, 2023, 06:37:11 pm »
...... I fill the diesel every 5-7 days - I started doing it when it gets below 3/8ths of a tank rather than empty because I learnt that it requires 1/4 tank to activate DPF regeneration ......

I have been doing that the last few weeks and the DPF light which used to come on fer a few hours every weekend stopped coming on.

Probably specific to VAGs. Another interesting bit of info I picked up... contrary to popular belief the Italian tune up is worse than useless for a VAG with a DPF... reason being, the exhaust needs to get up near 600C to effectively burn soot, that's what it does during "active regeneration", the Italian tune up won't get anywhere near. However, you can start an active regeneration any time choosing stationary or driving option with an OBD Eleven (or similar) device.

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Re: DPF problems.
« Reply #13 on: June 18, 2023, 10:37:08 pm »
I have been keeping the diesel at always over the quarter mark full with Circle K diesel and always keep the engine oil full fer the last few months and no DPF light on since last March.
But the Fookin thing came on again this Sunday afternoon with the diesel tank half full and the oil dipper reading at a fraction over 3/4 full, anyway I filled the diesel tank and oil and hoping fer the best. (passed NCT 2 weeks ago).

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Re: DPF problems.
« Reply #14 on: June 18, 2023, 11:12:03 pm »
Ken having owned Satins Wheelbarrow Emissions and DPF are haunting me .Low speed driving in city traffic is not good for Diesel motors they are designed for long trips 60 Km plus .You need to get heat into the system to activate the regeneration .I would recomend Liqui Moli Diesel Purge .I use it twice a year keeps everything clean from tank to injectors .If the fuel dosent burn clean you get emissions problems .Why are you using so much oil .Try putting a drop of petrol in with the Diesel and give it a long run out the Highway see if it will regenerate .OR forget about it .What was the reading for emissions on your NCT ,
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