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VW Golf diesel DPF FAQ – Regeneration, Cleaning and Owners manual (diesel particulate filter) MK5 MK6 MK7

The humble VW Golf, Germany’s modern day peoples car and probably one of the most popular German cars ever to grace a UK drive way. Thing is, apart from the epic performance models such as the legendary GTI and R,

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New DVSA MOT figures reveal a 411% increase in the number of diesel cars failing emissions test since DPF changes

Figures from the DVSA have revealed that over four times the number of diesel cars have failed the MOT test since the introduction of new emissions testing rules. Since 20 May 2018 the UK government has changed the MOT rules

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UK government gets tough on DPF tampering – Updated MOT test coming 20th May 2018

The UK MOT (Ministry of Transport) test will finally get tough on DPF cheats with a new rules coming into force to ensure diesel particulate filters have not been tampered with. The new test will require MOT testers to check

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VAG DPF (VW): Which OBD2 II ELM327 Dongle should I use? Bluetooth / Wifi?

We’re big fans of the VAG DPF app (full review coming very soon) its a great tool for tracking DPF regeneration and soot loading – the problem is we’re constantly being asked which dongle to choose. There are literally a million

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Nissan Juke DCi Diesel DPF Regeneration FAQ

You’ve probably found this page because like me you were looking for some solid information on how the Nissan Juke DCi DPF system works. Either Nissan are having a laugh at the our expense or the internet has truly failed

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Ford Diesel Particulate Filter DPF FAQ – Fiesta / Focus / Mondeo

We’ve being doing lots on DPF issues in the last 6 months but for some reason we’ve completely ignored the top selling car manufacturer in the UK. Well that’s all about to change with our mighty Ford DPF frequently asked

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UK Advertising Standards Agency bans advert for DPF removal by Bristol based Avon Tuning

The UK ASA (Advertising Standards Agency) has banned an advert by a Bristol based garage Avon Tuning advertising misleading (and illegal) DPF removal services.  The advert as seen on the Avon Tuning website claims that their DPF removal service is

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