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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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Volvo diesel 1.6 2.0 DPF Filters FAQ Regeneration

As is often the case, our vehicle specific diesel particulate filter FAQs for help are published after a heart felt plea for information and a shoulder to cry on.  This time it’s a close friend who has been gifted a

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How to use a manual DPF regeneration button / switch FAQ

Not a day goes past without some form of DPF tweet, email or message from fellow motorists suffering at the hands of a clogged filter. Normally its the same old thing but yesterday I got an email that broke the

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Nissan Qashqai 2.0 dCi diesel DPF / Owner’s Manual – Regeneration FAQ

You might already know that I was once the proud owner of a 2008 Nissan Qashqia +2 Tekna (it’s pictured above). It was fully loaded, comfortable and practical – overall a great family car. Unfortunately it was plagued with DPF

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