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Halfords Autocentre now offering DPF cleaning services… but beware

Halfords Autocentre has now become one of the many UK garages / auto centres offering DPF cleaning services to motorists. They claim that this new service in response to concerns over diesel car pollution, however our experience with DPF issues puts it

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Independent Investigation reveals over 1000 UK firms offering DPF removal services

An investigation by the Independent has revealed that over 1000 UK garages, back street mechanics and tuning firms are offering DPF removal services. Official figures show that Air pollution caused by diesel cars (diesel particulates) have been linked to 29,000

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Will my car fail its MOT if I have the DPF (Diesel Particulate Filter) removed or gutted

Surprisingly, DPF related googling now accounts for the vast majority of the traffic to Hypermiler. Therefore we are always looking to expand our library of DPF information for all our knowledge thirsty visitors. One of the hottest topics of late is

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Our top five tips on keeping your DPF clean

In today’s world of ever tightening emissions regulations, diesel particulate filters (DPFs) have become common place to help keep those dirty diesels rolling off the production line. Without them, many diesel engines would have been retired in the light of

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Which cars have the most DPF problems?

For about a year Hypermiler.co.uk has seen as much traffic looking for advice on DPF filters as we have for fuel saving tips. These troublesome filters have seen many loyal diesel owners switching to petrol powered cars after some shockingly

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Drivers urged to speed up to save on costly diesel particular filter DPF repairs

Drivers are being warned of the potential risk from diesel cars in the guise of the dreaded DPF – diesel particulate filter and repairs in excess of £1000. Glasgow-based finance broker First Vehicle Leasing has issued some rather unconventional advice

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Why are diesel particulate filter (DPF) issues becoming common place and what’s being done about it?

Issues with diesel particulate filters seem to be popping up in message boards and in the press with an increasing frequency. DPFs have certainly have done a lot to clean up diesel’s act but it’s turned into a rather costly

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