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How long until the VW VAG Emissions fix claims it’s first victim?

  As the media attention hots up around the so called VW VAG emissions “fix”, one aspect that has been greatly overlooked is the danger that failing vehicles pose on our roads. We’ve been contacted by a number of owners

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Volkswagen get the green light from US regulators to sell “fixed” diesel vehicles

Over in the US, Volkswagen have been given the green light to “flog” their fleet of “fixed” diesel vehicles by the EPA. In what seems as a massive turn around by US regulators, VW have been given permission to sell

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Dieselgate: How the emissions “fix” will affect your DPF Diesel Particulate Filter in your VW, Audi, Skoda & Seat

The public outcry over failed EGR valves post the VW emissions fix continues to dominate our web traffic. We’re hearing from an increasing number of concerned owners who are raising questions over the lifespan of other mechanical components, namely their DPF (Diesel Participate

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Which oil should you use in your diesel Skoda CR170 / CR 184 VRS?

There’s some confusion when it comes to which oil you should use in your diesel Skoda Octavia VRS. There’s very little reference to the spec other than VW 507 00 in the manual. We found this a little worrying when

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Dieselgate: Department for Transport confirms VW “fix” causes twice the level of carcinogenic diesel particulate matter

In yet another twist to the dieselgate scandal, the UK’s DfT (Department for Transport) has confirmed in writing that the “fix” offered to VAG owners “causes about twice” the level of carcinogenic diesel particulate matter to be produced. This confirmation

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The Volkswagen Group is systematically refunding owners for EGR failures after the emissions “fix”

Our article regarding EGR failures after the VAG emissions “fix” prompted many of our readers to get in touch looking for urgent help and advice. The sheer the number of Audi, Seat, Skoda and VW owners who have experienced EGR valve failure

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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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