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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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DPF Cleaning specialists reveal top 10 vehicles with DPF issues

DPF cleaning specialists DPF Clean Team have revealed their top 10 vehicles in 2015 needing their DPF cleaning expertise. Their in house data reveals that the mighty Mercedes Sprinter van tops the list of commercial vehicles while the Mazda 6

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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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DPF Clean Team: DPF cleaning could help taxi operators meet targets

According to a self promotional press release from DPF cleaning firm DPF Clean Team, a regularly maintained DPF filter could help London’s  taxi operators meet strict emissions regulations. Their claim is in response to the problems that arose last year when Boris

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Can I clean my DPF and do cleaning additives actually work?

Not a day goes by without an email or tweet about DPFs. These troublesome filters are quickly becoming renowned for their wallet emptying powers and are attracting a lot of media coverage in the process. The last poor soul to

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The Diesel particulate filter (DPF) FAQ

The original article detailing my experiences with the DPF (Diesel particulate filter) in my 2008 Nissan Qashqai 2.0Dci has proved to be very popular by people also experiencing issues. In order to help my fellow diesel DPF users, we have

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