Does £900 for a DPF replacement seem expensive?

I just had my car plugged into a diagnostic computer at a garage and the mechanic said the DPF is blocked. I asked if it could be regenerated, but he said it needs replaced. Does £900 to replace it sound expensive? Is there anything else I could do?

Asked on 10 June 2018 by Rob

Answered by Honest John
That's a standard price to replace a DPF. If it is blocked with ash from burning off the soot (tends to happen from around 80,000 miles) a company called Ceramax can chemically clean it out, but the DPF has to be sent away to them. It costs about £400 and it needs to be fully documented for the MoT.
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