I do mostly short journeys. Can I remove the DPF to stop it clogging?

Is there any reason not to have the DPF on my car removed? I do a lot of short journeys. The garage would charge £600 + VAT.

Asked on 10 May 2020 by

Answered by Dan Powell
It's illegal to remove the DPF.

The DPF is also a testable item under the MoT; your car will automatically fail if the DPF or its housing has been tampered with. My advice would be to sell your car and replace it with a petrol car.
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