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The DPF light has come on in my Audi Q3 - is this caused by the emissions update?

The DPF warning light has come on in my Audi Q3. It had the emissions update in March 2017. Audi have said that they will charge me £60 for diagnostics. If the problem is caused by the update then they will fix it, otherwise they will charge me. What do you advise?

Asked on 10 January 2018 by lynne kenyon

Answered by Honest John
Yes, that's how it is. Audi will fix any problem deemed to be consequential of the NOx emissions fix. But if your car has done more than 80,000 miles then the DPF could be full of ash anyway and the problem would not be consequential of the fix.
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