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I own a 2016 Nissan Navara, which needs a new DPF after just four months. This is my 4th Navara and never had issues before. There is no mention of the driving standards or shorter journeys in user manual....
I own a 2012 Mazda 3 with a 1.6-litre diesel engine. Recently a warning light came has come on, stating that the oil level is too high. A local mechanic tells me this is something to do with the DPF regeneration....
Do any vans tell the driver when a DPF regeneration is starting or taking place?
You frequently advocate the use of Shell V-Power Nitro Diesel which I have used in my Citroen C5 from new. You also state that diesel engines are prone to suffering from clogged up DPFs at 80,000 miles,...
I just bought a SEAT Leon diesel with 52k on the clock. Within 2 weeks the DPF yellow light came on. The car had a couple of hundred motorway miles in that time as well as some city driving. The car...
I'm considering purchasing a used Renault Trafic, although my question is about DPFs in general. So to start regeneration you should be driving motorway speeds to achieve high exhaust temperatures, how...
I am thinking of buying a Mazda CX-5 2.2 diesel automatic (2WD). I have two questions :- (a) Will the above vehicle be adequate to tow a caravan, 1300kgs gross laden weight, bearing in mind it is an automatic? (b)...
I bought a van to convert to a camper 8 months ago and due to the fact it has been stored as work has been done to it I have only just noticed the sliding door colour is different and on closer inspection...
Congratulations on a great motoring column. I have a 520 manual diesel, which is 7 years old with 72,000 miles on the clock. Oil changes at 10,000 miles. No indications of the chain death rattle. Best...
I have a 59 plate BMW 1 Series 118d. For the past few weeks the DPF light has been coming on after about 10 mins after driving. My local garage says the DPF is block and needs replacing. I asked if they...
 

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