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In June, on long trip, my 2010 Nissan Qashqai+2 lost power and ground to a halt. I got the car back to my local garage who fitted a new DPF and EGR on 8 June 2017 (costing £1384). I've been to France and...
Given the recent complaints of cars breaking down or going into limp mode following the emissions fix, I'm considering not proceeding with my own recall on our 2010 Volkswagen Golf Plus (123,000 miles)....
I do a 40 mile round trip every day with a mix of roads, including 70mph dual carriageway and a stretch of motorway for about 10 miles each way. Would a hybrid be suited to this driving? If no, I'm going...
I bought a Honda Civic diesel in October 2013 and have had filter problems for the past two months. I'm retired and don't drive long distances, so the filter icon lit up on the dashboard. When I took it...
My daughter has bought a three year old Isuzu pickup truck with only 12,000 miles on the clock. The DPF light keeps coming on, the main dealer says that this is normal because it shows that the regeneration...
The DPF on my 2009 Jaguar XF was professionally cleaned after going from amber to red. The car had done high mileage (104,000), so I was kind of expecting it. 13,000 miles after the clean, it went straight...
I have a 2011 Citroen DS4, purchased two years ago. Since January, the engine light keeps coming on and the car will go into limp mode. I had the emissions filter 'fixed' in January by the dealer from...
My Audi Q5 has a smell like hot tarmac around the rear and exhaust area after a good run. It doesn't smell like oil and the oil level is steady after 500 miles. No smell under bonnet or car sides. What...
I want to trade in my 2011 diesel Nissan X-Trail 2.2 for a slightly smaller 4WD. I commute 50 miles a day, but need a 4WD for rough farm tracks. I have a budget of about £20,000 - £25,000 after trading...
My 2016 Toyota Yaris diesel fuel consumption meter indicates a large increase in consumption for about 25 minutes every 350-400 miles. Is this the DPF regenerating?
 

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