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I have a Skoda Yeti 1.9 TDI I bought six months ago. In those six months the diesel particulate filter light has come on on three occasions - it is true that I don't do many miles and drive it like a diesel,...
What sort of speed and for how long do I need to be driving for the DPF on my diesel to be working?
I read a lot about diesel DPFs but how do I know when the fuel system is regenerating? I drive a Toyota RAV4 2.2-litre diesel. Nothing comes alight on the dash board and only once did I smell hot oil?
I own a MINI Coupe 2.0 diesel and now and again I get a smoke smell like burning oil coming from around the turbo. I took it back to the garage and they said it was a leaking rocker cover gasket. I took...
My Skoda Octavia 1.9 TDI has failed its MoT due to excessively high smoke. It was registered on 3 July 2008 and the MoT tester says it has failed the new rules that were introduced on 20 May 2018. I’ve...
What is meant by EU4, EU5 and EU6 when applied to diesel engines?
I read in a recent 4x4 review that the engine oil is quickly contaminated by the DPF. Is this the case on all diesel engines with a DPF, and can it affect the life of the engine?
The Jaguar F-Pace service interval is 21 months. Mine is now 12 months old and has done 7000 miles. Should I have anything done now, like an oil change, or is it okay to wait the 21 months?
Car manufacturers are continuing to manufacture diesel cars despite all the adverse publicity about diesel. Nearly all motoring websites continue to recommend diesel as the best buy in versions of automatic,...
I own a campervan with a Euro 4, 3.0-litre diesel engine. I'm becoming concerned that, because of anti-diesel legislation in the UK and Europe, it will become unusable and therefore valueless. What is...
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