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I have a 2014 Mercedes SLK diesel roadster. Will making multiple short journeys of 5-10 miles cause a problem with the exhaust system? If so, would some longer or faster journeys prevent the problem? If...
We have a BMW X3 diesel, which we have had for five years. It's a 2012 model with 65,000 miles on the clock. Understandably, we have only done 3000 miles this year, mostly short trips and are quite obviously...
My nephew, his wife and two children (aged 8 and 6) are moving from London to a leafy village in Sussex. They have £16000 to spend on a hybrid, plus a 2009 Qashqai. They want something no smaller than...
I own a diesel 2015 BMW 5 Series estate with 51,000 miles - which I love. However, since retiring, my mileage is very low. A pre-owned 5 Series PHEV is frankly too expensive for me now. What would you...
My wife's current car is a 2003 Renault Clio from new (probably the most reliable car we've had). She normally does about four short journeys a week and an occasional 35-mile return journey. Sometime,...
I currently have a 2015 Dacia Sandero Stepway 1.5 diesel. I'm looking to change it this year. I don't drive long enough distances to warrant the diesel, but I do cover a lot of miles each year. The salesperson...
At the moment we have a 180,000 mile diesel Volkswagen Golf for the short runs we do and a 60,000 mile diesel Honda Civic Tourer for the long runs and caravan trips. Every year, we do four caravan (1300kg)...
I'm a bit of a novice and don't know much about DPFs and diesel engines (or...well... cars in general). Normal small family car use, so mostly shop trips, longer 20min+ drives at weekends and a few longer...
I currently have a BMW 1 Series diesel that has a DPF fitted. I drive two daily trips of 15 miles with quite a bit of traffic. Over six years of ownership, I have not currently had any DPF issues but am...
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.
 

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