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DPF (Diesel Particulate Filter) Light

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Is It Safe to Drive With the DPF Light On?
Diesel particulate filters are intended to reduce soot emissions by as much as 80%. When the...
What Does the Diesel Particulate Filter Warning Light Mean?
The diesel particulate filter light turns on when the soot level from the diesel exhaust is high and your car is at risk of going into limp mode.

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DPF sensor flashing up on dash every now and again, what do I need to do
Depending on the year, make, and model of your vehicle, the light means you need to do a parked regeneration of the catalyst. Your vehicle may also be telling you it is regenerating. To be sure, I'd suggest having a...
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My 2004 Ford Explorer has the service engine light on and possible issue EGR
The two components work together to more smoothly recycle partially burned exhaust gases - rather than just dump them into the exhaust and the catalytic converter. The exhaust gas recirculation valve is the actual valve assembly which re-directs exhaust gases,...
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DPF filter light is on
Hi there. The diesel particular filter captures the soot from the diesel burning off from the combustion chamber and keeps it from entering the atmosphere. You can remove the innards filter, but keep in mind that soot will be more...
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P2002 DTC Particulate Trap Efficiency Below Threshold
Hi there. The P2002 could be solved by checking the following conditions: Driving too slow or idling the engine too long will cause this code. It takes heat in the 932 F to 1112 F range to burn off...
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Changed DPF and still getting warning lights. Can't work as taxi driver, please help (Lexus 220D)
Hello. If the trouble codes are indicating that the dpfe is blocked, then there may be an obstruction in the system, or perhaps an electrical issue. The dpfe sensor functions using vacuum and exhaust gases. If there is an obstruction...
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Dpf problems, car now in limp mode
Hi there. The diesel particulate filter (DPF) is a device designed to remove soot from the exhaust gas of the diesel engine. However, diesel particulate filters must be cleaned from time to time or they will block up. Try removing...
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DPF filter is not working and turbo works but will not kick in.
The turbo could be working but not feeding to the engine for a leak in the intake hoses on the inner cooler. Check all of the hoses on the inner cooler and see if there is a split or if...
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For a 2012 Mazda CX5 Diesel, Model# LDA-KE2FW: Will I have problems if I remove the insert of the blocked Catalytic Converter?
If the DPF filter is plugged up and the DPF light is on, then the DPF filter needs to be replaced. If you were to remove the filter and not use it, then the emissions output will be higher than...

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