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DPF Repairs

Years of experience problem-solving & repairing DPF filters.

DPF filters are an incredibly common fault with all diesel cars. Take some time to learn a bit more about the filter, why it may have gone wrong, and what our team can do to put it right. MAP Automotive is equipped with the most up-to-date equipment to allow them to repair and clean your DPF filter.

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What is a DPF Filter?

DPF is a filter that captures the soot from the exhaust of your vehicle to help reduce carbon emissions. One of the reasons for a failure is regular short trips, which doesn't allow the exhaust to get hot enough to burn off the soot.

What are the signs of a blocked DPF?

Reduced Power - once your vehicle has detected that your DPF filter is no longer efficient or working correctly, the whole vehicle will go into 'limp home mode'. This means a drastic reduction in power and acceleration.

Stop/ Start System Disabled - Another easy sign to spot is your vehicle stop/ start system is no longer working while you are driving around.

What Causes a DPF Failure?

  • Driving style (possibly the biggest cause of DPF issues)
  • A faulty EGR valve or other sensor on the cars emission system.
  • Faulty or failed fuel injector.
  • Faulty turbo charger.
  • Poor servicing or using the incorrect grade oil for your cars engine.
  • Additive tank low or empty (if fitted)

Looking for professional help?

Get in touch with our team today for more information and to arrange an appointment with one of our trained mechanics.