VAUXHALL VECTRA 1.9 CDTi 2006 78K
Lack of power and glow plug light flashing, vehicle driven until engine management light came on and vehicle cut out. Unable to restart. Fault code stored for Diesel Particulate Filter blockage.
The fault was cured by removing the Diesel Particulate Filter and pouring 3 x bottles of Advanced Formula Diesel Treatment into the DPF filter, soaking overnight then rinsing with hot water and drying with compressed air.
The vehicle was then treated using Clean & Protect, 45 minute Advanced Formula Motor Flush, adding Oil System Protector to the new oil and DPF Cleaner And Regenerator plus Advanced Formula Diesel Treatment added to the fuel tank.
The car was then taken for an extended road test to allow regeneration of the particulate filter.
Thanks to Kirk at Regal Motors in Kelty, Fife.
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