Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Problem with a VOLVO C30 1.6L D 2010 69k

Lack of power and EML on due to blocked Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF).
Diagnostic check carried out showing 80% soot loading in the DPF.

The fault was cured by removing the DPF to manually clean using 2 x Forté DPF Off-Car Cleaner as per instructions, and adding Forté Diesel Specialist Injector Cleaner and Forté DPF Cleaner & Regenerator into the fuel tank.

The DPF was then regenerated and reset using diagnostic equipment and taken on an extended road test with the vehicle power and performance restored.

Thanks to Steve at D S Autos Ltd in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

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