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Diesel Particulate Filter Removal finally being policed

Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) Removal finally being policed by the DVSA. Nearly a year ago we wrote about changes that were due to be introduced regarding MOT tests and the removal of Diesel Particulate Filters (DPFs). We also discussed the penalties to car owners for driving a non compliant vehicle. The DVSA are finally cracking down on Garages and MOT Testers who offer a DPF(Diesel Particulate Filter) Removal Service. The DVSA have given Two Sheffield Testers, a 2 year ban after being found to be selling DPF (Diesel Particulate Filter) Removal Services, see link below to read the full story. To Read about the MOT Testing ban for Mechanics carrying out DPF Removal please click here.   We have always advised customers that this is not a service we will provide and explained to them the impact that removal would have … Continue reading

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Does your car need a service?Whats hidden under your bonnet?

Does your car need a service?Whats hidden under your bonnet?  A lot of people would be horrified to know whats hidden under their bonnet, if your car has had a service recently you can breath a sigh of relief as your car will be a lot healthier than some we have seen recently. We often hear people say “I don’t know why my car has suddenly gone wrong and needs repairing”.  When asked when they last serviced their car they say “oh, I can’t remember it was quite a while ago”. Cars a similar to people they need clean air to breathe or they struggle running properly. By not servicing a car, the oil becomes polluted and collects carbon deposits which eventually stick on parts within the engine and cause premature failure, oil leaks or general running problems. These are … Continue reading

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