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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
Everything you need to know about DPFs We have regularly posted information about DPF, we have covered various issues from Cleaning, Carbon Build up, right up to the legal side of DPF’s and the new MOT procedures that are to be implemented very soon! We came accross this article in a publication recently its talks about the Technical side of DPFs, how DPFs become blocked, Regeneration and Damage to DPFs. We felt it would be a good item to share with our viewers as it reiterates the issues we have previously talked about and explains how Carbon is an issue. Click here to read the article As a business who offer a Specialist Cleaning service which uses the leading cleaning products sold in the USA, we understand the problems that people regularly face through poor maintance or premature wear to … Continue reading
Latest News on MOT changes being introduced May 2017 for DPF’s – If you own a car with a DPF you really should read this!
DPF included in MOT from May 2017. How will MOT Changes relating to DPF affect you? We have been warning our customers that changes were imminent regarding DPF and MOT Tests. It’s just been announced as part of the Roadworthiness Directive, from May 2017 all vehicles with a DPF fitted will have these inspected at MOT. This will be tested by advanced technology, that can detect the Removal of the DPF along with Emissions testing. This means that those of you who have Removed your DPF, this will result in a failure at MOT. Your vehicle will be found to be non compliant, which is an offense under the Road Vehicles Regulation and could result in Penalties of £1000 for a car and £2500 for a van. Please click here to read the full article about MOT changes for vehicles … Continue reading