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What sort of mileage do you do otherwise annually - other than the speed restrictions in the area?
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Yes i recall all 1.5 dCi, 1.6 dCi & 2.0 dCi engines having DPF's .."diesel particulate filter" in fact pretty much all diesels now have them fitted - it generally captures soot and as such under the cars own self regeneration process which the ecu does this in turn during normal driving conditions or ideally more so on motorways burns the soot off..if the regeneration process isnt completed then it will fail to regenerate and as such the filter will become restricted and block up.or you may run the risk of the oil in the sump rising due to dilution/as fuel trim is increased to help regenerate the dpf...