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I am about 120 miles from home and the emissions warning light

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I am about 120 miles from home and the emissions warning light (amber) has come on. What is likely to be the cause of the problem, and is it reasonably ok for me to continue my drive home and then get it sorted?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Volvo
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Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.
Hello you should be OK to continue your journey but I would try and avoid hard acceleration and a high top speed whats most likely is the DPF may be slightly clogged up ? and in fact the 1st thing to try with these is to take the car for a long drive once you're home get it plugged into a diagnostic device to pull the code off and point to the fault
Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.
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