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My BMW 520 d 2009 was not accelerating well suddenly after a

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My BMW 520 d 2009 was not accelerating well suddenly after a full service which was done by servicing stop then broke down with some smoke from behind. The AA came and connected it to the computer and told me its the DPF filter that needs to be fixed. the car is not starting since then.Can the DPF filter in this case be cleaned?and if so where please?
If it need to be changed, How much would it cost please?
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the DPF will need to be replaced, not cleaned.

an aftermarket filter can be had for about £250

a BMW filter will cost £700

labour will be 1-2 hours at the garage labour rate

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What is aftermarket filter
A filter that is not made by BMW, usually cheaper and lower quality. Please kindly click on a positive rating
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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