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Diesel Particulate Filter Clean Specialist Garages in Crouch End

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A Diesel Particulate Filter (or DPF) captures soot particles, and is an essential component of any modern diesel engine, but can become blocked over time, and replacement isn't cheap. Fortunately many of our friendly, expert garages across Crouch End offer chemical cleaning as an alternative, so you can receive competitive quotes FAST.

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Top garages for Diesel Particulate Filter Clean in Crouch End (100 found)
Palmers Green Service Centre
187 Jobs Completed
Palmers Green
4.0 / 5

At Palmers Green Service Centre we use the latest technology to service and diagnose all vehicle marques. We only use genuine parts at competitive prices. We aim to provide the highest levels of motor vehicle servicing in North London.

We pride ourselves on servicing all types of motor vehicles to manufacturer’s standards. We provide you with a manufacturer’s service schedule attached to your invoice, and use genuine parts with quality oils and lubricants for your motor vehicle.

We are best-known for Servicing and MOT in North London, but that’s not the only service we offer. Our skilled workforce can keep your car running smoothly with onsite servicing, wheel balancing, puncture repairs, laser computerized digital wheel alignment and new valves. We even supply and fit batteries for any make and model.
Palmers Green Service Centre have a team of qualified and experienced mechanics on-hand to assist you with engine diagnostics, mechanical and car body work repairs.
Our dedication to customer service and competitive prices ensure that you always get great value for money and a high standard of workmanship. At Palmers Green Service Centre you really can have it all. So, if you need mechanical advice, Servicing, MOT, vehicle repairs or tyres in North London, then give us a call today. Palmers Green Service Centre covers car servicing for Archway N19, Arnos Grove N11 and N14, Barnsbury N1, Bounds Green N11 and N22, Bowes Park N22, Brent NW9, Brent Cross Nw2 and NW4, Brunswick Park N11, Camden NW1, Canonbury N1, Chalk Farm NW1, Cockfosters EN4, Colindale NW9, Colney Hatch N11 and N10, Crickewood NW2, Crouch End N8, Dartmouth Park NW5, De Beauvoir Town N1, Dollis Hill NW2, East Barney En4, East Finchley N2, Edgeware HA8, Edmonton N9 and N18, Enfield EN1, EN2 and EN3, Finchley N2, N3 and N12, Finsbury Park N4, Fortis Green N10, Friern Barnet N11, Golders Green NW11, Gospek Oak NW3 and NW5, Hadley Wood EN4, Hampstead NW3, Hampstead Garden Suburb N2, Harringay and Haringey N4, N8 and N15, Hendon NW4, Highgate and Highgate Village N6, Holloway N7, Hornsey N8, Islington N1, Kentish Town NW5, Kilburn NW6, Kings Cross WC1, Manor House N4, Mill Hill NW7, Muswell Hill N10, Neasden NW2 and NW10, New Southgate N11, North Finchley N12, Oakleigh Park N20, Palmers Green N13, Ponders End EN1 and EN3, Seven Sisters N15, Southgate N14, Tottenham N15 and N16, Stamford Hill N15 and N16, Stoke Newington N16, Totteridge N20, Tufnell Park N7 and N19, Turnpike Lane N8, Upper Holloway N19, Wood Green N22.

Auto Mobile Mechanics
24 Jobs Completed
London
4.6 / 5

A friendly, reliable and convenient team of professional Mobile Mechanics who are dedicated to car repairs 7 days a week in London, Essex, Kent, Hertfordshire and Surrey.

We provide a convenient service by providing a mobile service to our customers - which means we’ll come to your home address, work address or a suitable location at a time which suits you best.

We understand how urgent some queries or repairs may be, and we look to provide a quick and efficient service! Once in contact with us, we will normally get to you on the same day within a few hours if it’s urgent or within 1-3 days depending on how busy we are.

On a typical day, we can normally come out on the same day or book you in for the next day.

The services we offer:

- Diagnostics
- Jump Starts
- Batteries
- Pre-Purchase Inspections
- Servicing
- Brakes
- General Repairs

If you are unsure about something or have a warning light appear on the dashboard, we are also happy to help!

We deal with a lot of Engine Management Lights on the dashboard. If this appears, feel free to contact us to arrange for a Diagnostic to see what the problem may be!

If we are unable to repair the job on the road, we can refer you to one of our garages.

Contact us and we can most likely come to you on the same day!

Autowerke Ltd
699 Jobs Completed
London
4.6 / 5

We specialise in service and repairs for all makes and models of cars. With experience we provide efficient, value for money servicing and repairs, using original parts and equipment wherever possible.

We pride ourselves in our personal and friendly service as well as our vast knowledge and experience, to be able to conduct work on your vehicle to the highest standard.

Our experience and knowledge is vast and combined with our friendly and professional service, we believe we can exceed main dealer quality standards at a much more reasonable price.

Aysin Limited
102 Jobs Completed
london
4.7 / 5

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Car Technic
296 Jobs Completed
Tottenham
5.0 / 5

Car Technic offers car repairs in Tottenham and further-a-field, such as Stamford Hill, Stoke Newington, Walthamstow, Finsbury Park and Wood Green. We carry all the latest diagnostics equipment, so we are able to deal with various faults, as well as carrying out the more common repair types. We also offer full diagnostics available and MOT's catered for.

While we repair and service all makes and models, we specialise in BMW, Mercedes, Volkswagen, Audi and more for servicing and repair.
If you live within between 8 and 5 miles of us, we will collect and deliver your car, completely free!

Car Technic uses Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) car parts or parts sourced directly from the manufacturer.
We look forward to giving you a warm welcome- and make sure to take a look at our latest reviews, too!

MNF Motors UK Ltd.
18 Jobs Completed
london
5.0 / 5

MNF Motors UK Ltd are a specialist garage based in Edmonton, London. We provide many services which only very few garages or only main dealer can service.

We carry out all mechanical and electrical repairs,fault diagnosis,fittings, health checks on all makes and models/vehicles/vans, services and pre-MOT checks.
Additionally we can also cater for all issues with programming, ECU repairs, Immobilisers, BCM ,BDC, Instrument cluster, turbo actuators and much more.

We provide an amazing FREE COLLECTION & DELIVERY service which everyone can benefit from.

Please contact our friendly team today and get booked in with us for a quality service guaranteed.

Your Mobile Garage
187 Jobs Completed
Islington
4.7 / 5

Best mobile mechanic in London. Offering professional diagnostics, the best mechanical team, and bodywork along with many other services. WE PROMISE TO BEAT ANY GENUINE QUOTE - TRY US ONCE AND NEVER GO BACK TO ANOTHER WORKSHOP. We only use genuine dealer diagnostic equipment.

Startec Motors
Member since 08 May 2016
London

Welcome to Startec Motors.

Our factory trained technicians specialise in Jaguar, Land Rover, Fiat, Alfa Romeo and Saab. We offer servicing and diagnostics for all makes and models and we provide in house MOT testing for Class 4 Vehicles (cars, taxis, minibuses, ambulances, motor-caravans, goods vehicles under 3 tonnes).

AutoTECH- King STREET
35 Jobs Completed
Tottenham
4.9 / 5

"We are speciliased in Mechanical, Electrical, Chip Tuning, EGR Removals and DPF Deletes. We also provide services such as vehicle diagnostics, air condition gas re-charge or leak detect. We have been in this field for about 15 years as we are running our own family business."

We are specialised in Diesel Particular Filter Removals and EGR Removals. Howerver, we also provide another chiptuning service which is BDM tuning. BDM chiptuning is commonly reccomended for diesel and petrol endiges with standard management systems. We also provide ECU cloning in another words we could replace your faulty ecu with another one.

T L Motors
47 Jobs Completed
London
5.0 / 5

Here at TL Motors we provide an across-the-board garage service offering high quality servicing and repairs, including bodywork on all makes and models.

We have six expert technicians with over 100 years of combined experience who assure quality servicing and repairs on all types of vehicles around North London.

We offer a free collection and delivery (subject to status), courtesy cars available (subject to status) and breakdown recovery throughout North London by arrangement.

We are also proud specialists in Japanese and German cars.

We look forward to offering our expertise and assistance.

Advanced Autos MOT and Service Centre
4 Jobs Completed
Haringey
5.0 / 5

"With over 20 years experience in the motor industry, Advanced MOT & Service Centre is well qualified to offer you honest advice, expert assistance and first class service. Mechanical, Electrical and bodywork repairs, routine servicing or just a check over which we offer free of charge....all carried out in our own workshops. We are approved by the RAC, AA, AutoProtect and WMS Warranty for carrying out warranty repairs on all makes of vehicles. We deal with the warranty company direct saving you the time and trouble of paperwork and payment."

F&G Car Services Ltd
6 Jobs Completed
Holloway
5.0 / 5

"F&G car services ltd are an established family business based in North London, covering the Enfield, Westminster, Camden, Islington and Haringey areas. We offer a range of services including Servicing, Bodywork, MOT's and car repair for all vehicles, including commercial vehicles and refrigerated vans. With our team of highly experienced technicians, we are able to provide a wide range of Car Mechanical Services from a full car service, general car repairs and a full car servicing engine re-build."

West Hampstead Motors Ltd
11 Jobs Completed
Gospel Oak
4.5 / 5

"Established in 1975. West Hampstead Motors Ltd. are expert in the servicing and repair of both classic and modern German vehicles. We specialise in Audi, BMW, Mercedes Benz, Porsche and VW cars. Alongside the service centre, our state of the art approved bodyshop undertakes all aspects of body work and restoration to the highest of standards."

Max's Garage (Wood Green).
24 Jobs Completed
London
4.4 / 5

We’ve been supporting London’s motorists with our fast, professional and low-cost automotive services since 1993, establishing a reputation for first class customer care, quality and dependability. Looking after our customers as well as we look after their cars is key to our success, and has earned us a loyal following of drivers who entrust us with keeping their vehicles safe, reliable and legal. Ahead of starting any work, we will always give an honest opinion, and offer you the benefit of our advice. We understand that being without your car for any length of time is inconvenient, so we’ll always do our very best to have it back to you as quickly as we possibly can.

Been taking my cars to Max for a couple years now. They remind me to get services and MOTs and are always friendly. They’ve done decent work on body, engine and minor stuff too. All- round decent service.
Mr. Nick Tearle
I have been to Mr Max almost 2yrs and recently went for MOT and few other issues. Excellent service. Price was very reasonable and great work. Staff are very friendly.
Mr. Kawshar Ahmed
I’ve used Max’s Garage on a number of occasions and from the first time I visited them the service and vehicle advice has been excellent.
Miss. Kristina Da Costa
I have known Max for over 20 years, does all my MOT’s and diagnosis. Good bunch of technicians. Highly recommend.
Mr. Helal Ahmed
Very Helpful
Went there without an appointment for an MOT on the day it ran out. He Fitted me in between other appointments and my car passed it’s MOT!

Can’t ask for more.

– Abdul Gaffar

Very helpful at short notice! I needed help one morning and found Max’s garage on Google. Wasn’t disappointed. Checked the car over, gave good advice. THANKS!
Ben
Number one choice! I have been to a few garages with issues with my car. However without a doubt Max’s garage is the best one I’ve been to. The staff are very professional and they did a great job fixing my car. I haven’t had a problem with it since.
Mr. Abdul Miah

JTF Motor Services Ltd
34 Jobs Completed
London
3.8 / 5

"We specialise in the maintenance and service of all vehicles. With all the latest tools and diagnostic equipment we are able to provide a service to meet the highest of expectations. From Audi through to Volvo our comprehensive service schedules meet all the manufacturers recommendations. All our work is guaranteed and at a fraction of the cost of any Main Agent. We are approved by VOSA to carry out M.O.T testing on all cars light commercial vehicles, petrol and diesel."

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Diesel Particulate Filter Clean Specialist Garages in Crouch End
Frequently asked questions
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What is a diesel particulate filter?

A diesel particulate filter gets rid of small soot particles. Modern engines burn very efficiently, but even the cleanest diesel engine still emits some soot particles. The diesel particulate filter catches these particles and burns them off in a process known as regeneration. Since 2009, all diesel cars have had these filters added.
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What are common DPF problems?

If the DPF can't 'regenerate' completed (through insufficient long journeys) the filter will eventually fill to above 75% full, too high for regeneration through driving. A warning light will appear on the dashboard and shouldn't be ignored - if the filter fills completely your car won't run properly.
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What happens if my diesel particulate filter breaks?

If your DPF fills to over 75% it needs to be taken out and 'cleansed' by a garage. If you don't do this, a new one will be required. If you do neither, your car won't run properly.
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What is a diesel particulate filter replacement cost

A diesel particulate filter replacement can cost over £1,000. A much cheaper option is to have the DPF cleansed - this typically costs around £200.

Average rating for  Diesel Particulate Filter Clean in Crouch End bookings

5.00

4 reviews

How much does Diesel Particulate Filter Clean cost in Crouch End?

The cost of servicing, MOT and repairs differ across the country and Diesel Particulate Filter Clean is not any different. Labour rates will be higher or lower depending on where in the country you are. Take a look below at the average quote in Crouch End for Diesel Particulate Filter Clean on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of our top car makes.


Diesel Particulate Filter Clean Cost by Car Make in Crouch End
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Mercedes£203.51
BMW£211.23
Volkswagen£199.52
Audi£199.49
Ford£200.66
Vauxhall£200.31
Nissan£202.43
Peugeot£187.17
Toyota£216.82
Renault£194.92
Citroen£171.79
MINI£221.71
Volvo£271.62

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 07/01/2020 and 06/04/2020.

What is a Diesel Particulate Filter?

Diesel Particulate Filters are extremely important to have in your vehicle. The filter captures and stores exhaust soot in order to help reduce emissions coming from diesel cars.

Ever since 2009, the Euro 5 standard has been enforced, a rule which ensures all new diesel cars must have particulate filters fitted.

These pieces of equipment were introduced in an effort to reduce the particle and soot emissions from diesel engines. Diesel Particulate filters (DPF) trap soot before it blows out of an exhaust and like any filter, it requires cleaning in order to maintain performance.

Fortunately the filter itself has self-cleaning capabilities known as regeneration.

There are two types of regeneration which can be carried out on your car.

Passive Regeneration

This process happens automatically while the exhaust is at a high temperature which will usually occur when you are driving down a motorway or quickly down an A-road. However, as many vehicles aren’t always being driven at high speeds, an alternative system for regeneration exists.

Active Regeneration

This method of cleaning the DFP is controlled by an engine management computer and happens automatically when the filter reaches 45% of its limit. The process is initiated by the fuel injection being increased which makes the exhaust heat up and therefore clear the filter. However, if your drive is a short one and the process tries to initiate, it will not be able to properly clear the filter, in this eventuality, the warning light in your car will come on.

A drive of about ten minutes at a speed of around 40mph should be adequate for the process to be successful.

Signs that your Diesel Particulate Filter needs cleaning

  • A warning light may appear
  • A slight increase in fuel consumption
  • Increased idle speed
  • Deactivation of automatic stop/start
  • A hot and strong smell emitting from the exhaust
  • The note of the engine changing

If these issues are effecting your car it is almost certain that you will need your filter replacing which is likely to cost upwards of £1000 including diagnostic and labour time.

And if you were thinking of saving all of that time and money by removing the filter completely, think again, it’s illegal to remove the DPF.

The Department for Transport states that it is an offence to remove the filter or modify the piece of equipment in a way which would result in the vehicle failing air pollutant emission standards. Breaking the law will result in the vehicle not being road worthy so if you are ever offered to have your filter removed, make sure to keep this in mind.

Every MOT now includes a check for the DPF and a smoke test from the exhaust so there is very little chance of getting away with removing the filter.

If you need to have the filter regenerated manually, you must take your vehicle to a trained professional immediately. They will initiate a process where the exhaust is heated up to a point where regeneration happens and soot is cleared from the filter.

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Finding a mechanic you can trust to do a good job and charge a fair price, is not always easy which is why we have simplified the process.

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You can then compare the quotes and read reviews from previous customers to find the best Diesel Particulate Filter Cleaning deal in your area, before booking the Diesel Particulate Filter Cleaning online.

Debs from Foxley Garage explains the Diesel Particulate Filter