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Diesel Particulate Filter Clean Specialist Garages in Kirk Sandal

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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 Kirk Sandal 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 Kirk Sandal (292 found)
Niche Autos LTD
780 Jobs Completed
Wakefield
4.9 / 5

OFFICE CONTACT NUMBER IS (WAKEFIELD) 362 072 Established for many years, we are a family run business that believes in great customer service to encourage repeat business with every customer. Our pricing is very competitive and all of our mechanics have the best equipment at their disposal to get the job done correctly and efficiently. We undertake all aspects of vehicle repairs, MOT tests, Clutches, Brakes, Exhausts just to name a few as well as very competitive rates on vehicle detailing using only the very best products

JHM
406 Jobs Completed
wakefield
4.8 / 5

JHM are a small, independent garage that has been established since 2010. Although we are a young company, our team of 5 have many years of experience. I, James, the owner, have over 25 years of experience in the motor industry and have previously worked for a specialised Turbocharger remanufacture and a string of high profile tuning companies and still retain good connections with them.

We are a fully-fledged specialist garage that can carry out any service or repair work, however we are very well known for our turbo repairs and ECU work; remapping, tuning, engine re-building as well as our advanced diagnostic work. We have the latest state of the art diagnostic equipment and also work with many local garages that cannot pinpoint the root of the vehicles problem, who then often ask us to perform a more thorough diagnosis on their behalf. We believe in digging deeper to find the actual root of the problem and then fixing it, rather than just replacing parts as if the problem is not addressed, you may just be masking the real issue.

You can rest assured that you are leaving your vehicle in safe hands by choosing to have your work carried out with us, we take great pride in our work. We endeavour to provide competitive prices but most importantly, to have each and every customer leave our garage happy. We will never carry out any further repairs without having spoken with your first and seeking authorisation. Please get in touch for an estimate today.

GERMAN AUTOCENTRE
84 Jobs Completed
SHEFFIELD
5.0 / 5

German Autocentre specialize in BMW, Mini, Mercedes, VW, Audi, Seat, Skoda and Porsche. We also carry out repairs and serving on all other make of vehicle.

DSA Autocentre
339 Jobs Completed
Sheffield
4.5 / 5

DSA Autocentre is a friendly family run business based near Meadowhall and Sheffield Arena. RMI and are AA accredited, we are recognised for our outstanding customer service and reliable repairs and services.

We also offer a mobile service to the customers who are unable to come to us giving you peace of mind that we have you car needs covered regardless. Our collection and delivery service is also popular with new and existing customers.

Our garage services include MOT, Clutch Repairs, Car Servicing, Brake Repairs, Car Batteries, Timing Belt Services, Tyres, Tyre Fitting, Welding, MOT Repairs and Van Servicing. We also provide a unique guaranteed DPF Cleaning service.

At our Autocentre we carry our class 4, 5 and 7 MOTs. We offer cheap MOT and Servicing packages. We also provide mobile vehicle services throughout Yorkshire, Greater Manchester, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. DSA carry out mobile car and van repairs including mobile servicing, mobile brake test & repair and mobile tyres. DSA is the trading name of DS Automobiles Ltd.

LTM Motors
787 Jobs Completed
Rotherham
4.9 / 5

At LTM Motors we cater for all of your motoring needs. You will be warmly welcomed and be given the advice and assistance you require, courtesy of our friendly and professional staff.

Based next to Parkgate Retail Park, we offer a full selection of garage services, from class 4 & 7 MOT testing through to Brakes, Clutches, Timing Belts, Diagnostics and Air Conditioning.

What's more, we are the only garage in Rotherham to be inspected and certified by the AA. As from the 16th March we are also Which? trusted trader approved.

P.C. Autocare
51 Jobs Completed
Brough
4.9 / 5

My name is Colin and I am a sole trader operating from Gilberdyke.I have a fully equipped garage at our premises where I also take on larger jobs, however, depending on the work required I can often carry out small repairs on site. I cover a 10 mile radius and offer a free collection and delivery to all customers. I have been working within the motor industry for over 30 years and have experience working on all makes and models of vehicles, with no job being too big or too small.

I can supply parts to suit all budgets - from aftermarket through to O.E.M.

All work comes guaranteed for your peace of mind!

Hathaways Auto Centre. Open Sundays for Garage Repairs & Mobile Mechanic Callouts
45 Jobs Completed
Barnsley
4.5 / 5

FREE DIAGNOSTIC CHECK WITH EVERY REPAIR UNDERTAKEN,
QUALITY AFFORDABLE & PROFESSIONAL REPAIRS on all types of Car Van Motorcycle & Quads
Quality Repairs by our Qualified Fully Insured Mechanics & Mobile Mechanic
We are well positioned for all repairs in and around South Yorkshire offering Free Collection & Drop off service (mileage limits apply),
Mot including Free Retest
Clutches and Flywheels
Timing Belts & Chains
Brakes
Exhausts Inc Dpf Regenerations & Catalytic Convertors
Tyres in all sizes New & part worn
Gearboxes
Engine Replacement & Rebuilds
Diagnostics
3 Ramps so we can normally get your car in the same day
Vehicle Electrics and Diagnostic Electrical Malfunction checks
We will source the best prices for parts and quote the best price comparison based on written a Quotation

CREDIT DEBIT & CORPORATE CARDS ACCEPTED

Please only accept quote after discussing repair required with ourselves as commission charges on WCFMC are taken in advance of work carried out.

McGregor Mechanics
54 Jobs Completed
Rotherham
5.0 / 5

I am a small family run business operating from my home address. I have a fully furbished workshop with all the latest equipment meaning there is nothing we can't do. I have over 10 years dealership experience and forward facing customer service management. I am also trained to an NVQ lvl 3, IMI credited, DVSA registered MOT tester, Master technician, Electric vehicle technician.

Here at McGregor Mechanics we only use the best approved parts which means we comply with the vehicles manafacturer warranty but also because we only use the very best we can offer a substantial warranty on all our work which includes labour aswell as parts.

Because McGregor Mechanics is a family run business operating from my fully furbished workshop we can offer a fantastic experience at a fraction of the price.

Many thanks, Jimmy McGregor

BMS Direct 2U LTD
16 Jobs Completed
Scunthorpe
5.0 / 5

We are a BMW & MINI Specialist with over 10 years experience. We undertake all work from major engine & gearbox replacements, to clutch changes and even smaller jobs such as brakes and servicing. No job is too big or too small! We have 4 vehicle ramps in our 10,000 sq foot premises and can work on all makes and models of cars all the way through to 4x4's and commercial vehicles, nothing is an issue.

Autofix Garage services
116 Jobs Completed
Barnsley
5.0 / 5

Autofix is a family run business located in Barnsley, We’ve been established for over 30 years. we mainly specialise it clutch and timing belt replacement but take on all other servicing and repairs on most makes and model of vehicle.

fev towbar & car care centre
27 Jobs Completed
Pontefract
5.0 / 5

we are a family run business offering quality workmanship at affordable prices our goal is to repair your vehicle to the highest of standards and to get you back on the go with the minimum of fuss and inconvenience.
we have highly trained technicians with many years experience all our work is fully warranted using the best parts available.
we have comprehensive insurance for road and personal liability
FEVTOWBAR AND CAR CARE CENTRE WHERE WE CARE

Mill Street Autos
13 Jobs Completed
Armthorpe
5.0 / 5

WHY CHOOSE MILL STREET AUTOS?
Were an independent workshop with over 18 Years Experience.
Our Top of the range workshop features 2 MOT testing bays.
Latest diagnostic equipment and 5 highly trained technicians.
Our team specialises in all makes and models from diagnostics to full engine rebuilds.
All our parts and labour are fully Warranted.

Fusion Autos
74 Jobs Completed
Goole
5.0 / 5

At Fusion Autos, we value our customers and their time and that's why we offer a collection and delivery service. We offer this service in Goole and throughout its surrounding areas. We can also provide our customers with a courtesy car while their vehicle is in our garage (subject to availability). We are proud to be a certified AA Repairer able to offer our customers quality workmanship that is completed to the highest standards at a competitive price. Fusion Autos is a local garage in Goole that has a wealth of experience in quality MOT testing and servicing. If you'd like to book your vehicle in for a service or repair work, contact us today. Our garage is open for business five days a week from Monday to Friday.

PK Autos
90 Jobs Completed
Swinton
4.9 / 5

Established in 2017, PK Autos as been maintaining and repairing cars to the the highest possible standards.With over 17 years experience in a main dealer we can guarentee a main dealer experience at independent competitve pricing.

With the fully equipt workshop we are able to carry out all aspects of servicing and repairs, including clutches, timing belts, diesel and petrol engine diagnostic's, air conditioning re-gassing and repairs, head gaskets etc.

We are able to offer the latest in diagnostics technology, which means we can repair your car at a fraction of the cost.

We offer collection and delivery within the local area free of charge within 10 mile radius.

We pride ourselves with a fantastic reputation, with customers coming from far and wide and we aim for 100% customer satisfaction.

R Turner Motor Specialist LTD
145 Jobs Completed
ROTHERHAM
4.7 / 5

My names Rob, I've been a mechanic for the past 10 years,I am main dealer trained. I've worked on pretty much ever car going.

I do anything from a service to an engine rebuild, cambelts to modifications. I also offer a mobile service for those who cant get away from work.

Ecu remapping service available aswell as Dpf delete egr delete and much more.

I'm reliable, quick and competitive. I will aim to beat all genuine quotes.

Please note due to high volume of work make contact with before accepting any quote so I can provide you with the best service.

Thanks again Rob

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Diesel Particulate Filter Clean Specialist Garages in Kirk Sandal
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 Kirk Sandal bookings

4.88

17 reviews

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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Debs from Foxley Garage explains the Diesel Particulate Filter