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Diesel Particulate Filter Clean Specialist Garages in Manchester

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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 Manchester 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 Manchester (420 found)
ECU Tech Tune / Remapping Manchester
57 Jobs Completed
Manchester
4.3 / 5

Here at ECU Tech Tune, we have mastered the development of automotive software to a fine art and are renowned for our precision and high quality remapping services we provide. We also provide remaps to main dealerships across the UK & Europe.

At ECU Tech Tune and our partners we pride ourselves in developing bespoke software development to your requirements. So whether you are seeking performance or economy outputs from your vehicle, or you want a multimap system that you can control, we can make it possible. ECU Tech Tune will develop a remap to any specification you require and our specialist development team can develop the software to your exact needs. ECU Tech Tune also offer generic remapping for a range of applications including Cars, Vans, HGV's and Motorbikes. Regardless of whether you are seeking performance or economy ECU Tech Tune have a solution for you.

Piston&Rotor The Garage
1786 Jobs Completed
Bury
4.7 / 5

We are a garage located in Bury and serving the Greater Manchester area.
We are specialised in engine and gearbox rebuilds,we do have state of the art diagnostics and 49 years of combined every day garage experience.
One single garage for all your car needs!
Service and maintenance work,clutches,timing chains and belts,automatic and manual gearbox reconditioning,engine reconditioning,all electrical work,difficult jobs undertaken,mot failures,etc!If we cant do it,nobody can!
We provide an excellent service to all our customers and we take pride in the quality of our services.
We have fully trained technicians with over 15 years of experience working above the dealer level.
All the work carried is quality checked by second tech and we offer a warranty for all our jobs.
We promise to beat in price and quality any written quote and offer a quick turnaround for all customers.
We offer a FREE no obligation diagnostic check service in some cases.

Manchester Auto Cars LTD
333 Jobs Completed
Manchester
4.7 / 5

We are a fully trained specialist team, consist of engineers and technicians who are ready to provide high quality automotive services to our clients. we have been established 15 years ago and since we are proud that we have provided excellent customer service and we are trying constantly to improve it. Our goal is to provide solutions for all your motoring needs with the aim to reduce your cost of ownership of your motor vehicle.

M60 Autos
907 Jobs Completed
Victoria Work, Sunny Brow Road
4.5 / 5

We are an AA Certified garage. Our garage is conveniently located near Hyde Road in Manchester. Our qualified mechanics are equipped to handle all major and minor repairs on your cars and vans. All work carried out by us is guaranteed.

B and G Autotechs Ltd
509 Jobs Completed
oldham
4.8 / 5

We offer servicing and repairs for all makes and model and specialize in BMW,MINI, VW and Audi Group. We wont be beaten on any price!
We offer a FREE collect and deliver service.
We give your car a FREE wash and vac.
We are part of the Approved Garages so please see our reviews at....
www.approvedgarges.co.uk.

Dickinson St Garage
154 Jobs Completed
Manchester
4.6 / 5

Dickinson St Garage has been proudly established since 1987. We strive to provide the highest quality repairs and services to all our customers whether they are new or existing. Our team is committed to ensuring that you receive an exceptional level of care and that your car maintenance is changed to a stress-free experience. We try to keep our prices as competitive as possible. A FREE health check is available for every car that enters our well-equipped workshop. We cover all makes and models, however, we have a great knowledge and experience working with VW and Audi cars. We carry out all aspects of mechanical work, from a minor MOT to a complete engine rebuild, no job is too big for us!

Our parts come from a fantastic supplier and are covered by standard manufacturer warranty. Our collection and delivery service are available for those within a 15-mile radius. We are located near some very handy transport links such as Victoria Train and Tram Station, however, we also have a comfortable waiting room if you want to hang around while we repair your vehicle. One of our friendly staff members will offer you some refreshments and WIFI.

Tranztec
95 Jobs Completed
Manchester
4.8 / 5

Tranztec is a small, friendly garage that was founded in 2013. Setting a business up by himself, Joseph Huxley specialises in repairing and servicing cars of all makes and models. With years of experience in this business, our team are committed to providing you with first-class car garage services at all times. Over the years, we have developed an outstanding reputation for quality and service.

Our mechanics are fully qualified and are always ready to provide you with a range of garage services at affordable prices. Since we are a reputable car service centre, rest assured that your vehicle will be repaired efficiently.

We are relatively new to this website however we have existing reviews on Yell, so please have a read of these to get an idea of how much customer excellence matters to us and the treatment you can expect to receive by choosing us to carry out your repair.

City Motors MOT Garage
6 Job Completed
Longsight
5.0 / 5

Family run business based in Longsight Manchester with 5 Star Customer service.

We offer MOT Service Mechanical, Tyre and Body works at competitive prices.

Sandy Lane Service Station
156 Jobs Completed
Stockport
3.7 / 5

Sandy Lane Service Station

Collingham Autos LTD
57 Jobs Completed
Manchester
4.8 / 5

We specialise in car repair and car servicing all carried out in our fully equipped garage. We are a family business and operate throughout the Manchester, Cheetham Hill area. We offer an excellent service in many areas including MOT collect & delivery, car and van repair and general vehicle servicing.

We have an excellent reputation for customer service and we pride ourselves in providing main dealer quality at local garage prices. With our highly experienced team of mechanics, you won’t find a better car repair service in Manchester, Cheetham Hill or beyond.

We also offer our customers a collection and delivery service meaning minimal disruption to your day. Our technician will come collect your vehicle at suitable time. We will carry out a full MOT and once passed return the vehicle to you.

ANA Garage & MOT Services ltd
228 Jobs Completed
rochdale
4.6 / 5

A.N.A Garage & MOT Services Ltd has a proven track record of innovative and effective problem solving and attention to detail and our aim is to meet and exceed the expectations of every customer. We take on all types of jobs from small vehicle work to larger commercial vehicle, all carried out to the highest standards, and at very competitive prices.

ANA Garage & MOT Services, the customer always comes first. A N A Garage and MOT Services ltd have been established since 1994, and bring a wealth of knowledge to the car repair industry specialising in Tyres, Exhausts and Mechanical repairs. We are a family run business and after our 27 years in the industry, we are still going strong.

ANA garage satisfies strict criteria of high standards of workmanship and the technicians only use the best quality parts when it comes to servicing your car. When you book your car, you can have the peace of mind that it will be taken care of and that all work carried out will be to the highest of standards.Our servicing technicians regularly attend accredited training courses to ensure they master the latest vehicle technologies, meaning that whatever the make and model of your car, your local garage will know how to service it.

We will always inform you and advise if the technicians find anything wrong with your car during the service. Any extra work needed is only carried out prior to your authorisation. As a trusted garage, we always respect agreed deadlines, always respect the price indicated in the quote and always provide you with a clearly laid-out invoice so that you know exactly what you are paying.

Once you drive in to ANA, you enter a company that prides itself on excellent service, competitive prices and experts in automotive repairs. ANA have continued to grow over the past 27 years by offering our customers exceptional service and value for money. Situated in central Rochdale and within easy access from the M62, we are only 5 minutes away from Junction 20. You can find the following services at ANA:

ANA Garage & MOT Services, the customer always comes first.

ANA Garage & MOT Services LTD
12 Fletcher Street, Off Oldham Road, Rochdale,
Lancashire, OL11 1AE. Tel & FAX
www.anagarageandmotservices.co.uk

Brook Street Motors Bury
408 Jobs Completed
Bury
4.9 / 5

Brook Street Motors are an established independent garage in Bury. We are Vauxhall specialists with over 10 years main agent experience under our belts. We have a wide experience of all other vehicle makes in the motor industry, so we are able to carry out repairs on most makes and models.

We are new to this site, but have 5* feedback on another work based website, and have good reviews on our own website, please feel free to check. We take customer service and satisfaction seriously, and pride ourselves on word of mouth for a lot of our work.
Every car leaving our premises is checked over for safety and peace of mind.

We offer a free collection and delivery service or the use of one of our courtesy cars, subject to availability.

Auto Motor Centre
86 Jobs Completed
Manchester
4.9 / 5

We are an independent family run workshop based in Manchester that offers a range of mechanical repairs and services including MOT’s, bodywork, DPF’s cleans and resprays. Our skilled team provide every customer with professional and honest advice, competitive prices and quality repairs.

Any parts supplied and fitted by us come under a standard manufacturer warranty and we source all our parts from a well-recognized supplier (any parts provided by customers are not covered by a warranty). We want to make your car maintenance a stress-free experience so we offer a collection and delivery within a 15-mile radius (fees apply).

Elshaddai Motors ltd
13 Jobs Completed
manchester
5.0 / 5

The best way to keep your vehicle running smoothly, powerfully and looking its best is through regular servicing and maintenance by choosing Elshaddai Motors Manchester we will achieve this together. Our team cares as much about your car as you do. Established for 12 years working on all makes and models.

We provide a wide range of service such as
-Breakdown Recovery
-Bodywork
-Mechanical Repairs
-Services and maintenance
-Tyre
All at the most competitive prices on the market, so don’t be afraid to call us onor

Halfords Autocentre Manchester (Northenden)
4 Job Completed
Manchester
4.0 / 5

Halfords Autocentres is the UK’s leading chain of over 300 independent wholly owned garages, specialising in MOTs, servicing, Tyres, and all types of mechanical repairs from brakes & suspension to clutches and timing belts. Our highly trained ATA technicians have access to the latest diagnostic equipment and vehicle service data allowing us to service and repair all makes of cars to dealer standards.

We continue to invested in training to ensure we are prepared for future challenges, for example we have Hybrid trained technicians at all sites. Our extensive equipment investment ensure that we can meet the requirements of a changing vehicle parc with heavy lift capability in most sites for the growing van fleet and upgraded diagnostic equipment to handle the vast range of new drive assistance systems found on new cars.

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Diesel Particulate Filter Clean Specialist Garages in Manchester
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 Manchester bookings

4.54

37 reviews

How much does Diesel Particulate Filter Clean cost in Manchester?

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 Manchester for Diesel Particulate Filter Clean on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of our top car makes.


Diesel Particulate Filter Clean Cost by Car Make in Manchester
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Peugeot£132.52
Volkswagen£133.61
Mercedes£134.36
Vauxhall£133.17
Audi£132.58
Citroen£137.70
Nissan£135.59
BMW£142.85
Ford£138.45
Volvo£134.96
Renault£117.18

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 06/03/2020 and 04/06/2020.

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.

Get Your Diesel Particulate Filter cleaned with Who Can Fix My Car

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