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Diesel Particulate Filter Clean Specialist Garages in Tottenham

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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 Tottenham 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 Tottenham (128 found)
Your Mobile Garage
220 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.

Gtr Repair Centre
27 Jobs Completed
edmonton
5.0 / 5

Gtr repair centre hosts 3 up to date mechanical repair ramps and mot station along with tyres it is a one stop garage for A to Z auto needs

Best Motors Coachworks LTD
26 Jobs Completed
london
4.7 / 5

We at Best Motors service centre have been providing our customers and the general public our superb service each and every time for 25+ years. We are a officially VAT registered Mercedes Benz garage.
We are open from 8.30 to 6 on weekdays and on Saturday from 8.30 to 2.
We undertake all jobs for all cars at all ages, our elite team will attend to all your cars needs from mechanical to electrical to MOTS.

Car Technic
312 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!

Sphynx Vehicle Repairs
251 Jobs Completed
Walthamstow
5.0 / 5

Happy New Year to all Existing & potetial Customers

We're a small, independent workshop, specialising in diagnostic repair, vehicle maintenance and recovery, for all makes and models. We're based in Walthamstow and have been in business for over 15 years, with 28 years motor industry experience.

We look forward to giving you a warm welcome!

ARMZ MOTORS MOBILE CAR MECHANIC
165 Jobs Completed
London
4.7 / 5

ARMZ Mobile Motors covers all makes and models but prides themselves as a BMW specialist, their head mechanic worked in a garage as a BMW specialist for over 12 years, originally established in 2007, ARMZ is home to a team of technicians with over 30 years’ worth of experience using only the highest quality parts and finest labour.

With options to come straight to your door, repairs and customer service at affordable prices, reliable and honest, call now to discuss any and all of your car or van requirements

Pauls Mechanics
222 Jobs Completed
London
4.8 / 5

Pauls Mechanics is a well-established Ford and BMW specialist, offering a professional and high-quality service on a full range of work. At Pauls Mechanics we take great pride in our work and thus only use genuine OEM parts and the latest diagnostic testers which allows us to deliver Main Dealer Services. We are based in East London but also offer a mobile service where we come to you, allowing you to get on with your busy lifestyle! Give us call today to find out how we can help you with any of your car issues, no matter how big or small!
Mobile Mechanics only 10Miles radius from E4

The Winchmore Hill Service Centre LTD
97 Jobs Completed
London
3.7 / 5

Conveniently located in the heart of Winchmore Hill, we cater for Palmers Green, Southgate, Enfield through to Cockfosters. With over 30 year experience, we have earned a reputation for service quality and customer care.

We have a dedicated professional team of fully qualified technicians, equipped to perform all types of repair and service.

We will only ever use quality parts and offer a 12-month warranty on parts and labour as standard.

Tech Auto
4 Job Completed
London
5.0 / 5

I am a fully qualified Mercedes-Benz vehicle technician, who specialises in German vehicles. I carry top end specialist diagnostic equipment and tools to carry out high quality work. I carry out all forms of repairs from servicing, clutch replacements and diagnosing electrical faults through to head gasket work. All work comes guaranteed and we can also provide you with Wi-Fi, a FREE collection and delivery service within 10 miles and a FREE vehicle wash and vac.

Autowerke Ltd
766 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
123 Jobs Completed
london
4.8 / 5

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Palmers Green Service Centre
210 Jobs Completed
Palmers Green
3.9 / 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.

Onur Prestige Motors
113 Jobs Completed
Leyton
4.3 / 5

Onur Prestige Motors are your local independent garage based in Leyton. We have been established since 2012 and is ran by a small close-knit team of 3 technicians, with over 30 years of experience in the motor industry. We carry out all types of mechanical repairs and servicing, on all makes and models of vehicles.

Our specialities lie in performing thorough in depth diagnostic work and we hold a National Diploma in Motorsport Engineering too. We have a great passion for what we do and are members of the Good Garage Scheme and our work is back by the R.M.I / I.M.I, which should give you peace of mind when faced with the difficult task of choosing a garage to carry out your work.

Hale Service Centre Ltd
147 Jobs Completed
London
4.7 / 5

Hale Service Centre Ltd is a well-established garage based in London who offer all forms of mechanical repairs, maintenance work, servicing and MOT's. We specialise in German vehicles however our team of 4 ATA accredited technicians are very experienced and have worked on all makes and models over the years. Our technicians have an average of 15 years experience each and and backed by the IMI.

Our main priority is offering each and every customer who walks throgh our doors the same level of customer service regardless of job size, and at affordable prices.


All work comes with a 12 month / 12,000 miles warranty on both labour and parts when parts are supplied by us.

Best MOT
131 Jobs Completed
Walthamstow
4.3 / 5

If you’re looking for a reliable car garage in Walthamstow, Greater London, look no further than Best MOTS, specialists in a wide range of garage services including Car Servicing, MOT, Tyres, Engine Diagnostics and Car Repairs in Walthamstow, Greater London.

Established in 2005, we provide an honest and reliable service at all times, proud to be recognised as a highly reputable car garage in Walthamstow, Greater London.

Located at 79-80 Yellow Arch, Rosebank Road, we are ideally based to serve the local Walthamstow, Greater London community, undertaking all types of car garage services, from Car Servicing to MOT.

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Diesel Particulate Filter Clean Specialist Garages in Tottenham
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 Tottenham bookings

4.20

5 reviews

How much does Diesel Particulate Filter Clean cost in Tottenham?

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


Diesel Particulate Filter Clean Cost by Car Make in Tottenham
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£190.55
Mercedes£198.05
Vauxhall£197.41
Ford£195.92
Volkswagen£188.91
Nissan£176.88
Audi£205.15
Citroen£174.06
Peugeot£175.56
Renault£181.89
Volvo£211.80
Toyota£192.67

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 17/04/2020 and 16/07/2020.

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