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Excellent service. The mechanic went to the trouble of discussing what they had done which was very much appreciated. The receptionist was very friendly.will definitely be back.
Good quick helpful servive would happily recommend.
2 years in a row I’ve had a full service and MOT with Drivers Autocentre. Never had any issues car passed first time and definitely the lowest price I could find. Will use again next year
Did the work fast
Thanks Drew & the guys , using this garage for a while now car mot & full serviced no problem thanks again
Yes. They did more work than original estimate and appeared to have done a good job and good value . Very helpful.
Cracking service from these guys, picked my car up and had phoned with a price within 2 hours. Work was done that day, car feels much better and advised of a couple of things still needing done. Car was dropped back off also at no extra cost.
Great service and the job was done fast and efficient. The car drives like new.
A highly professional outfit: responsive to all my communications, went that extra mile - literally, stuck to their quote, and nice genuine people. Highly recommend!
Very Helpful would use again
Patrick and the guys at the garage have been an asset to my taxi business and keeping me on the road. Everything is professional and I have since given them more work. He is my go to for keeping me on the road. Thanks.
Excellent service and quick response to resolve issues will come back again
Patrick was great, he's a genuine guy and I would highly recommend him for all car works. Picked up my car the very next day first thing in the morning, my car was repaired very quickly and for a great price.
Excellent service and value for money. Did the job on time and as promised
Very good wood recommend to anyone very polite and couldn't go out of their way to help you enough will be going back
Great service, price as quoted. Will definitely be using these guys again!
Good job done.
Used this garage for the first time for a clutch replacement. Professional service , quick turn around and very competitive price. Thanks
Yes collected car and brought back when work finished I’ve had it back a week and had no problem thankyou
Very friendly. And on time.
Quick response, with a reasonable price and quick repair time.
Excellent service. Well worth the price. Staff when above and beyond what we asked them to do with no extra charge ie we asked them to adjust the handbrake on top of replacing the cam belt which was the main job. They took all the wheels and tyres off, checked all the brake pads etc and did a cracking job. Would recommend them without a problem
Very quick repair, cheap price & accommodating staff
Quick service, no delays, informative employees.
Managed to squeeze me in last minute for a cam belt and waterpump change and was done in less then 4 hours. Quick turn around. Friendly garage. Recommended and didn't cost me a fortune as some other garages quoted
Excellent service, great communication throughout, would highly recommend this garage.
First class service and job would highly recommend will be using him again
Dropped it off in the afternoon, picked up following day. Very prompt service. Did exactly what they said they would do. Very happy with their work.
Paul provided an excellent service. Great communication, arrived promptly, clearly explained the problem, and fixed it. Paul also provided really useful advice to prevent the problem occurring again. 100% recommeded!
Highly recommended garage - not only fixed my DPF problem promptly (without very expensive replacement having to be done!) but provided brilliant advice for aftercare.
The cost of Diesel Particulate Filter Clean will likely differ greatly depending on which Skoda model you have. Combining the varying cost of parts and the difference in labour hours needed to complete the job, different Skoda models will cost different amounts for Diesel Particulate Filter Clean. Take a look below at the average quote for Diesel Particulate Filter Clean on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of the top Skoda models.
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This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 25/10/2018 and 23/01/2019.
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.
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.
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.
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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