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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 offer chemical cleaning as an alternative, so you can receive competitive Volvo quotes FAST.

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Top garages for Volvo Diesel Particulate Filter Clean (10,227 found)
Frosts Cars - Shoreham-by-Sea
251 Jobs Completed
Shoreham-by-Sea
4.5 / 5

For over 65 years Frosts Cars Ltd have been caring for vehicles and assisting the motoring needs of Sussex. Still a family run business, our Service Centres in Chichester and Shoreham-by-Sea are equipped to Service, MOT and Repair your vehicle. With expert technicians and the latest equipment, you can rest assured your car is in safe hands. Offering free collection and delivery, while you wait appointments or a courtesy car, we make your experience with us as convenient as possible. That’s why when our customers were asked to independently review us by Judge Service, over 97% said they would recommend us to their family and friends.

Bespoke Motor Services Ltd
259 Jobs Completed
Wigan
4.8 / 5

Bespoke Motor Services Ltd are the fastest growing vehicle repair and customisation centre located in wigan.
Ideally located to service all of the North West.
We are specialised in vehicle servicing and repairs and customisation, we have the latest in diagnostics and 26 years experience.
One single garage for all your car needs!
Service and maintenance work, clutches, timing chains and belts, all electrical work, difficult jobs undertaken, mot failures, etc.
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 26 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 interest payment plans that allow you to pay in 4 interest free instalments with no credit checks

Blackpole Trade and Save Autocentre
57 Jobs Completed
Worcester
5.0 / 5

Blackpole Trade & Save Autocentre in Worcester, the place for all makes & models vehicle maintenance. We have an MOT Test Centre on-site located in Blackpole, Worcester which is situated just off J6 of the M5. We offer a range of ‘fast fit’ facilities including brakes, exhausts, tyres and air conditioning maintenance. And, of course, a range of service and maintenance packages to suit your cars mechanical requirements.

Every vehicle that enters our workshop will receive a vehicle health check and a video will be emailed to the customer to guide them through any work that needs attention. Our comprehensive vehicle health check will examine areas of your vehicle such as your brakes, tyres, exhaust, shock absorbers, fluid levels and battery to ensure that it's in the best possible condition.

Be safe in the knowledge that YOU are our priority. Total customer satisfaction is our mission, proven by our high volume of returning customers we have at Trade & Save. We measure our success on customer satisfaction, please see our Good Garage Scheme page to read our customer testimonials .

Luton Automotive 1
1355 Jobs Completed
Luton
4.7 / 5

Hi

PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO MINIMISING RISK DUE TO COVID-19 WE ARE CURRENTLY OFFERING OUR CUSTOMERS A FREE COLLECTION AND DELIVERY SERVICE. PLEASE GET IN TOUCH TO BOOK IN!

We operate from 3 locations : LUTON; MILTON KEYNES and OXFORD SO WE COVER BEDS. HERTS.BUCKS&OXFORDSHIRE. WITH TEAM MEMBERS AVAILABLE MOST TIMES IN DIFFERNT COUNTIES WE ARE ALWAYS ABLE TO HELP
We offer a pick up and drop off service for a small fee where we leave our vehicle outside your address and pick up your car and repair it then return it back to you.

We also provide you with mobile service where we can repair minor and quick repairs outside your address. subject to availability
We have a recovery truck with a small charge pick up cars that require a ramp and heavy work such as gearbox or clutches.
We are approved & experienced with:-

WINDSCREEN & BODY GLASS
WINDSCREEN CHIP REPAIRS
BODYSHOP REPAIRS
MECHANICAL & DIAGNOSTICS
ROADSIDE RECOVERY
AIR CONDITIONING
MOT's
Please call us as all work carried out is warranted.
17 years business portfolio
"Service without compromise"

http://www.lutonautomotive.com/

Hayers Motor Repairs
445 Jobs Completed
Wednesbury
4.7 / 5

I have 30+ years experience in the motor trade most of it I have worked for kwikfit for 25 years. We take pride in the work we do. All work fully guaranteed with the best skilled mechanics for your everyday car needs. We are family run business ,customer care to us is everything ,warrantee work Allways our priority ,we are cheaper then all major chain garages ,guaranteed to get skilled worker on your car .We are friendly, reliable and trustworthy. We even provide free refreshments. We will beat any genuine Quote.we will quote you an honest price with no hidden charges.thank you for you business

On Point Auto Care
333 Jobs Completed
Wokingham
4.6 / 5

On Point Auto Care is home to a highly skilled team of mechanics with numerous years of experience on all makes and models. We want you to have peace of mind that your car is in good hands.

Offering a MOBILE service means we can also come to you!

We cover a range of services including clutch and gearbox repairs, brakes and exhausts, diagnostics and much more. We approach every job with the same professionalism and aim to deliver you a fantastic customer experience making your car care needs stress free.

Our prices are honest and affordable and we source all our parts from reputable suppliers.

The skills and knowledge we have gained over the years allow us to ensure you drive away 100% satisfied. We welcome any questions you may have and we are always here to give you honest advice.

We offer a prompt breakdown and recovery service so you are always covered when you need us most. A collection and delivery service is also available for local customers or alternatively, you can drop your vehicle off at our well-equipped centre in Wokingham.

Bob The Mechanic
360 Jobs Completed
Maidstone
4.9 / 5

I can take care of your car, while you spend time on your priorities - whether that is work, spending time with your family or simply relaxing.

I often see people struggling to sort out car maintenance general servicing, break change, condition check or other repairs. n our busy lives we understandably have other priorities in our work and family lives. We don't have time forr our cars!

How ever a reliable car is vital to our everyday life - whether it is dropping kids to school, making sure we can get to work or an emergency visit to the hospital. To ensure that reliabilty we need to take care of our cars!

I can take care of your car, while you spend time on your priorities - whether that is work, spending time with your family or simply relaxing.

These thing are can be fix till you are at home with your kid or with your partner, or you are at work. Just easily till you doing your "job" or relaxing.

P D Vehicle Services Ltd
56 Jobs Completed
hackbridge
4.8 / 5

PD Vehicle Services Ltd was formed in 2011 by Pep and Dan, two highly skilled individuals already very well established within the motor trade. Both dreamed of opening their own garage, with the aim of becoming one of the largest, most well-respected and well-equipped independent garages in the area.

Since opening PD Vehicle Services, Pep and Dan have expanded the garage into what you see today; a workshop full of the latest diagnostic and testing equipment, including state of the art camera measured four wheel alignment equipment and a multi class MOT Bay that can test mopeds, motorcycles, cars, minibuses, motorhomes and 3.5t vans.

With ten Ramps, including two 5.5 ton commercial ramps, two floor level flush mounted ramps for low sports cars and a dedicated diagnostic bay, PD Vehicle Services Ltd now employ ten members of staff full time, with two members reception staff and a full time driver.

PD Vehicle Services are an accredited Bosch service centre having to meet stringent standards to carry the Bosch brand, we are also are an RAC Approved repairer as well as an AA Approved garage.

Serving local residents with privately owned vehicles to national fleet contracts running huge fleets of vehicles for ‘household name’ companies, the workshop caters for all types of vehicle maintenance and repairs. We also carry out warranty repair work for major companies such as warranty wise, the AA, Warranty direct and the RAC.

We can offer you a whilst you wait service on all servicing jobs, with a turnaround of no more than 2 hours, depending on the job. This service MUST be pre-booked as we will need to have the parts already waiting for your arrival in the garage. We have a very large and comfortable waiting room at your disposal which offers comfortable sofas, a TV with Netflix, refreshments, a work station with Wi-Fi available should you need to work. Nothing is too much trouble so please feel free to get in touch and ask any questions.

Hesketh Commercials ltd
121 Jobs Completed
Stevenage
4.2 / 5

Hesketh Commercials covers all makes and models but prides themselves as a larger vehicles and hgv specialists, their head mechanic worked in garages as a specialist for over 18 years, using only the highest quality parts and finest labour,

With options to come straight to your door or collection and delivery , repairs and servicing available at affordable prices, reliable and honest, call now to discuss any and all of your car or van or even truck requirements, they repair your issue when possible not just replace the part because its easy but usually cost more so we try save you money by doing the job properly first time.

PORTSMOUTH “MOBILE” BRAKES AND TYRES
95 Jobs Completed
Portsmouth
4.7 / 5

We come to you... Tyres fitted at your Home (or) Place of Work

Portsmouth Brakes & Tyres is one of the leading mobile repair centres in Hampshire and we provide a vast range of services both urgent and routine, giving us the proud title as the area’s number one choice for vehicle repair and maintenance.

Portsmouth Brakes & Tyres is Hampshire’s leading mobile van tyre fitting service. Simply order your tyres online and select “Mobile tyre fitting” and we’ll come to you either at home or at work at any time convenient for you.

We know getting new tyres can be a hassle and that taking time out to visit your nearest garage or repair centre can disrupt your busy day and that’s why Portsmouth Brakes & Tyres provide a comprehensive mobile tyre replacement service including vehicle repair and maintenance offering the ultimate in convenience at your driveway.

Portsmouth Brakes & Tyres offer a fast, efficient and reliable fitting service of brakes & tyres including suspension components, wheel bearings, servicing, wheel balancing, tracking, repair works etc., with appointments available 7-days a week, we’ll have you back on the road in no time.

Mobile Mechanics and Tyres
1934 Jobs Completed
Barnet
4.9 / 5

Services provided:

-- Can build and assemble machines or mechanical components according to requirements
-- Able to Inspect machines, engines, transmissions etc. and run diagnostic tests to discover functionality issues
-- Will aim to troubleshoot reported problems and resolve them in a timely manner
-- Will perform thorough maintenance on machinery, equipment and systems
-- Will clean and apply lubricants to components
-- Will replenish engine fluids and components
-- Will provide consultation on correct maintenance and preventative measures
-- Can also undertake other duties (e.g. repair of hydraulic systems)
-- Can provide logs of work and report on issues

Experience:

Proven experience as Mechanic for 12 years.
Excellent knowledge of machinery and hydraulic, electrical and other systems and their components.
Experienced in using various precision tools (I have equipment to perform most mechanical work).
Will follow established procedures and practices with a strong commitment to health and safety.
Very good communication skills with problem-solving capabilities.
Very good physical strength and stamina

Qualifications:

BTEC national diploma motor vehicles (2 year course)
HNC motor vehicles (1 year course)
HND motor vehicles (1 year course)
IMI (Institute of the Motor Industry) MOT Certification NT / AE / Site Manager

Classes of Vehicles tested:

Class Descriptionwheeled vehicles (over 450kg unladen weight)
4 Cars (up to 8 passenger seats)
4 Motor caravans
4 Quads (max unladen weight 400kg - for goods vehicles 550kg and max net power of 15kw)
4 Dual purpose vehicles
4 Private hire and public service vehicles (up to 8 seats)
4 Ambulances and taxis
4 Private passenger vehicles and ambulances (9 to 12 passenger seats)
4 Goods vehicles (up to 3,000kg design gross weight)
4a Class 4 vehicles (9 to 12 passenger seats) with a seat belt installation checkPrivate passenger vehicles and ambulances (13 to 16 passenger seats)
5 Private passenger vehicles and ambulances (more than 16 passenger seats)
5 Playbuses
5a Class 5 vehicles (13 to 16 passenger seats) with a seatbelt installation check
5a Class 5 vehicles (more than 16 passenger seats) with a seatbelt installation check
7 Goods vehicles (over 3,000kg up to 3,500kg design gross weight

Kerr tech Motor engineers LTD
782 Jobs Completed
Rutherglen
5.0 / 5

Our established family run business offers automotive services at great rates. Our roles include MOT's, servicing, electrical work, brakes steering and suspenison, tyres, clutch and gearbox repairs and anything a bit crazy.. Engine forging turbo upgrades boost controllers.. Project rebuilds.... ( all finished upgrading will be set at low boost and standard ignition timing , car will need to be taken to tuner for dyno run and corrective adaptions)

DAC Firpark
1683 Jobs Completed
Glasgow
4.7 / 5

SCOTLAND'S GARAGE OF THE YEAR 2017/2018 Drivers Autocentre we aim to provide the best value for money service and experience when you entrust us with your vehicle. We invest heavily on our Staff, Equipment and Facilities to provide a first class choice outwith the main dealer network. Our staff have completed and passed various training platforms with manufacturer's such as Mercedes Benz, Ford, Audi/VAG Group, BMW, KIA/Hyundai, Vauxhall/GM and Renault. We have invested in the most recent and upto date SNAP On Diagnostic systems allowing us to Code Read, Interrogate Live Data, Program Components and Carry out DPF Regen's.

We only use OE (Original Equipment) Quality parts and oils whilst working on your vehicle and any part replaced comes with a 12 months 12k miles warranty.

We also offer you the ability to spread the cost of your bill over 4 months using our Payment Assist option, There are no interest charges or Credit checks upto £Whilst your vehicle is with us we will:

* FOC Apply a full interior protection pack covering your Seat, Floor Mat, Steering Wheel, Gearstick and Handbrake lever to protect against the COVID 19 virus and generally keep it clean whilst we work.
* Confirm the work you are booked in for and the price quoted
* Provide a Lift home or to work etc if required.
* Communicate clearly via phone, text and email any additional work required including providing photo's of failed components if requested.
* Be completely clear at all times including keeping old parts for your inspection on request
* Provide a full itemised VAT Invoice.

You're also welcome to take a seat in our comfortable waiting area and watch the work on your vehicle be carried out. We have comfort facilities and a fully stocked Nescafe Machine with Newspapers and Magazines to pass the time and we also have a very good WIFI network that you're welcome to use.

We look forward to welcoming you and your vehicle.

Cure A Car
227 Jobs Completed
Hawarden
4.7 / 5

Cure A Car - Garage based mechanic in Sandycroft.

We are fully equipped to carry out all mechanical aspects at very competitive prices. We also offer a free collection and delivery service for MOTs. Breakdown recovery, same day clutch services, diagnostics, welding and alloy refurbishment are also available.

We also offer a mobile service and are equipped to carry out most repairs at the side of the road if necessary. Fully insured and parts and labour come with a 12 month warranty.

Hares Servicing And Repairs
207 Jobs Completed
East Preston
4.8 / 5

Only Hares offers a free check for everybody, this is because we are responsible and caring. The roads are the worst they can be, please make sure the transport for your family stay reliable. Book in your free check asap. Hares of Sussex have fully qualified and experienced staff that can supply and fit brakes for all makes and models. It is vital to ensure your car is reliable and safe for your family. Please call in a for a free tyre assessment, the roads are at their worst at this time of year, we can check your tyres for free and advise any repairs or replacement.

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Volvo Diesel Particulate Filter Clean Specialist
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  Volvo Diesel Particulate Filter Clean  bookings

4.94

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Volvo DPF Clean cost

The cost of Diesel Particulate Filter Clean will likely differ greatly depending on which Volvo model you have. Combining the varying cost of parts and the difference in labour hours needed to complete the job, different Volvo 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 Volvo models.


Diesel Particulate Filter Clean Cost by Volvo Model
Volvo ModelAverage PriceGet Quotes
Volvo V50£145.16
Volvo Xc90£175.49
Volvo V40£164.86
Volvo Xc60£155.74
Volvo C30£158.07
Volvo S60£172.00

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.

We work with a network of over 15,181 mechanics and garages across the UK so we can find competitive Diesel Particulate Filter Cleaning deals for you.

To find the best Diesel Particulate Filter Cleaning service available in your region;

  1. Enter your car registration number
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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