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    DPF fitting and fault diagnosis

    Important information relating to DPF functionality, fitting and fault diagnosis A Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) is a service item and will need to be replaced at the end of its life. This will vary by vehicle manufacturer and the how the vehicle is maintained. If the DPF needs replacing due to blockage, this would usually …

    May
    9
    2018

    Cat efficiency light

    Our Technical Support Co-ordinator at EEC, Stuart Still, was recently called to a garage in Scotland to help overcome an issue associated with the cat efficiency light.  “I was asked by a distributor in Dundee if I would visit one of their customers, Iain Hutcheon of Muirhead Garage. He was in a dilemma, as the car he …

    April
    17
    2018

    Installation Instructions for Diesel Particulate Filters

    Before fitting a replacement Diesel Particulate Filter please ensure that the root cause of failure of the existing unit has been correctly diagnosed and rectified. Failure to correct any faults or defective components may result in damage to the replacement Diesel Particulate Filter and invalidate your warranty

    March
    23
    2018

    EEC – Installation Instructions for Catalytic Converters

    Before fitting a replacement Catalytic Converter please ensure that the root cause of failure of the existing unit has been correctly diagnosed and rectified. Failure to correct any faults or defective components may result in damage to the replacement Catalytic Converter and invalidate your warranty.

    February
    19
    2018

    How to read a 4 gas analyser test

    Why are the new vehicle emissions regulations getting tougher? I thought it was to reduce pollution. If it is a genuine commitment for all of the EU governments to reduce pollution, why are the EU MoT emission values so lax? In fact, why are there different regulations throughout the EU? There are even different regulations …

    January
    24
    2018

    Why a faulty turbo can lead to DPF damage

    I regularly receive calls from workshops complaining that a customer’s vehicle is suffering from a ‘faulty’ or ‘blocked’ DPF. Now let’s get one thing straight: it’s very unusual for a DPF itself to be ‘faulty’, and in the vast majority of circumstances a DPF related issue will be caused by something else upstream of the …

    February
    17
    2017

    Diesel Particulate Filters explained

    Stuart Still, Technical Trainer, with European Exhaust and Catalyst (EEC) answers a few of the frequently asked questions associated with Diesel Particulate Filters (DPFs).

    December
    21
    2016

    Causes of DPF failure and how to perform a regeneration

    Stuart Still, of EEC talks readers through the cause of DPF failure and how to perform a regeneration.   Last year, on my visits to various customers, I made enquiries about the general demand for Diesel Particulate Filters. I was staggered at the lack of DPF knowledge, especially the procedure regarding installation, encountering answers such …

    September
    9
    2015