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    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