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    have just read a thread about a member with a fault/warning light, A reply was "does it come on during A REGEN" The car was a 1.8 like mine so please tell what is a regen, thanks ANT.

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    hi mate well what iv bein told it is when your dpf cloggs up and the car dose a "regen" were it burns off all the soot and then stops so people say its every 2 tanks or what ever but i dono i just saying what iv bein told but iv got told this mind you but he was a member and he sounded like he knew his s**t hope this helps

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    thanks bangty and how do I know when it does this

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    The regen is the cleaning of the Diesel Particulate filter (dpf) on diesel engine cars. If yours is a 1.8, its a petrol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RobertHayman View Post
    The regen is the cleaning of the Diesel Particulate filter (dpf) on diesel engine cars. If yours is a 1.8, its a petrol.
    true did see that bit oops soz m8 .well mine pumps out loads of smoke then stops but with a petrol i dono mines a diesel soz agen m8

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    Quote Originally Posted by RobertHayman View Post
    The regen is the cleaning of the Diesel Particulate filter (dpf) on diesel engine cars. If yours is a 1.8, its a petrol.
    yes this what I thought, but in the thread I read it was quite clear the question was about a petrol, that what confused me,,,,,,,,thanks Rob.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bangty 1 View Post
    true did see that bit oops soz m8 .well mine pumps out loads of smoke then stops but with a petrol i dono mines a diesel soz agen m8
    no worries mate

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    well i dono im lost m8 but id say i was right bout the burning off the soot bit but with a diesel but petrol cant help soz (did try lol)

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