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    Hi All,

    CAr has done 2 regens in last 6 months and the last one caused quite a considerable amount of smoke from under car....... is this sign on way out?

    Cheers!!!

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    2 regens in six months mine does 1 or 2 a month think maybe there's s fault with it

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    Tbh it would depend on what kind of driving you do bud......do you do alot of town/city driving?

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    Quote Originally Posted by John IS3 View Post
    Tbh it would depend on what kind of driving you do bud......do you do alot of town/city driving?
    Mixture and not exactly miss daisy either. The smoke was the worrying part!

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    That's what the regen is all about mate......it burns of all of the soot particles built up in the DPF.

    It uses extra diesel there for you will get alot of smoke

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    Quote Originally Posted by John IS3 View Post
    That's what the regen is all about mate......it burns of all of the soot particles built up in the DPF.

    It uses extra diesel there for you will get alot of smoke
    Smoke comes from under middle of car not the usual black stuff either!

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    Sorry fella I misread your post

    Have you checked the exhaust system for leaks? Failing that it may point towards a blocked dpf

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    Yes no obvious leaks. Any remedies to fix without replacing?

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    Do you have any oil leaks as the DPF gets very hot especialy if its sitting still doing a regen.

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    Nothing drastic. No oil puddles after its stood for a while. Might see if anyone got ramps I could borrow and take tray off?!

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