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    I've just booked my car in to have the fuel consumption looked at and was told on the phone there is currently a recall in effect for Diesel Particulate Filters on some models ... may be worth checking out with your dealer if you have a DPF on your diesel.

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    Haven't all CDTi models got a particulate filter.

    Is there any more details?

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    No ... and no I'm afriad!

    DPF's were only fitted after a certain model year and I don't think (I could be wrong) they rolled it out across all CDTis at once ... I'm not even sure that all brand new CDTi's have one fitted

    I didn't get any more details ... only that my car wasn't in the recall ... sorry!

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    All estates do, All Signums do.

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    A recall number would be good, I'm back at the Vx dealer tonight.

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    Buggar, better check with my dealer then.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CDTi View Post
    All estates do, All Signums do.
    Only after MY06 though???

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    Nope. My 54 plate had one. Caused me no end of grief.

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    Well I never knew that! I'm sure I remember reading a technical bulletin in TIS though that says Signums and the 3.0CDTi Vec will be fitted with a DPF from MY06 ... I'll have to read it again.

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    My dealer is going to check and call me back, so watch this space.

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