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    Angry Help with sourcing a Diesel Particulate Filter

    I have just spent a load of time and money replacing the inlet manifold (worn out swirl flaps) EGR valve (siezed and despite cleaning and WD50 still wouldn't work) and while I was on Timing belt etc. Now with the top end fixed the exhaust has blown itself into bits and I need a new front pipe and Diesel Particulate Filter. My car as you will have guessed by now is a 1.9 CDTI 150 SRI Estate You have to laugh on the most depressing day of the year (and that's official).

    VX are quoting £1171.28 for the front pipe and DPF.

    Has any one found these parts cheaper or does anyone know if you can remove the DPF and just stick a bit of straight through pipe in. I don't fly so my carbon footprint is already very low .

    Drew, (sick as a turkey on thanksgiving)

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    holy st! I think your best bet is going to be a breakers' yard, AFAIK there's no way to remove a DPF from a running car that should have one.

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    Is there any sensors on it? Maybe a pressure sensor?

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    I think so it can measure a pressure differntial across it on the diagnostics so I guess it has

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    Yikes! I know it wasn't well when we meet at the NE meet, but what's caused the exhaust to blow itself to bits?

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    If you could fool the ECM into thinking the (present) DPF didn't need a regen then you could fit a straight through pipe, safely in the knowledge that an active regen won't happen......


    I'm not saying you should, but the possibility is there.

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    Better call Mark, he'll know if you can bypass the lot.

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    sorry but does your glow plug light keep flashing as i have the same model as you

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    Duncan, I was suspecting it might be choked but had my fingers crossed it would regenerate its self once the other bits were fixed. It ran like a dream the day after the manifold was fixed but then back to being bad the day after. I checked the egr and that was goosed, tried to get it working but it kept going into limp mode. 2 miles from the dealers after picking up the new egr the car stopped, no power, I replced the egr on the road side fired it up and the exhaust blew apart. Don't know why but I can't stop laughing.....

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