DPF Cleaning in Leicester

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Count on The Motor Company for expert DPF cleaning services in Leicester

Diesel vehicles are typically equipped with a diesel particulate filter (DPF) within the exhaust system to reduce the amount of harmful emissions that these cars produce. However, with prolonged use, they can become blocked and stop working optimally. Some important consequences of this range from decreased engine performance to complete engine failure.

That’s why it’s important to approach a reliable DPF cleaner who will ensure that any risks to the overall running of your vehicle are completely minimised. That’s where The Motor Company shines with our professional DPF cleaning services in Leicester, meaning we are both local and close to you and we are a reliable service provider that puts your needs first.

While there may be several DPF cleaning solutions out there, we follow highly comprehensive DPF cleaning services. We ensure your vehicle’s DPF filter is in excellent condition and fulfils its main functions so that your vehicle doesn’t face important problems further down the road.

From ensuring your fuel efficiency is as optimal as possible to getting great engine performance and having a well-functioning exhaust system, having your DPF filter professionally cleaned is a must for any diesel car owner who wants to prolong the longevity of their vehicle.

The DPF clean is £250+vat, there’s a charge to be removed and re-fit. 

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What does our thorough DPF cleaning process entail?

When searching for a local DPF cleaner in Leicester, you need to ensure that you turn to an expert who is highly experienced, skilled and knowledgeable in the DPF cleaning process. And that’s exactly what we at The Motor Company offer each of our customers. With professionalism and expert skill, you can count on us to follow the right processes and use only the best techniques to ensure your DPF filter is working at optimal capacity.

When you visit our garage in Leicester, you can rest assured that you’ll get a high quality outcome. That’s because our DPF cleaning process is highly meticulous and detailed. We don’t skip any steps and we ensure that each step is carried out with utmost skill by our qualified mechanics.

DPF cleaning process

In particular, the DPF cleaning process that we follow includes these steps:

  • Initial inspection

  • Removal of the DPF from its casing (this involves cutting the casing open)

  • Pre-clean weigh

  • Flow test

  • Ultrasonic clean

  • Filter drying process

  • Post-clean weigh

  • Reinsertion of the DPF into its casing and associated welding

  • Post-clean flow test

  • Filter return with a full report

Alex Kowalczuk
Alex Kowalczuk
Excellent customer service. The team were very helpful, friendly, knowledgeable and kept me informed every step of the way. From an RAC recovery they have now gained a customer!
Russ Mayes
Russ Mayes
Car was taken here through RAC very friendly professional staff car was assessed first thing next day work carried out promptly car now runs better than ever will be my go to garage from now on. Had some recent repairs done August 23 very prompt with diagnosis work carried out quickly and to my satisfaction.
Good and quick service
Joan Welsh
Joan Welsh
Good service every time I've been
Charleen Clifford
Charleen Clifford
Great friendly staff.... very helpful in every way ... I highly recommend it to everyone.. Thanks all

Overall, the steps we follow are comprehensive and ensure that we leave nothing to chance when it comes to your vehicle. We ensure that each step is carefully carried out with professionalism to assure you of confidence and peace of mind in the optimal performance of your car.

What can DPF cleaning specialists do for you?

When it comes to having your DPF cleaned, you need to rely on experts to get the job done right. Anything else and you’re risking both the quality of performance of your car overall and potential engine failure. To avoid such situations, contact our DPF cleaning specialists in Leicester.

At The Motor Company, we are a trusted service provider that has years of experience in doing diesel particulate filter cleans. In fact, with over 45 years of experience in the automotive industry, we are a reliable service provider in our local community. And with exceptional overall customer rating scores of 4.8 stars and over 240 positive online reviews, we take great pride in our ability to serve you to the best of our ability.

When you are searching for DPF cleaning specialists in Leicester and the area, count on us to assist you with skill, speed and professionalism. Our specialist and friendly team will be able to answer any questions you may have as well as get the job done at your convenience and in terms of your schedule so that you can enjoy greater confidence and peace of mind in the strong performance of your diesel car. Get in touch with us today! Our team is on standby, ready to help.

Frequently Asked Questions About Our DPF Cleaning Services:

What are the symptoms of a faulty DPF?

The first signs of a faulty DPF include the appearance of a DPF warning light on your dashboard. However, if this is not taken care of at the right time, you may encounter other symptoms such as low engine power, low rev counts, problems in starting your car, black smoke emissions from your exhaust pipe on accelerations, strong diesel fumes in your car, reduced fuel economy and others.

How long does it take to replace a DPF?

The usual time frame for replacing a DPF filter is approximately one hour. However, times can vary depending on the condition of your vehicle, the make and model, its age and other factors.

How long does DPF regeneration take?

It normally takes around one hour to regenerate a DPF filter, although times may vary depending on important factors related to the condition of your car.

How long does it take to clean a DPF?

The standard time frame for cleaning a DPF filter is between 20 and 30 minutes. However, times may vary depending on whether you are doing the cleaning manually or with technology to assist you, which is often used by professional DPF cleaning service providers.

Would I fail my MOT with a blocked DPF?

If your blocked DPF has led to the appearance of a warning light on your dashboard, you will fail your MOT test. Other considerations for MOT failures include a removed DPF filter.

How much does it cost to clean or regenerate a DPF filter?

Different service providers charge different amounts for the DPF cleaning or regeneration process. However, on average, you can expect to pay between £100 to £300 or more. DPF filter regeneration can cost between £160 and £500. It is important to note that prices vary depending on your service provider.

How can I extend the life of my DPF?

Two simple ways to extend the life of your DPF include doing regular oil changes and avoiding adding additives to your fuel, especially if they are likely to cause a negative reaction or damage.

When should I replace my DPF?

You should consider replacing your DPF every 100,000 miles driven. However, you should also regularly check for cracks in the DPF filter, which is an immediate indication that the DPF filter needs to be replaced.

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