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those codes are part of the dpf system and stored due to blockage and needs a regen so wont prevent a regen ie some codes do prevent it like coolant faults or engine timing etc where those codes are for the filter and regen process and sometimes a good ragging for 20 miles will clear it all get it back happy again,, or a forced regen and add cataclean dpf cleaner in fuel tank would help raise the temps in the exhaust ie the hotter the exhaust gets the more effective the regens are,,, i know its bloody pain such a bad design,, also you should after doing all this change the oil and filter as when the block they keep trying to regen and if not enough heat they will wash unburnt diesel in to the sump on blow past on piston rings,,, this hurts the timing chains and other parts a lot if not done,,, hence why i always say delete them drop a good map on them and enjoy them more,
 

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Hi Mike

Thanks.

Before my trip, i have cleaned DPF with TUNAP, in pro garage service.Cleaned EGR,MAP, and inlet manifold, all cleaned and prepared for my trip( 900km).
After 400km (270km out of city)DPF light was on, and this is the first time to see it.For past 2.000 km i did not have any DPF light.
My OIL have just 2.000km.


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below link good read also when the filters come to near end of life no cleaner works with moving the red coloured super fine dust that is the residue of burning the soot, there are hgv dpf cleaning companies who use pressure and heat off the truck/car to force them clean, ford, psa. volvo all put a 75.000 miles replace as service items based on cars that are driven above 2k everywhere as heat and constant pressure keeps them working freely,, trouble is that destroy fuel economy in the real world,
 

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Hi

Today i have visit garage, where DPF was cleaned.
No errors, last regen was at my trip, and DPF light is off,because of regen.
They have done one more regen, via their obd device, 30 km trip, and all was ok.
Will try TUNAP fuel regeneration assist, to see if there is some positive things.

Carly is MUST HAVE ,for this DPF problematic systems.




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Hi Xenon,

I'm sorry to hear you went through all these; it's true that DPF is a pain, but it all starts from buying a diesel in the first place for a city car. I didnt new it back then and the dealer didnt even mention this when I was buying, which is a shame because I would still buy a MINI but just a petrol one. Diesels are for those who do highway trips, or at least a highway trip once a week. For all the others, indeed monitoring your DPF is a must. Mike's autocom solution is much better for an overall control of the car (and error spotting etc etc.), but indeed if you want something very portable that connects to your phone ONLY for DPF regen, then Carly is a very good monitoring tool.

Welcome to the club of constant monitoring! :)

P.S. I exaggerate a bit, because once you get used to the mile count it needs a regen it's only a monitoring e.g once every 10 days or 2 weeks.
 

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Hi Minimed

Please, send me link, or exact model of your Carly adapter.

I think thet 300 km, is maximum for city driving , without DPF light.







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Please, send me link, or exact model of your Carly adapter.

I think thet 300 km, is maximum for city driving , without DPF light.
Visit their website and choose your country, brand etc.


I think they only have a single universal adapter now anyway, but when I bought it myself, it was an earlier generation, different for iPhone and Android (or so I think).

Yes, the figure you're quoting is about right, although I tend to take my car for a regeneration based on its soot level being monitored at just below a reported level of 15.5-16g of soot. It's far from a DPF light turning on (I think I've read that's at about 22-24grams - although never experienced it myself so I can't say), and a safe and convenient limit for me that also gives me at least two weeks of city driving from a cleared DPF to that level (based on my conditions - driving, kilometers etc.) point after which I just take my car for a ride down the A3 (an excuse to do some miles and visit friends in Guildford). Regardless, after I understood how the car works now I do not rush to regenerate it, but simply observe if the car has asked for a regeneration (you can see it under "Regeneration Status" - if it is "4.00" it asked for one just now, if it is "1.00" it asked for one last time but conditions were not met - "6.00" means it actually regenerates now). But yes, if DPF is your only concern it does a good job and it's very portable and convenient controlling it from your phone (expensive though given you pay for the app and adapter about £100). But an overall all round better tool is that suggested by Mike, autocom.

Hope this helps!
 
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