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      01-17-2012, 04:48 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by TMP View Post
Yeap, the VW DPF's rely on temps being raised by normal driving - they are passive. They dont initiate a 'regen' as ours do and raise the temperture via the ecu.

I mate had a leon and he often had to take it for a 20 min mway drive to clear the DPF warning light. Burning that much fuel kinda defeats the point of owning a diesel.

quite a good article here and sounds like a common problem (not for BM owners luckily)
Didn't know that! Good bit of info.
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