23 Aug, 10

DPF Removal | DPF Problems | Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) Delete

DPF Removal
DPF Removal Services With A Lifetime Warranty!
Having a blocked diesel particulate filter has become a very common problem on modern Diesel vehicles. We can solve DPF Problems at a very low cost and permanently with a custom DPF Filter Removal session.

HAVING DPF PROBLEMS?

WANT A QUOTE OR EVEN JUST SOME FRIENDLY ADVICE? – CALL US TODAY ON 0844 847 9999

Being the most experienced DPF specialists in the country, we have teamed up with World leading DPF Filter manufacturers to offer the best replacement filters at the very best prices. We also offer DPF Chemical cleaning sessions unlike any other company in the UK and guarantee to beat any quotes. Below we have listed the various options available to you if you have a DPF Light On or you’re experiencing DPF Problems. If you’re unsure which option would best suit your needs, please call us to discuss – we are happy to answer any questions you might have.

Sinspeed’s Current DPF Solutions

How Much Are You Expected To Pay On Average For DPF Repairs?

Ignoring the warning lights and allowing the diesel particulate (soot) loading to continue to build up will lead to complete failure of the Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF). Most companies will see the DPF Blocked try to regenerate the filter but you can expect the problem to come back – by which point a replacement can cost anything from £800 – £2500 + Labour. These are dealer prices as standard aftermarket (copy) parts are not recommended. After replacing the DPF you will need to reset the ECU which is an additional charge, normally between £45 – £150.

How Can SINSPEED Help Reduce This Cost & What Are The Options?

There’s more than one way to resolve the issues with the DPF system:

DPF Filter Blocked
If you’re experiencing DPF Problems then we offer a cost-effective chemical cleaning session which takes just 1 day to complete and comes with a no-quibble 6 month warranty. We’re so confident in our solution that if the DPF does fail again within 6 months, we will offer to clean it again under warranty or if damaged beyond repair, contribute towards the cost of replacing the filter. It is far more affective than “forced regenerations” and will save you damaging your DPF system and having to pay out for costly replacement parts.

Our Blocked DPF Solution

Most of our customers prefer to have the DPF removed entirely. We can offer a very affordable DPF Delete service whereby we reprogram the vehicles Engine Control Module (ECM) also known as the Engine Control Unit (ECU) so that you no longer have warning lights being lit up on your dash and at the same time save on fuel costs and gain extra power out of the engine as the DPF system restricts the natural flow of exhaust gasses. Reprogramming the ECU will also eliminate the possibility of the engine running into LIMP Mode caused by the DPF system.

The DPF-Delete session will be just the programming part using our very own bespoke dpf removal software, but we also offer a complete DPF Filter Removal service at very affordable prices and with warranties.

Both options are very affordable here at Sinspeed, for a quote today just call us on 0844 847 9999

Will a Particulate Filter Removal Cause Me To Fail An MOT?

From February 2014 the law is changing to include the visual inspection of the Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) during your MOT inspection. Although our services are very discreet and our smoke-correction ensures the vehicle won’t smoke, we are offering our removal sessions as an “Off-Road” service.

Warning – Cheap DPF Removal Companies

Some companies & mobile agents use “Automated DPF-Deletion” software. It’s easier for them because they can simply plug a laptop into your car, download the ECU data.. run it through the software and then write it back to the ECU. What the software does is using pre-set parameters, it attempts to scan & detect all DPF file structures that are known to the software and delete them accordingly.

So what’s the problem with this? – Simply put, this software fails to remove 100% of the DPF file structure on even the simplest of ECU’s and in result of this you will be left with data corruption / errors and problems (if not immediately) then in the months to follow. Further to this, no other company in the whole of the UK & possibly Europe currently offers a Smoke-Correction Service (Many are incapable of carrying out this specialist procedure). We include this so you get complete peace of mind.

What we do is unique, we download the ECU data and manually flow through the 1000’s of data strings to locate, modify & delete all DPF-related data structure strings. This is the ONLY sure way to delete a DPF system completely without problems occurring but we don’t stop their, we then go on to carry out a smoke-correction service – This will ensure the vehicle will NOT smoke. No other company offers this service!!

Commonly Asked Questions

  • Will removing the dpf affect my engine?
    Removing the filter will increase airflow and allow the engine and turbo to perform better with less strain, thereby increasing the life expectancy – a positive affect
  • Will my dpf warning lights go out after removal?
    Providing there are no other faults on the vehicle, all warning lights should go out.
  • Can you offer an egr removal at the same time?
    Yes! We can definitely offer an EGR removal at the same time and it will work out much cheaper doing them both together, check out our EGR Removal article for more information
  • I’ve been told I need a new FAP, is this the same thing?
    Yes it’s just a fancy acronym for Filtre à particules and is the term used on most Peugeot, Citroen, Renault and Ford vehicles.
  • Can you do a dpf removal and remap?
    Ofcourse! Removing the DPF will allow your engine and turbo to breath better and produce more power with less struggle and now would be the perfect time to throw in a remap and really unlock your vehicles true potential – maximising on any power and economy gains.

Common Vehicles Affected By The On-Going DPF Problems

The DPF system is fitted to a wide range of cars and in fact is being installed on almost all new Diesel engines so the problem will in future become more and more common, however, at this moment in time we’ve put together a small list of the most common cars which we’re having to deal with on a weekly basis suffering from the DPF problems.

  • Alfa Romeo Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems
  • Audi Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems
  • BMW & Mini Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems
  • Citroen Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems
  • Chevrolet Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems
  • Fiat Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems
  • Ford Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems
  • Honda Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems
  • Hyundai Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems
  • Jaguar Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems
  • Kia Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems
  • Lancia Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems
  • Mazda Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems
  • Mercedes Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems
  • Nissan Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems
  • Opel Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems
  • Peugeot Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems
  • Renault Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems
  • Saab Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems
  • Seat Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems
  • Skoda Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems
  • Toyota Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems
  • Vauxhall Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems
  • Volkswagen Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems
  • Volvo Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems

Vehicle Handbook Advice

If you’re buying a new or fairly new diesel car with the DPF system fitted then it’s crucial that you read the relevant sections of the vehicles information handbook so that you understand exactly what actions are advised to take by your manufacturer as advice may vary depending on the vehicle.

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131 thoughts on “DPF Removal | DPF Problems | Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) Delete
  • how much will it cost to remove a dpf off a long wheel base mercedes sprinter 311 2008yr
    and re map

    • Hi Andi

      Thanks for the enquiry,

      We have sent you an email, if you could kindly respond with your postal code we can send over a customised quotation.

      Kind Regards

      Jason
      SINSPEED

  • Hi friends, I would like to know how much it costs me to erase the dpf of the mahindra xuv500 ECU??

    thank you very much in advance

    • Hi Charly

      Thanks for the enquiry,

      We have sent you an email with pricing for the DPF Delete as requested.

      Kind Regards

      Jason
      SINSPEED

  • Please can you give we info about dpf removal on citroen c5 2008 and relevant ecu program. .

    • Hi Andrew

      Thanks for the enquiry,

      We’ve sent you an email, please respond with your postal code for a customised quotation.

      Kind Regards

      Jason
      SINSPEED

  • Hi

    I would like a price for egr delete, dpf removal and delete and a engine remap on a 2010 vw tiguan 4motion 2.0 tdi (170)

    Many thanks

    • Hi Wayne

      Thanks for the enquiry,

      We have sent you an email, please respond to the email with your postal code so that we can accurately quote you for the removal of the DPF filter.

      Kind Regards

      Jason
      SINSPEED

  • Hello,how much it would cost ECU software delete. DPF filter has been removed and need to change the ECU. My car is bmw e60 535d 272bhp

    • Hi Dainius

      Thanks for the enquiry,

      We have sent you an email, please respond with your postal code for a customised quotation.

      Kind Regards

      Jason
      SINSPEED

  • LC 4.5L dsl engines – can you assist with DPF removal and reprogramming of eCU.
    Engine code 1VD-FTV . 4500CC Diesel.

    • Hi Rohit

      Thanks for the enquiry,

      We have sent you an email requesting a little more information like your location and the year of the vehicle. Kindly respond to the email so that we can customise a quotation for you.

      Kind Regards

      Jason
      SINSPEED

    • Hi Steve

      Thanks for the enquiry,

      I have sent you an email for the Ford Focus 1.6TDCi DPF Removal with full information and pricing.

      Kind Regards

      Jason
      SINSPEED

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