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  1. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi looking for some help diagnosing a problem with my 318D I bought last march. The message I'm getting on the dashboard is "Particle Filter". So far I have took the following steps to try and resolve the issue: 1. Had the Particle Filter (DPF) regenerated The DPF blocked up again a few weeks...
  2. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I have just bought a F30 diesel 2013 automatic. I know I should have bought a petrol due to my driving style but I can't find one that doesn't cost the earth so I've taken the plunge and reluctantly bought a diesel. I have some questions which I was hoping people might be able to answer...
  3. BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    Hi, I am new to this forum and this is my first post. I read in a recent BMW mag that from March 18 some 4 Series petrol engine models will be fitted with a Particulate Filter. In two weeks time I will take delivery of my new 420i Xdrive Sports Gran Coupe Auto and wondered how do I know if such...
  4. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    I am a new member of this impressive forum and hope that someone can provide some guidance. Even though I know the subject of DPF’s have been covered previously I remain VERY confused. I have a X3 2.0d manual 2012. Recently purchased, my driving habits have now been forced to change. It will be...
  5. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, my 1st post on here but have already got lots of very useful information from trawling posts. I have a 2006 5 Series M-Sport Touring (520D) - Pre LCI with 166k on the clock (full service history) which I have had for a couple of months now. I have swapped from a Saab Aero Sportwagon...
  6. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi again everyone I am considering coming back to the fold with an early e60 530D but I am being put off by this weird and wonderful thing called a DPF my driving consists of short very local runs and I understand this spells doom for the DPF, can it be removed and what are the consequences as I...
  7. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All, I just recently bought a BMW and I noticed the DPF warning light appears on my dashboard but it doesn't always appear. When I turn on my car after approximately 45-60 Seconds of driving the symbol appears on my dashboard maybe even after 2-3 mins it appears. when it appears on my...
  8. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I'm after some advice. I've just bought a 2008 330D E91 four days ago and it's falling to pieces. Initially I received a warning light about the front fog light (CC-ID 126) but the front fog lights are both working fine. Then the trouble really started. The car stinks of diesel fumes. Then the...
  9. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I own a BMW 320d, 177bhp, 2008 with 160K Miles on the clock. I have been recently driving it around town and doing a lot of short runs, when recently the orange/ yellow DPF warning light came on the dashboard, I never knew that a 320d had a particulate filter nor have I ever owned a car with...
  10. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hello everyone, About week ago the DPF light came on my BMW. Never had this problem before. I googled the issue and i went to Halfords and bought Wynn DPF cleaner, added to fuel today and i took the car for driving on Motorway for 40 mins, 40 miles in 5th gear with 2000rpm but the light did not...
  11. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I'm from France and I'm looking for some testimonies about troubles with particulate filter (dpf) on 2006 330d engine (231hp). This is what happened with mine, particulate filter failed that caused a fire on engine bay, the issue was a total destruction of the car. After dismantlement...
  12. General BMW Discussions
    I just wondered what the iDrive system is saying in the case where people have DPF problems, as far as the mileage left. Mine was always showing 100,000 miles, which I presume was the maximum, after the car reached 25,000 miles the iDrive showed 90,000. Now on 33,000 and it's still showing the...
  13. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I have seen a couple of adds for a fuel system cleaner which claims to increase the burn temperature which encourages the DPF to regenerate even on shorter journeys. Does anybody have any experience of these products, do they work ? are they safe ? (I am asking because I have not been able to...
  14. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    2007 E60 525d, Intermittent particle filter warning Hello fellow beemer owners, I am a first time BMW owner (Loving it..!) and a first time thread post! Anyway, I recently purchased the above 5 series (ex lease from car supermarket) and has 58k on the clock, car is perfect condition and was...
  15. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    HI. guys I have 2002 march reg 525d manual. can any body tell if it has particulate filter if so where it is. thanks guys John L. PS.IT IS AN E39 MODEL
  16. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    2006 330d m sport/particulate lamp on,been told to take it off jet wash it out and reset lamp? any suggestions?:
  17. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I have just had a Diesel Particulate Filter Malfunction warning initiate on my car. It cleared then came back up. What could be causing it ??? What is best way to repair/clear/confirm if genunie without going to the steelers ??? Any help welcome!
  18. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, will an '06 318D have a particle filter? I can't see any of the necessary pipework under the car and am planning an oil change / flush so a filter would effect my choices. Cheers.
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