Does Peugeot 407 have a DPF?

Does Peugeot 407 have a DPF?

This article details how to fill the reservoir with additive of particulate filter (DPF on the Peugeot 407 HDI). This additive is necessary for the proper functioning of the DPF. I put first the functioning of the DPF; This will allow better understanding of maintenance related.

What happens if I remove diesel particulate filter?

While it’s not illegal to remove a car’s DPF, it is illegal to drive without it if one should be fitted. Removing the filter doesn’t affect the car’s performance, and some motorists even state they achieve better fuel economy and engine performance without one.

How do you remove the particulate filter on a diesel?

If you get a warning light showing that the filter’s blocked, it should be possible to complete an active regeneration cycle and clear the warning light by driving for 10 minutes or so at speeds over 40mph.

How to remove the DPF filter from a Peugeot?

First of all we physically remove the troublesome filter, we only remove the internal core and the outer DPF chamber is left in place along with all sensors, therefore the vehicle will still appear to have a DPF fitted and the vehicle will appear unmodified, which helps for resale value etc.

What happens if you dont have a diesel particulate filter?

Since 2014, any diesel vehicle missing a diesel particulate filter will automatically fail its MOT. The Guardian newspaper revealed that thousands of drivers have been caught without a DPF fitted to their vehicles. However, some MOT stations are posting on their websites that they can beat the visual MOT DPF check.

Is there a way to unblock the DPF filter?

You may have heard that you can regenerate a DPF Filter by giving the car a run down the motorway. This rarely works because the car filter is so badly blocked that a replacement may seem to be the only remedy. Here’s how I permanently unblocked the DPF on my Vauxhall Zafira (and other diesel cars too)

What’s the additive tank in a Peugeot DPF?

Peugeot vehicles are also fitted with an Additive tank that holds EOLYS fluid, this fluid is injected into the fuel tank and helps the combustion of the captured soot inside the filter (regeneration).