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Old 31-05-13, 07:57
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Hello, I`m a new member, just having bought a 2008 Leisuredrive converted Transporter T26 84 TDI SWB.
With regard to which engine oil to use, could someone advise me as to how to determine whether my van has a DPF.
Is a good oil such as Castrol Magnetec not suitable?
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Les.
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Old 31-05-13, 08:03
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I'd take it to a garage and have them use the correct oil, the guys I use have many diffrent types and say the newer engines are very oil specific
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Old 31-05-13, 08:22
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I believe that DPF's were fitted as standard to all T5's from 2006 onwards.
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Old 31-05-13, 08:31
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No mine has no dpf it's a 1.9 08 reg
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Old 31-05-13, 08:37
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mines a 2007 2.5 with dpf
its got a sticker at top of windscreen above driver saying so
i know you might of had a screen replacement or the sticker removed
but i would look there first buddy
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Old 31-05-13, 08:42
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Only 2.5 have dpf not fitted to any 1.9 t5s oil type n grade should be listed in service book dependant on fixed service or milage service if not its on a sticker under drivers side lower dash near pedals along with ya paint code n other stuff

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Old 31-05-13, 19:39
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Thanks for your comments. Just had a look under the van at the exhaust pipe. There`s the big silencer half way back and another bomb shaped expansion in the pipe just behind the engine ---- so am I right in thinking that`s the Diesel Particulate Filter?
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Old 31-05-13, 19:48
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Thanks for your comments. Just had a look under the van at the exhaust pipe. There`s the big silencer half way back and another bomb shaped expansion in the pipe just behind the engine ---- so am I right in thinking that`s the Diesel Particulate Filter?
if u have a 19 it wont have 1 that sounds more like the cat
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Old 31-05-13, 20:02
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Has it got pipes coming from it . It will be the cat
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Old 31-05-13, 20:09
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I`ve a feeling I`m about to show my ignorance, but I thought only petrol engined cars had catalytic converters.
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