Diesel particulate filters, or DPFs, are an important part of diesel emissions systems. They help to remove soot and ash from the exhaust, which can cause problems if not cleaned regularly. If you don’t clean your DPF regularly, it can cost you thousands of dollars in unscheduled downtime and repairs.
DPFs need to be cleaned regularly in order to function properly. There are several ways of cleaning the DPF, one is to use a DPF cleaning machine. This machine uses a high-pressure water jet to clean the filter, removing all the built-up soot and ash.
another way is you clean your DPF manually. This involves removing the filter from the vehicle and cleaning it with a brush or vacuum cleaner. Make sure to remove all the built-up soot and ash before reinstalling the filter.
The best way is to use one of our diesel laptops to preform the DPF cleaning using computer technology.
Cleaning your DPF is an important part of keeping your diesel emissions system running smoothly. Make sure to clean it regularly using either a DPF cleaning machine or manual methods.
There is no one-size-fits-all answer to the question of how often to clean a diesel particulate filter. Some factors that will influence how often a DPF needs to be cleaned include the manufacturer’s specification, engine condition, duty cycle, and type of lube oil used. Most DPF retrofit manufacturers recommend cleaning the diesel particulate filter once per year or about every 1000 hours of engine operation.
DPF technology requires proper maintenance to ensure the filters adequately perform their role as a means of reducing emissions, improving fuel economy and helping trucks run quieter.
When diesel particulate in the exhaust stream continually builds up in the DPF, it restricts system flow and creates significant back pressure. This leads to a number of issues, including:
Low vehicle power.