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Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by smudge_don, Mar 19, 2010.

  1. smudge_don
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    [Mar 19, 2010]
    Just appeared on my DIS

    Is this something that is covered under a service or does it mean there's a problem with it?
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    [Mar 19, 2010]
    Do you do alot of short/ low speed journeys?
    If so then you need to regenerate the filter by driving at 50/60 mph for at least 15 mins.
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    I do a mix of 5-10min driving with long motorway journeys

    I've got an 80mile motorway trip to make tonight, see if that does anything
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    That will do it mate. It just needs a little time to heat up and regenerate ;)
    I had exactly the same thing on my previous A4. No doubt will experience it again on my current A3.
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    [Mar 20, 2010]
    Well that got rid of it, cheers :)
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