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Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-18-2014, 12:45 PM
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Posted By compu_85
Studies have found that new direct injection gas...

Studies have found that new direct injection gas cars put out a bunch of PM - something that wasn't noticed before and is much higher than what comes out of the tailpipe of a DPF equipped diesel.
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Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-18-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,872
Posted By compu_85
Wait until emissions regulations on gas cars...

Wait until emissions regulations on gas cars catch up. Soon enough they'll need particle traps as well.

-J
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-07-2014, 06:45 PM
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Views: 1,872
Posted By compu_85
I just did the 50,000 mile service on our Passat....

I just did the 50,000 mile service on our Passat. Over the last 10k miles it used 2.5 gallons of DEF / Adblue. Cost to replenish? $12. Yes, that works out to $0.0012 per mile.

The sky is not...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-21-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,872
Posted By compu_85
The Jetta and Passat both have a DPF. The Passat...

The Jetta and Passat both have a DPF. The Passat uses SCR. The Jetta has a DeNOx cat and a H2S filter. That extra filter needing to be regenerated is why they use more fuel.

Here's the fuelly of...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-21-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,872
Posted By compu_85
The Passat's engine is somewhat different....

The Passat's engine is somewhat different. Different HPFP, intercooler, and injectors. Of course the exhaust / emissions system is quite different too.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-21-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By compu_85
It uses more fuel and runs the exhaust a bit...

It uses more fuel and runs the exhaust a bit hotter.

On an unrelated note the Jettas have also had problems with the high pressure fuel pumps and with condensing the post-cat EGR into water which...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-21-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,872
Posted By compu_85
The system is able to test to be sure the correct...

The system is able to test to be sure the correct fluid is in the tank. It needs to be a specific concentration.

Our Passat uses DEF / Adblue. One 5 gallon tank will go about 15,000 miles....
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