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Old 25-08-11, 07:21 PM   #1
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This is my first post so please be forgiving if I ask questions that have been previously posted

I have searched for the answer to my following question but cannot find anything satisfactory

After being an ardent supporter of Honda I am now seriously looking at purchasing my first Peugeot

I have my eyes on the above subject 308 HDI EGC model (2010 year) but one thing that is of paramount importance to me is:

Can I use 100% biodiesel ???

Has anyone on the forum any advice before I go and make the plunge??

I thank you all in advance
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Old 25-08-11, 07:26 PM   #2
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Can I use 100% biodiesel ???
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Has anyone on the forum any advice before I go and make the plunge??
Yes, don't use more than 30% Bio is the official line.
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Old 25-08-11, 07:35 PM   #3
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Yes, don't use more than 30% Bio is the official line.
Thanks Chopper - that is a blow - was so looking forward to enjoying the Peugeot

Appreciate your help tho

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Old 26-08-11, 10:22 PM   #4
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Thanks Chopper - that is a blow - was so looking forward to enjoying the Peugeot

Appreciate your help tho

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Hi Chopper
Hope you don't mind me coming back to you

Further my earlier question - looks like I will be using B30 (still hankering for the 308 HDI EGC)

I presently drive approximately 10K miles on an anual basis - not particularly long journeys - pretty rural area I live in

Having researched the dreaded subject of DPF (this filter being new to me as I have always had petrol cars) - I am a liitle worried about the repeated problems that such a large number of guys have had (and are having)

I have again tried a search on the forum but not really come up with any direct guidance on the subject

Question is:
Considering my mileage and type of running around i do - do you know of any inherent or repeated problems with the DPF on the subject 308?

Can you direct me to any specific link that may help me?

Thanks and Regards
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Old 26-08-11, 10:46 PM   #5
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Dont matter what car you buy with a DPF your looking at trouble at some point unless you buy a new car every 2 years and then there is no guarantee .

I have a 407 had dpf problem opted to have it removed but still having major problems with the garage that did the job considering court action now as most will say garages are alright till they have your ready`s then its damn hard to rectify anything .
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Dont matter what car you buy with a DPF your looking at trouble at some point unless you buy a new car every 2 years and then there is no guarantee .

I have a 407 had dpf problem opted to have it removed but still having major problems with the garage that did the job considering court action now as most will say garages are alright till they have your ready`s then its damn hard to rectify anything .
Problem seems Nige - are there any recent diesels out there that do NOT have a DPF?

I have been scouring the web but do not seem to come up with anything
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Old 26-08-11, 10:53 PM   #7
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There are some that dont have it best to ask dealer before purchase .

the 407 the x-line and zenith dont have it some lancers dont have it .

The DPF system is fitted to a wide range of cars and in fact is being installed on almost all new Diesel engines so the problem will in future become more and more common, however, at this moment in time we've put together a small list of the most common cars which we’re having to deal with on a weekly basis suffering from the DPF system problems:

• Alfa Romeo Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems

• Audi – 1.4 TDI, 1.9 TDI, 2.0 TDI, 2.5 TDI, 2.7 TDI, 3.0 TDI, 4.2 TDI, 5.0 TDI etc. Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems

• BMW & Mini Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems

• Citroen Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems

• Chevrolet Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems

• Fiat Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems

• Ford Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems

• Honda Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems

• Hyundai Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems

• Jaguar Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems

• Kia Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems

• Lancia Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems

• Mazda Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems

• Mercedes Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems

• Nissan Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems

• Opel Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems

• Peugeot Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems

• Renault Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems

• Rover Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems

• Saab Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems

• Seat Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems

• Skoda Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems

• Toyota Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems

• Vauxhall Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems

• Volkswagen Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems

• Volvo Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) problems
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Well at least I am glad that I have come to realise the problems before I went out and took the plunge

Really a pity as I really fancied the little 308

Thanks for your input tho - appreciated
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