VW Polo manuals

Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Diesel particulate filter

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

The diesel particulate filter filters out soot particles in the exhaust gas. The soot particles gather in the filter and are burnt under high temperatures periodically (regeneration). Heat produced can warm the engine.

Regeneration can cause noises, light smells and delay in radiator fan irrespective of the outside temperature, even after the engine is switched off.

To assist the regeneration of diesel particle filter, Volkswagen recommends that you avoid making only short journeys. In vehicles with automatic gearboxes the engine speed can increase while the vehicle is being driven. However, the indicator lamp will not light up.

Observe the following points to ensure that the exhaust system and the diesel particulate filter will work properly for a long time:

Even when the exhaust purification system is working perfectly, there may be a smell of sulphur from the exhaust in some conditions. This depends on the sulphur content of the fuel being used.

Catalytic converter
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsThe catalytic converter is used for exhaust gas post-treatment and helps to reduce exhaust emissions. To help ensure long-ter ...

Practical tips
...

Other materials:

Dust Cloth -VAS6177
Definition: Dust Cloth -VAS6177- Product Description: Dust cloth with extremely effective light adhesive formula for critical cleaning tasks. Unlike traditional dust cloths, this cloth does n ...

Acoustic and optical ParkPilot signals at the rear of the vehicle
Fig. 121 ParkPilot screen display (colour) Fig. 122 ParkPilot screen display (monochrome) First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings  Key for displays   and   Meaning Ⓐ Scanned area ...

Original Products
Paint Products in Service   Note For guarantee and warranty work, Volkswagen AG advises to use only original Volkswagen products or paint supplier products that are approved by the manufacturer according to manufacturer spec ...

© 2016-2024 Copyright www.vwpolo.net