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TDI (Diesel) Emissions This is a discussion about emissions from TDI's. Pro's cons of Diesels (including biodiesel) effects on the environment and how they compare to Gasoline and other fuel sources for Internal combustion engines.

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Old October 9th, 2016, 11:01   #586
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Model Year: 2009
Model: Jetta Sportwagen
Tranny: DSG
Miles: 166500
Oil Ash Volume: 210 ml
Oil Type: Mobil-1 ESP 5w30
Avg MPG 35-ish
State: GA

Additional VCDS (version 16.8.2) data points:
4.2g Soot (calc)
0.0g Soot (meas)
1 Requested Regens
2.4l Fuel consumption since last regen
30km distance since last regen
48 time since last regen (minutes)

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My P0401 (EGR insufficient flow) code/check-engine light has now been on constantly for probably the last 30K miles/18 months. Soot at tail pipe. Pretty certain DPF is cracked.

Back in late spring or so I had a month+ where car was doing extended 30+ minute regens multiple times per week (~250 miles avg weekly commute) -- this was quite concerning given dieselgate fiasco/uncertainty. I do NOT know if this is related, but I fixed a P2015 error code with the Diesel Geek motor stop insert early in the summer. For many months now regens have thankfully been much more normal; no more worryingly long ones, nor excessively frequent.

Any speculation if or how these could be related?
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Old October 9th, 2016, 11:05   #587
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270K miles on an '09. Ecm showing 379mL.... !

Wonder if that's accurate? Mostly because it's cracked. But then I've been dumping so much optilube it's almost pointless to stop for diesel....
And we now have an official winner, folks!
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