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Hi all!

One of the things that my Van ( G 1.7 diesel ) failed it's mot on was emissions. Any ideas how I can reduce them to get through the mot, or where I should be looking.

Air filter looks clean, and I've just bought a bottle of diesel redex as it claims to reduce emissions.

Any help appreciated

Steve
 

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didnt the garge tell you that if it failed???? i would have thought a gd service would clear it up
 

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Drop the oil and replace with synthetic, fit a new oil filter, put some 'millers' diesel additive into your fuel tank and take it for a good thrash before the re-test.
 

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they test emissions hence why you get a sheet with your emissions on? :sus:

they cant test things like the cat in the exhaust system tho
 

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Yeah I think they do test the emissions now, recent thing tho I believe.

Wouldn't have thought they could apply it retrospectively to older cars tho?...

Well, they showed me the printout anyway, and said the 4's should be 3's basically, but I was in a big rush, so didn't look too much.

Have got some rede to pop in, doing an air/oil filter change this weekend, and hopefully that'll get it. I'll let you know how it goes.

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Changed the oil and filter, popped in some redex, a tank of Ultimate Diesel, and it went through no problems. Cheers guys

Steve
 
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