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Re: MOT failure on emissions on 2002 1.5 DCI Clio
When a Diesel is driven gently particles build up in the exhaust system, when they rev it on the smoke test this is blown out and the car fails the test, I always give mine a good thrashing before taking it in and it's always been under 1 a fill with Shell Optimax Diesel or what ever its called helps, but personally I think that the test is wrong why you should you have to do this.
Who would design a vehicle that falls over when you stop?
If you find a fix for your problem please let us know it will help others.
Ralph Nr Fleetwood NW UK.
Currently in Ralph's garage:
Clio 15 DCi 80, Kawasaki W800, Yamaha MT-07, LMS 5MT 3 1/2 inch Gauge.