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by: motorvationsaab | March 10, 2014

Key Transponder. Price Change

New Change

Having recently had a price offer on Saab transponders, Saab have now the price again. We have the price that we can offer by the amount as the price change.

you have only one remote for Saab 9-3, and you lose or it you will end up with a VERY bill !

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by: motorvationsaab | January 9, 2014

Particle Filter ( DPF ) test now of MOT.

The Department of transport has changes to the Mot test for this regarding Diesel Particle ( DPF ) . In essence, the DPF has to be functioning correctly. If the DPF has removed the car will automatically the Mot.

Unfortunately we are aware of who have been to garages the DPF has been removed and the car apparently to make it think the filter is there. Whilst it is not illegal to the filter, removal does make it an to use the vehicle on the road under the vehicles (Construction and Use) (Regulation 61a(3))1. The potential for failing to comply with 61a are fines of up to £1,000 for a car or £2,500 for a goods vehicle.

As a note of warning !

We have across several cases of filters being fitted to Whilst we can t condemn all aftermarket out of hand we have had many with them ranging insufficient gas flow to them out usually within weeks of been fitted. Beware.

Cheap is Cheap.

I have the DOT statement below.

Garages and stations will be required for a diesel particulate filter in the inspection of the exhaust system as of the MOT test (or annual test for vehicles) from February

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The vehicle will automatically the MOT test if the filter had been as standard but is found to be no longer

The filter works by trapping particulate matter from gases. This type of helps meet European standards, improving air quality and standards.

Some firms offer to remove the filter, claiming it improve the economy. But it is an offence to a vehicle that has been this way, as it will no meet the emissions standards the car when it was approved for sale in the UK.

Minister Robert Goodwill

I am very concerned that are being modified in a way that is detrimental to people’s health and the hard work car manufacturers taken to improve emissions It has become apparent the government had to to clarify the position on particulate removal given the unacceptable impact on air quality.

This change to the MOT tests it clear – if you have this removed from your car it fail the test.

The filters to be ‘regenerated’ regularly through the soot to gas at a very high leaving behind a residue. If not out properly, regeneration can lead to a up of soot, which can affect This has led to some diesel owners opting to remove the which makes their car for road use.

More can be found via the ‘Diesel particulate guidance note which be updated to reflect the changes to the MOT

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