DPF filters are typically made of a ceramic honeycomb-style substrate that can filter out tiny soot particles without creating a large restriction in the overall exhaust flow. The filter will trap soot particles till it reaches capacity and the restriction level becomes too high. The filter then goes through a process called regeneration or regen.
OTR Diagnostics is your new go-to diagnostic tool for repairs. You can use OTR diagnostics to connect, read fault codes, generate a report, and perform advanced commands such as resetting fault codes, resetting aftertreatment systems, and performing forced DPF regens on most engine makes and models.
You need to properly prepare your truck for downtime. In this blog post, we will be sharing our insight on how downtime affects your truck(s) and what you can do to make sure that when you come back to it you aren’t facing any issues.
What Happens to Your Aftertreatment System (DOC/DPF/SCR) When it Gets Contaminated With Fuel, Oil, or Coolant?
What happens to your Aftertreatment system (DOC/DPF/SCR) when it gets contaminated with fuel, oil, or coolant?
If the soot level is low, can I still perform a forced DPF regen with the OTR Reset Tool? Yes, the OTR Reset Tool will allow you to start a forced DPF regen no matter what the soot level is.