VAG DISESEL PARTICULATE FILTERS
Courtesy of David Bodily Volkswagen Technical Support Specialist
Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF)
Detailed below is important information outlining the function and features of the Diesel Particulate filter which all members of your team need to be aware of...
There's numerous threads of people asking for pictures of the various colours the new ibiza's available in so it made sense to create a single post with them all in.
If you need a touch up paint for any of these colours, or just want the code, then Click Here (takes you to the Seat Accessories...
Information originally compiled by ibizasc-chris
(my notes in red) (Alt. bulb code in blue)
extract from the manual.
Double Headlamps: Bocanegra / Cupra / FR / Sport / SE / Ecomotive
Dipped beam - H7 Long Life How To: Guide
Main Beam - H7
Sidelights - 2x W5W Long Life 501 How To: Guide...
This isn't that difficult, time consuming, took me maybe 3 hours to remove and replace as an amateur (tbh, took slightly longer but that's because I had extra time figuring it out)
This is on a 5dr but I don't see the being much/any difference between the versions, perhaps the 3dr might have 1...
6J3 945 095 M
6J3 945 096 M
6J3 945 095 L
6J3 945 096 L
6J3 945 095 K
6J3 945 096 K
(Difference between K and L versions: one has the foglight on the left, one has the fog light on the right, although seems to be that only the M is now available, Will look into this and...
Doesn't seem too far off mine tbh.
70mph on the motorway will see 45-48 usually, condition dependant.
Slow down a bit, 65mph doesn't take noticeably longer but returns 50-55 and a leisurely 60mph down the m1 (with intermittant 55's) will get me upto 60mpg for the sake of 15-20 minutes... works...
I had a similar experience a month or two back.
A thorough investigation (well, a mini maglight and several pairs of eyes at the side of donny racecourse) couldn't find anything and we put it down to water getting up into the engine bay. I've had no issues or recurrences since.
Yep, plug it in, needs enabling with VagCom (something I've still(!) not got around to doing (can't justify the dealership wanting £80 for it) but even without, the 3.5mm aux and usb power still work so I can charge my phone and listen to it at the moment!
Sounds like you'd benefit from reading this thread http://seatcupra.net/forums/showthread.php?t=263734
In short, forget about gears and think about revs/engine temp when regening... tl:dr you need to keep your revs between 2000-2500 whilst the dpf light is on, preferably on cruise control, but...
From what I recall, the warning light light only comes on when the engine is too hot, almost game over too hot (?)
Those prices seem a bit steep for a cambelt & pump change... Mine was only £300 for the lot, ~450€
Most of the cost in changing the waterpump (+/- cambelt) is the labour...
I'd advise against it on one key reason.
The 205s wont protect your alloys from kerbing, whereas the 215s will.
Learnt this lesson the hard way when I thought it'd be a handy cost saving by getting the 205s