Monthly Archives: December 2015

X5 DPF filter

X5 DPF filter

Today at beechmotorworks we had a 2010 BMW X5 diesel come in with a warning stating that the DPF filters needed to be replaced. Upon further diagnosis there is a preset service interval set by the manufacturer that can end up costing the client upwards of $10000.00 in parts alone and does not even allow the client to have the filters tested or serviced; the dealer themselves cannot override this warning. At beechmotorworks we have the technology to be able to service and/or clean these filters. We forgot to mention, these filters are built into the vehicles exhaust system. We are then able to test the filters flow rate before and after the service. In this instance the filters were operating at 100%. Our German diagnostic partners were then able to write new software enabling us to regenerate the filter settings and give the client another 250000km on their existing filters without replacement. Our total repair cost was under $800.00 including tax. Needless to say the client was ver ... read more

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