Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF*) FAQ
(*Available only in Diesel varient BS6 vehicles)
DPF or Diesel Particulate Filter is device present in the exhaust system, designed for collecting the particulate matter (PM) from exhaust gas, thereby reducing emissions.
• The DPF periodically burns off the collected PM while driving at high temperature of catalytic converter. When PM is burned off, white smoke may be noticed in the exhaust gas, and average fuel consumption may increase. This is temporary and normal.
PM may be accumulated in catalytic converter when the vehicle is driven in following conditions:
Continuously ignoring the indicator coming on may cause the DPF to be clogged with PM, seriously damaging the DPF and emission control system as well as other related items.
Always use Honda recommended Diesel Engine Oil (ACEA C2/C3)
Always use BS6 diesel fuel
Services at regular interval as per Owner's Manual
The DPF operates at a high temperature. It can set fire on any combustible material that comes near it. Please park the vehicle away from high grass, dry leaves or other flammables.
*Number of Indicators may vary from model to model