P2002 VOLKSWAGEN code

P2002: Diesel Particulate Filter Efficiency Below Threshold Bank 1. When you see trouble code P2002, there’s an issue with the backpressure of your emissions system. This pressure is caused by your diesel particulate filter, or DPF.

Can I drive with code P2002?

When you see the P2002 engine code, it means there’s a problem with your Diesel Particulate Filter’s efficiency. While this code won’t typically affect your ability to drive, it will lower your fuel economy and could lead to overheating.

How do I fix my diesel particulate filter warning?

If you get a warning light showing that the filter’s blocked, it should be possible to complete an active regeneration cycle and clear the warning light by driving for 10 minutes or so at speeds over 40mph.

How do you clean a diesel particulate filter?

Zitat von Youtube: You also want to spray in the opposite direction of the exhaust flow to push the soot and ash back out the way it came if you're using high pressure don't get too close to the cell walls.

What happens when a DPF filter is clogged?

The DPF filter is designed to conduct exhaust fumes out of the car’s engine, so when it is blocked, these fumes cannot leave the engine as quickly. This stops the engine from working to its full capacity and will invariably reduce your fuel efficiency.

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How much does it cost to clean a diesel particulate filter?

How much does it cost to clean a DPF filter?

Low cost Average cost
DPF cleaning $85-$100 $195.50


Can a blocked DPF damage the engine?

Driving the vehicle with a blocked DPF can seriously damage your engine / turbo and it’s not uncommon to have to replace a turbo when the warning light has been ignored for extended periods. The ash residue which remains after successful regeneration cannot be removed and will eventually fill the filter.

How do I fix code P2002?

A large enough leak and affect the air pressure and trigger the sensor, even if your DPF has no issues. Most often, trouble code P2002 is a result of a clogged DPF. You’ll simply need to burn off some of the soot to clear the filter and restore its functionality.

Can I clean my DPF myself?

Another option is to clean it yourself with an additive. With Lindemann’s Total Care Diesel you can clean your DPF yourself. This product lowers the combustion temperature of soot, making it easier to burn. It also contains a very high level of active cleaning agents.