diesel particulate filter

DPF ash cleaning retread

Trucks with DPF systems come with a warning light alerting the operator to the need for a cleaning, but many experts believe you shouldn’t wait for a warning light.... Plus: Wild non-commercial load to Cali.

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Guess who CARB’s biggest tipsters are…

According to the L.A. Times, the California Air Resources Board is getting the most help in enforcing its powertrain emissions regs from, well, truckers themselves.

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Webasto, ESW offer emissions package

The two companies are offering their respective diesel-fired heater and particular filter retrofit technology as a package to help fleets take advantage of grant funding.

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How to speak DPF

There’s no need to panic when a DPF light signals routine regeneration — at least in most cases.

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Aftermarket DPF and DOC replacements

The DCL International Roadwarrior Aftermarket On‐Road Diesel Particulate Filter and Diesel Oxidation Catalyst replacements for model years 2007 and newer are direct replacements of OEM parts. Roadwarrior products work with existing OEM temperature and pressure sensors, engine operating parameters and are designed to meet or exceed OEM specifications. In addition, all Roadwarrior parts are newly manufactured and never reconditioned or re‐manufactured. The DOCs contain an all-metallic substrate which ...

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Severe Service

A historic haul, diesel particulate filter cleaning issues, options for the SD line and more severe service information items are featured.

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Oil & 2010 Tech

Most manufacturers have yet to extend change intervals, but oil seems to thrive in the new engines.

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CARB diesel particulate filter deadline approaching

California’s Truck and Bus regulation's first diesel filter deadline is in January 2012.

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DPF Cleaning

Careful DPF maintenance will boost both your uptime and bottom line.

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CARB offers diesel particulate filter credit

By installing a particulate filter early on one truck, a fleet will be able to delay compliance for a second truck in the fleet until Jan. 1, 2017.

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