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Old Jan 2nd, 2022, 08:42   #2
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...The V40 on the other hand starts the regen process at various stages when the Soot Level reaches somewhere between 26grams and 29grams. It gets up to the same temperatures but never seems to drop down to a zero Soot Level. It will stop the regen process at various stages between 6 grams and 14grams of soot. Not at all consistent, and bloody annoying.
I can't answer with specific knowledge of either this engine or this model, but what you describe here in this quote pretty much matches my observation of the regen process on my 2014 V60 with the newer VEA engine (also using the Car Scanner app)... i.e. the soot loading never went down to zero but would stop at an inconsistent (but low-ish) figure. I assumed that it was an 'economy' thing to leave something that hopefully passive regeneration would then deal with and so minimise the active regen burden?
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