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Old 07-29-2017, 06:48 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by PouncingPanzer View Post
...if ANY noticable amount of black soot is present at the tailpipe, the DPFs performance may be in question and need replaced. ..
I bought my '11 used in April 2012 with 3,900 miles on the odo and there has been black soot at the tips since day one. The soot has always been there and it never goes away. I know we're talking diesel here but still.
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