Re: Now it's official - It might be legal to remove
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*"under the Construction and Use Regulations (more specifically, Regulation 61A of the Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations) it is illegal to use a vehicle on the road if it has been modified in such a way that it no longer meets the air quality emissions standards that it had to when originally produced."*
This may be so. But as far as re-mapping is concerned this is academic. Unless detailed examination is taken of the software contained within the ECU and the vehicle passes the MOT smoke test, no-one apart from the parties concerned will know that the vehicle has been re-mapped.
The same applies to DPF removal. If the DPF contents have been removed, then unless the MOT tester removes the DPF for inspection or a soot test is implemented, then again no-one apart from the parties concerned will be none the wiser.
As has been mentioned earlier in this thread, the DPF system as it stands is not fit for purpose and the ordinary motorist is being penalised accordingly.
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- DPF Removal - Is it legal? # - Peter Warman November 26, 2013, 2:22 pm
- Re: DPF Removal - Is it legal? # - Steve Sneap November 26, 2013, 3:50 pm
- Re: DPF Removal - Is it legal? # - Graham Bullock November 26, 2013, 5:24 pm
- Now it's official - It's not legal to remove - Peter Warman December 4, 2013, 5:52 pm
- Re:DPF Removed today - MOT emissions test passed - Peter Warman December 17, 2013, 2:09 pm
- VOSA statement - Richard Bowler February 5, 2014, 2:29 pm
- Re: DPF Removal - Is it legal? # - Ed Kaps February 26, 2014, 10:12 am
- Has it kicked in on the MOT yet? - Peter Warman April 17, 2014, 3:15 pm
- Diesels are bad for you - Peter Warman May 1, 2014, 9:33 am
- DPF Removal at the Garage Owners risk - Peter Warman December 10, 2015, 11:13 am
- Is it all change for Diesel Testing? - Peter Warman April 20, 2016, 8:42 am
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