Anti pollution warning and engine management light on

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My Name: hannahbryan

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Hello

My c3 engin management light came on and i got a warning on the screen of my car saying anti pollution failure can anyone give me any clue into what is wrong and how much i am looking at to fix and if i can do this myself

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Model: C3 2002-2005, Original shape model
Year: 2002 (02)
Engine Size: 1.4 (16v)
Fuel Type: Diesel
Mileage: 140000
Trim Level: Exclusive
Gearbox: Manual 5 speed
DPF: No
LHD or RHD: RHD (UK)
Engine name: DV4 16-valve diesel (90 PS)
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Hi Hannah

If you make lots of short trips and little or no motorway driving, then my suggestion would be the FAP (or DPF) needs regenerating and the car can't do it either because of all the short journeys or its run out of eolys. The post below was written for you if its lots of short journeys you make.

diesel-c3-tips/citroen-fap-dpf-regenera ... -t215.html

Read the post and try the JLM DPF Diesel Particulate Filter Cleaner Fluid and let us know how you get on.
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