Citroen Dispatch (2007 to 2016) DPF fault

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Citroen Dispatch (2007 to 2016) DPF fault

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Citroen Dispatch (2007 to 2016) DPF fault

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After you decide to sell your van, we'll arrange a collection time and location that fits your schedule. This can be as soon as next day.


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Understanding the Citroen Dispatch (2007 to 2016) DPF Fault

If you're encountering issues with your Citroen Dispatch, specifically from models between 2007 and 2016, there’s a good chance it might be related to the Diesel Particulate Filter, commonly known as the DPF. As a seasoned mechanic with over a decade and a half in the field, I’ve seen my fair share of these faults, and I’m here to shed some light on this particular issue.

What Causes a DPF Fault in Your Citroen Dispatch?

The DPF is an emission control device designed to remove diesel particulate matter or soot from the exhaust gas of a diesel engine. However, several factors can disrupt its normal functioning:

- Short Drives: Not driving long enough for the DPF to reach the required temperature to burn off the soot.

- Low Quality Fuel: Using diesel that isn't up to standard can lead to soot buildup faster than usual.

- Sensor Issues: Faulty sensors can falsely report DPF issues or fail to trigger the regeneration process needed to clean out the soot.

Symptoms Indicating a DPF Issue in Your Citroen Dispatch

If the DPF in your Citroen Dispatch isn’t working properly, you might notice several indicators, such as:

- Reduced engine performance

- Increased fuel consumption

- The DPF warning light illuminating on the dashboard

- A pungent smell of diesel

- Exhaust emitting visible smoke

Possible Repairs for a DPF Fault

Repairing a DPF fault can vary in complexity. It could be as simple as performing a manual regeneration cycle to burn off excess soot, or it might involve checking and replacing faulty sensors. In more severe cases, the entire DPF unit may need replacing, which can be quite costly.

Why might you consider selling your Citroen Dispatch instead of dealing with the DPF issue? Well, let’s weigh the options.

Should You Sell Your Citroen Dispatch?

Repairing a DPF fault, especially in older models like the Citroen Dispatch from 2007 to 2016, can sometimes be more trouble than it's worth. The cost of parts and labor can quickly add up, not to mention the time your vehicle will be out of action. This is where Vandervan can step in to provide a smooth, hassle-free solution.

At Vandervan, we understand the inconvenience and the unforeseen expenses that can arise from mechanical failures. That's why we offer a fast, efficient service to buy your van. You can receive a quote in just 30 seconds and have your van collected the very next day from anywhere in the UK. Selling your vehicle to us can sidestep the repair headaches and help you get back on the road with a newer, more reliable model with fewer mechanical concerns.

Interested in how much you could get for your van? Feel free to value your van on our website or contact us directly if you have any questions.

Choosing whether to fix or sell isn’t just about the finances; it's about what's more practical and sensible for you in the long term. Allow us to help you make that decision a little easier.

Have you ever thought about how much time and money you could save by opting to sell your van, instead of getting it fixed? It might just be the best decision you make this year.

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Frequently asked questions

Why sell my van to vandervan?

Definitely. In-fact, we recommend it. Come visit our Hub location to explore our vans in stock, inspect and test drive any vehicle we have for sale.

Is it free to sell my van to vandervan?

It is free to sell your van to vandervan. We do not charge any fees for our buying service.

How can I sell my van fast?

You can sell your van to vandervan as quickly as the same day. We operate from 8am to 8pm, serving customers nationwide.

Can I sell my van cash?

We can pay for any vehicle using an instant bank transfer. We are however flexible, and accommodating should someone need to sell their van cash.

Can I sell my van with no MOT?

We buy any van, including those with expired or failed MOT tests. No matter the condition of your van, we are prepared to make you an offer, helping you move on without the hassle of repairs or retests.

Can I sell my van with mechanical issues?

We buy any van, including those with mechanical issues. Whether your van has engine problems, transmission troubles, or any other type of mechanical issues, we're ready to make you an offer.

Where can I sell my van from?

We buy any van and collect it from you. We accept collection locations including your home, work or a garage of your choice.

Can I sell my van with bodywork issues?

We buy any van including those with bodywork issues. Whether your van has dents, scratches, or more significant damage, we’re interested in making you an offer.

Can I sell my van on finance?

Yes, you can indeed sell your financed van with vandervan even if it's under a Hire Purchase (HP) or Personal Contract Purchase (PCP) agreement.

If you decide to sell your financed van, the initial step is to obtain a 'settlement figure' from your lender, which you can usually find in a settlement letter. Following that, get a valuation for your van.

Our team will walk you through the settlement process.

Are there any hidden fees I should know about?

We do not charge any fees. There are no admin charges or anything like that. Just your van, your money, instantly.

Is it better to trade in my van or sell my van online?

By selling your van through our service, you join a robust network of over 4,000 verified dealers.

This can often result in a more favourable price compared to part exchange, where you might find yourself confined to a single dealer’s assessment, which might not accurately represent the real market value of your van.

Part exchanges often result in less favourable outcomes for sellers, particularly if the dealer is not intending to retail your van and plans to pass it along instead.

However, with our van buying service, you stand a better chance of obtaining a great price.

The process with us is quick and straightforward. Simply start with a free valuation and contrast this with your part exchange offer. You might be delighted to find how much more you could get from using our service than you’d get from a part exchange!

How does service history impact selling my van?

As a van buying service, we encourage you to maintain detailed records of all your service history.

This helps us offer you a fair and accurate price when you decide to sell your van.

Providing documentation of consistent maintenance and early resolution of any issues allows us to confidently assess the van's condition, ensuring you get the best possible offer.

What is the best site to sell my used van?

There are numerous van buying sites available, but our service stands out by being remarkably fast, easy, and rewarding.

Our free, instant valuation leverages real-time van market data to ensure maximum accuracy. We also include complimentary home collection and fast payment without charging any fees or commissions.

We are proud to have received a 5-star and ‘Excellent’ ratings from thousands of satisfied customers. Get started by valuing your van with us today!

What paperwork do I need to sell my van?

All we need is a copy of your driving license, finance settlement letter (if the van has outstanding finance), any service records and the V5 logbook.

If you don't have the V5 logbook, see "Can I sell my van with no V5 Logbook" below.

Can I sell any van to vandervan?

We buy any van, literally. Every van has a value, new or old, running or not.

We buy any van make or model, and any body type. Get a valuation today and see if we can help you sell your van.

Can I sell my van with no V5 Logbook?

Fortunately, we buy any van even if they do not have a logbook, although it is advantageous if you have a full V5 Logbook, or at least the green New Keeper Slip.

It makes it tougher to sell to our network of 4000+ verified dealers, as we have to wait for the DVLA to process a V62 application (usually 6 weeks), so our valuations reflect the delay in sale and storage costs while rectifying missing V5 logbooks.


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