Mercedes-Benz Sprinter OM642 & OM651 BlueTec Diesel Issues & Problems

Jan. 14, 2021 — I would like to start with saying the following comments are my own opinions.  After 50 years working with and for Mercedes-Benz as a Mechanic, Shop Foreman, Instructor, Service Manager and Shop Owner I retired in 2018.  I no longer have any affiliation with Mercedes-Benz or its authorized […]

Diesel Particulate Filter and the DPF Monitor operation

DPF operation parameters / 2019 and 2020

In 2019 Mercedes-Benz installed a DPF monitor in the Instrument Cluster.  It’s a symbol that looks like a muffler with dots in it.  It displays the percentage of soot in the DPF.  When the DPF is filled with 100% of soot, the engine computer starts the automatic regeneration […]

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