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When you car is displaying engine system service required, what will one do?

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    Obertelli Oct 04, 2010

    You get the engine serviced, just as the warning instructs you.

    If you don't then the car will lose performance, use more fuel, produce more emissions and suffer excessive wear and tear eventually causing an expensive breakdown.

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The car computer keeps track of the number of kms/miles that was done since the last service when this light and counter was reset: according to the car computer mileage log, the car is now due for its next 'regular' service: take it to a garaged for its overdue service and they will reset the warning.

Hope it helps.

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SOURCE: Engine system service required. Code P2584, P242F

P242F is excessive ash accumulation in the Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF). Cure is replacement of DPF at £400!

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