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Old 13th June 2019, 10:04 PM
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yes, the car *did* fail. But not on the EML! It was a split (or loose) CV rubber boot. Thatís all. It turns out that itís only a failure for petrol cars registered from 01 July 2003 onwards and diesel cars 01 July 2008 onwards only! My car is 2001 so the EML is just advisory. And, the emissions were *absolutely spot on*
I wonder what would happen with mine then if the EML was on?
It's a D2, built in April 2002, but was first registered in October 2003...Ö
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Old 20th June 2019, 11:05 AM
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I was thinking you could buy catalysed O2 spacers!
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