Tag Archives: DPF

Can SAAB diesel exhaust sound tuned like gasoline?

Truth be told, the diesel engine wasn’t very loved by the majority of petrolheads; partly because it was heavy, low-revving, noisy and not that refined, and partly due to its lack of pleasant exhaust notes – among other key differences. Modern cars with diesel engines generate more noise from the engine itself than from the
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Saab 9-3 TTiD in PH Carpool

Online magazine PistonHeads.com has an interesting section called PH Carpool in which owners explain the good and bad sides of their cars. In one of the most recent contributions in this column Carpooler was proud owner of Saab 9-3 TTiD. Read the whole article in which the author presents all the advantages of the best Saab diesel models, but also problems,
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Saab DPF Regeneration

While returning back from Slovenia the Limited performance notifications came on.  The Saab 9-3 SC TTiD was still driving fine but max. speed on highway was about 120km/h, with a much heavier and slower acceleration. When I came home, classmates are connected to Autocom car diagnostics say fault code for DPF regeneration (Diesel Particle Filter). In many cases the filter never
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