P242F FORD code

Ford Focus with error code P242F (DPF failure) – Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Stack Exchange.

How do I fix code P242F?

How To Correct P242F Diesel Particulate Filter Restriction – Ash Accumulation

  1. DPF replacement.
  2. Check for faulty sensors, circuit and wiring issue and resolve them immediately.
  3. Clean the diesel particulate filter properly.
  4. PCM might need reprogramming.

What does P242F mean?

When a P242F error code is stored, it means that the powertrain control module (PCM) has detected a level of ash restriction in the diesel particulate filter (DPF) deemed to be restrictive.

How much does it cost to change a DPF filter?

$4000 to $8000

Replacing a DPF can easily cost $4000 to $8000, and sometimes more, it’s a big cost… particularly when a vehicle is out of warranty!

How do you clean a DPF filter?

Zitat von Youtube: Tune-up cleans by flushing particles out of the filter soot. And other residues are loosened. And pushed out by the exhaust. Fumes. After cleaning and regeneration.

How do you remove ash from DPF?

Zitat von Youtube: All the temperature sensor Spray three to five times each time waiting five seconds for it to take effect repeat this until the aerosol is empty. Start the engine and let it idle for 15.

How does a DPF regenerate?

DPF active regeneration

Active regeneration happens when extra fuel is injected automatically as the filter reaches an approximately 45% full limit. The extra fuel raises the temperature of the exhaust and burns off the stored soot. Yet the journey has to be long enough to complete a full cycle.