P2463 CADILLAC code

Diagnostic Trouble Code DTC P2463 will be set as a result of excessive soot loading in the DPF. 7.3. The Engine Power Is Reduced message will be displayed. The engine WILL operate in reduced engine power when this occurs.

How do I fix error code P2463?

How To Correct P2463 Diesel Particulate Filter Restriction – Soot Accumulation

  1. Repair or replace a damaged DPF and associated parts.
  2. Make sure a dirty or inadequate diesel exhaust fluid is corrected in the right away.
  3. Amendments should be made to fix a defective SCR controller or a programming error.

What is a P2463 code?

OBD II fault code P2463 is a generic code that is defined as “Diesel Particulate Filter Restriction – Soot Accumulation”, and is set on all diesel applications when the PCM (Powertrain Control Module) detects an excessive accumulation of solid particulate matter (diesel soot) in the diesel particulate filter.

How do you clean a DPF filter while driving?

If your car has an automatic transmission, shift your gears in a manual mode by moving the gear shift gently. No need to use the speed limiter, it is with no seeming value added. Ride like this for a minimum of 30 minutes. This will initiate a regeneration cycle, and your DPF will be cleaned.

How do you clean a DPF filter?

Purchase a DPF cleaning additive to help clear the ash and soot.

  1. DPF cleaning additives contain fuel borne catalysts. These experience a combustion process to eliminate the soot and ash.
  2. Use the cleaning additive every 3 – 6 months to maintain the DPF.

Can a blocked DPF damage the engine?

Driving the vehicle with a blocked DPF can seriously damage your engine / turbo and it’s not uncommon to have to replace a turbo when the warning light has been ignored for extended periods. The ash residue which remains after successful regeneration cannot be removed and will eventually fill the filter.

What does a DPF pressure sensor do?

What is a DPF pressure sensor? A differential pressure sensor is an electronic sensor that measures back pressure before and after the DPF and determines the level of soot contained within the DPF.

How do you manually regenerate a DPF?

PM continues to accumulate and manual regeneration is required to ensure normal operation of DPF. By driving continuously (for example, at around 60 km/h. for 20 to 30 minutes. By avoiding short trips, or by driving continuously (leaving the engine running for long periods of time).

Can I clean my DPF filter myself?

Another option is to clean it yourself with an additive. With Lindemann’s Total Care Diesel you can clean your DPF yourself. This product lowers the combustion temperature of soot, making it easier to burn. It also contains a very high level of active cleaning agents.

What are the signs of a blocked DPF?

What Are The Signs Of A Blocked DPF?

  • You feel a loss of power in your engine (limp mode).
  • The DPF light will appear on your dashboard.
  • Passive and active regeneration keep failing.
  • A pungent smell of diesel.
  • Automatic Stop-Start System Not Working.
  • Your car seems to be releasing an excessive amount of smoke.