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I have had the EGR deleted on my Brera but the DPR is still active. What is the expected life of the DPF, mine has now done just over 100k, does the performance drop off or does it suddenly pack up. The reason for asking is because I have bought a second hand one with apparently 54k miles, looking at it down the pipes, it is a clean as a whistle, perfect. So I am wondering if I should proceed as per plan A and core my original and keep the "spare" as a just in case or, as it looks so good, put it on and save the cost of having it deleted.
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Believe it gradually drops off, but you are inline for the average life expetancy. Having the EGR deleted will help as the EGR increases soot production, as will the type of driving you do, more city driving will be worse than motorway.

You can get stuff to put in the fuel tank which helps burn off the soot in the DPF, which may/ may not increase the life expectancy (certainly reduces the built up soot).

It's likely the removed DPF was power washed, when I took my old one off it was covered in soot that came out all over the place.
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