Diesel Particulate Filter

Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF*) FAQ

(*Available only in Diesel varient BS6 vehicles)

What is a DPF and why is it needed?+
In what conditions may the PM be accumulated?+

Diesel Particulate Filter Important Information

Order DPF indicator condition Action Required
1 Blinks-Flashing

Blinks / Flashing

Drive the vehicle at a speed of 20 kilometres/hour or more until the indicator goes off.


In case the light continuous to blink even after driving as mentioned above, take the vehicle to the nearest HCIL dealer as soon as possible.

2 Continuously-On

Continuously On


Vehicle may be towed depending upon distance travelled after indicator start glowing continuously. Please contact HCIL dealer

Continuously ignoring the indicator coming on may cause the DPF to be clogged with PM, seriously damaging the DPF and emission control system as well as other related items.

Important Tips


Always use Honda recommended Diesel Engine Oil (ACEA C2/C3)


Always use BS6 diesel fuel


Services at regular interval as per Owner's Manual

Important Advisory*


The DPF operates at a high temperature. It can set fire on any combustible material that comes near it. Please park the vehicle away from high grass, dry leaves or other flammables.

*Number of Indicators may vary from model to model


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