However, some of this is unavoidable. The plugging of the DPF, for example, is a byproduct of it doing its job – catching particulate matter and anything else that finds its way downstream, like engine oil that’s blown-by the rings.
In this week's 10-44, Jason and Matt visit again with Shawn Whitacre, senior staff engineer with Chevron Lubricants, to discuss the ins and outs of aftertreatment and soot.
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