Here is the instruction on how to perform Astra-H DPF Regeneration with op-com diagnostic interface.
Car Model: Astra H Z19DT
Op-com cable (i using firmware V1.45)
OPCOM software (2012V)
A clean Win XP Laptop
Before you try out this procedure, please notice that the exhaust gas temperature will increase to over 600°C, so you must perform this outside, on a non-flammable ground. Also to avoid consequential damages, the DPF regeneration must be executed only once!
This regeneration, if carried out is of responsibility of those carrying it out.
Install opcom software on the laptop.
Turn on the ignition key and make sure the engine is running at idle and fully warmed up.
Hook up opcom cable to the car and the laptop.
Fire up the software.
Go to GM based Saab, select Astra H with DPF when prompted.
Select “Particulate Filter Regeneration” in the next window.
Click “Start Regeneration” to start the regeneration.
Once the Regeneration is done, live data “Diesel Particulate FilterSaturation” will be changed change. When engine controller has performed, a dynamic regeneration value will be changed.
Some more info:
This modification can also work on the following models:
Z19DTH, Z19DTL, Z17DTR, Z17DTJ
Z19DT, Z19DTH, Z19DTL, Z17DTR, Z17DTJ
Vectra-C / Signum
Z19DT, Z19DTH, Z19DTL