Friday, 2 November 2018

Problem with a ROVER 45 2.0D 90K

Failed emissions test at 3.89m-1 plate value 1.03m-1.

Emissions reduced by carrying out a Forté Power-Clean Diesel Injection Clean, Forté Diesel Intake Clean and cleaning through the intercooler manually with Forté Valve Cleaner.

Passing the emissions test at 0.58m-1.

Thanks to A and S Electrical in Bristol.



Friday, 19 October 2018

Problem with a YAMAHA R1 1000CC 2006 3.5K

Bike had a period of standing and little use. Low mileage vehicle. Poor running and misfire.

Fuel tank drained and fresh fuel added. Spark plugs replaced, treated with Forté Moto Power I and Forté Moto Power II.

After a road test performance was restored and misfire stopped.

Thanks to Bideford Motorcycles in Bideford, Devon

Friday, 12 October 2018

Problem with a BMW 318I 2011 52K

Failing MOT emissions test on high CO and lambda readings.

The fault was cured by adding 2 x Forté Petrol Specialist Injector Cleaner and 2 x Forté Advanced Formula Gas Treatment into the tank and carrying out a 20-mile road test.

Thanks to Paul at Automobile Engineering in Sevenoaks, Kent.

Friday, 5 October 2018

Problem with a ROVER 25 2002 1400CC 74K

Failed emissions test for MOT on CO% (carbon monoxide) and lambda.

Vehicle treated with Forté Advanced Formula Gas Treatment and taken for a road test.

CO% reduced from 4.82% at idle and 2.43% at fast idle to 0.16% and 0.13% respectively, lambda 0.94 to 1.01 passing the test.

Thanks to Hampton Motors Ltd in Warrington, Cheshire.

Friday, 28 September 2018

Problem with a VW GOLF 1.6TDI 2012 35K

EML light on, fault codes for emissions, EGR and mass air flow, poor running, performance and response.

Vehicle was treated with a Forté Power-Clean Diesel Injector Cleaner and Forté Diesel Turbo Cleaner. extended road test, Forté New Generation Engine Flush carried out, oil and filter changed, Forté Advanced Formula Diesel Treatment and Forté Diesel Turbo Cleaner added to fuel tank.

Fault codes reset without return and performance and response restored.

Thanks to Motormech Guildford Ltd in Guildford, Surrey.

Friday, 7 September 2018

Problem with a VAUXHALL ASTRA VAN 1.3L CDTi


Intermittent hesitation and lack of power.

The fault was cured by cleaning the injectors and turbo using the Forté Power-Clean DieselInjector Cleaner and Forté Power-Clean Diesel Turbo Cleaner. After cleaning the vehicle performance was restored and the MPG increased from 38 up to 44.

Thanks to Craig at The Garage Blackpool, Blackpool, Lancashire.