Friday, 15 November 2019

Problem with a FIAT PUNTO 2001 1.9L JTD 82K


Failed diesel emissions test at 6.4m-1 and black smoking. No fault codes stored, or faults found. 

The fault was cured by adding Forté Advanced Formula Diesel Treatment to the fuel tank and carrying out an extended road test. 

Emissions retest passed at 1.6m-1 and black smoke cured.

Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Problem with a AUDI A4 2.0L TDi 2009 81k



DPF warning light on and lack of power, unable to carry out regeneration using diagnostics equipment. 

The fault was cured by cleaning the DPF using the Forté Power-Clean DPF Cleaner, Forté Power-Clean DPFFlush and adding Forté Diesel Specialist Injector Cleaner and FortéDPF Cleaner and Regenerator into the fuel tank. 

The fault codes and DPF data were reset and vehicle was given an extended road test.

Thanks to Ian at Rev Tech Automotive in Bournemouth, Dorset.

Friday, 30 August 2019

Problem with a VOLVO V70 2.0L TD 2008 87k

Poor running and flat spot.

The fault was cured by adding Forté Advanced Formula Diesel Treatment and carrying out an extended road test.

After the road test the engine was running smooth and the performance restored.

Friday, 23 August 2019

Problem with a SEAT IBIZA 1.4 TDi 2005 138k

Vehicle service carried out a few days previously. Engine misfire and hesitation, suspect fault due to dirty injectors.

The fault was cured by adding Forté Diesel Specialist Injector Cleaner into the fuel tank and carrying out a 5 mile road test.

Friday, 16 August 2019

Problem with a VOLVO XC90 2.4L D5 2004 120k

Lack of power, running in limp mode and engine cutting out. Fault codes stored relating to fuel pressure.

The fault was cured by adding 2 x Forté Diesel Specialist Injector Cleaner and Forté Diesel Turbo Cleaner into the fuel tank, the car was then taken on an extended road test.

The customer also reported that the fault was cured and the vehicle performance was restored.

Friday, 9 August 2019

Problem with a SKODA OCTAVIA TDi 2010 160K

Failed diesel emissions test at 3.6m-1.

The fault was cured by adding Forté Advanced Formula Diesel Treatment into the fuel tank and carrying out an extended road test.

Emissions retested and passed at 0.8m-1.

Friday, 2 August 2019

Problem with a FORD FIESTA 1.4L TDCi 2012 41k

Engine management light on, fault code stored for turbocharger boost control performance. Suspect fault due to sticking variable vanes on turbo.

The fault was cured by adding Forté Diesel Specialist Injector Cleaner and Forté Diesel Turbo Cleaner into the fuel tank and the customer advised to use premium fuel and run for a week.

After a week no further faults appeared and customer reported car was running fine.