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.

Friday, 26 July 2019

Problem with a VAUXHALL COMBI VAN 1.7L CDTi 2003 93K

Failed diesel emissions test at 9.6m-1.

The fault was cured by adding half a bottle of Forté Advanced Formula Diesel Treatment into the fuel filter and the rest into the fuel tank and carrying out a 10 mile road test.

Emissions retested and passed.

Wednesday, 24 July 2019

Problem with a FIAT DUCATO 2.2 L HDi 2007 97k

Misfiring under load and loss of power, various fault codes stored for injector faults.

The fault was cured by adding 2 x Forté Diesel Specialist Injector Cleaner into the tank, running the engine on idle for thirty minutes and carrying out an extended road test.

After the road test the misfire was cured and the power was restored. The owner also reported two weeks later that the van had never run so well.

Friday, 28 June 2019

Problem with a VAUXHALL ASTRA 1.9L CDTi 2006


Lack of power and EML on due to a DPF fault, soot loading checked and reading 90% blocked. Suspect fault due to DPF blockage. 


The vehicle was given an extended road test and the soot loading was rechecked showing 18% with the vehicle power and performance restored.