Friday, 6 December 2019

Problem with a PEUGEOT 206 1.1L 2004


Engine misfire and management light on, fault code stored for cylinder misfire. Coil pack, spark plugs, injectors and fuel pressure regulator replaced, fault not cured. Suspect fault due to sticking valves. 

The fault was cured by adding Forté Advanced Formula Gas Treatment and Forté Petrol Specialist Injector Cleaner into the fuel tank and carrying out an extended road test.

Wednesday, 4 December 2019

Problem with a FORD FIESTA 1.6L TDCi 2010 95k

DPF warning light on and lack of power, suspect DPF heavily blocked. 

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

Thanks to Gregg at GMK Garages in Hordle, Hampshire.

Friday, 29 November 2019

Problem with a ROVER 25 2002 1400CC 74K

Failed emission 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.

Wednesday, 27 November 2019

Problem with a CITROËN BERLINGO 1.6L 2013 53k

Lack of power and EML on due to a DPF fault, unable to carry out regeneration of DPF. 

The fault was cured by cleaning the DPF using the Forté Power-Clean DPF CleanerForté Power-Clean DPF Flush and adding Forté Diesel Specialist Injector Cleaner and Forté DPF Cleaner and Regenerator into the fuel tank and carrying out an extended road test.

Thanks to Curt at Curt Willis Garage in Honiton, Devon.

Friday, 22 November 2019

Problem with a VAUXHALL CORSA 1.2L 2006 52k


Intermittent poor running and misfire, fault codes stored P0300 random/multiple cylinder misfire, P0302, P0303, P0304 cylinders 2, 3, 4 misfires. New plugs and coil pack fitted fault not cured, suspect fault due to sticking valves. 

The fault was cured by adding Forté Advanced Formula Gas Treatment and Forté Petrol Specialist Injector Cleaner to the fuel tank. 

The owner reported after 150-200 miles the fault was cured, and vehicle performance restored.

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Problem with a BMW 520i 2.0L 2005 145k

Lack of power and EML on due to a DPF fault, DPF heavily blocked. 

The fault was cured by cleaning the DPF using the Forté Power-Clean DPF Cleaner, Forté Power-Clean DPF Flush and adding Forté Diesel Specialist Injector Cleaner and Forté DPF 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 Simon at DCM Tyre & Autocentres in Shaftesbury, Dorset.

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.