Friday, 25 September 2020

Problem with a FORD MONDEO 2.0L 2001

Lack of power and management light on intermittently, fault code stored for EGR valve, suspected EGR valve sticking. 

The fault was cured by adding 2 x Forté Advanced Formula Gas Treatment to the fuel tank and carrying out an extended road test.

Friday, 18 September 2020

Problem with a MITSUBISHI GRANDIS 2006 2.0L TDI 60K

Lack of power under load, Management light on fault code for EGR valve. Vehicle in limp mode and will not rev above 2500 rpm. 

The fault was cured by removing and cleaning the EGR valve manually. Intake system cleaned with Forté Diesel Intake Cleaner, Clean and Protect (Forté Oil System Protector and Forté Advanced Formula Motor Flush) carried out and Forté Advanced Formula Diesel Treatment added to the fuel tank and an extended road test.

Friday, 11 September 2020

Friday, 4 September 2020

Problem with a VW GOLF 1.8L TURBO 2002 150K

 Lack of power, poor idle and engine will not rev up. 

The fault was cured by cleaning the intake system with Forté Valve Cleaner as per instructions, Forté Clean and Protect (Forté Oil System Protector and Forté Advanced Formula Motor Flush) carried out and Forté Advanced Formula GasTreatment added to the fuel tank. 

After treatment the vehicle was taken on an extended road test and the vehicle idle and performance was restored.

Friday, 28 August 2020

Problem with a PEUGEOT 308 1.6 2008 30K

Lack of power and erratic idle. After further inspection it was found that the fault was caused by excessive carbon build-up on the valves. 

The fault was cured by cleaning the intake system with Forté Valve Cleaner as per instructions, Clean and Protect (Forté Oil System Protector and Forté Advanced Formula Motor Flush) carried out and Forté Advanced Formula GasTreatment added to the fuel tank. After treatment, the vehicle was taken on an extended road test.

Friday, 21 August 2020

Problem with a TOYOTA HIACE 2.5L D-4D 2008 94K

Lack of power and engine management light on, fault code stored P0400 EGR system flow malfunction. New EGR valve fitted at Toyota dealers, fault still present. 

The fault was cured by cleaning the intake system with Forté Diesel Intake Cleaner as per instructions, Forté Clean and Protect (Forté Oil System Protector and Forté Advanced Formula Motor Flush) carried out and Forté Advanced Formula Diesel Treatment added to the fuel tank and a 50-mile road test was carried out. After treatment the fault code cleared and the vehicle performance was restored.

Friday, 14 August 2020

Problem with a FIAT PANDA 1.3 CDTI 2005 50K

Vehicle used for short stop/start journeys. Fault code stored for turbo and P0106 Map sensor/barometric sensor range performance. 

The fault was cured by replacing the map sensor and adding Forté Diesel Turbo Cleaner and Forté Advanced Formula Diesel Treatment to the fuel tank. The inlet system was cleaned with Forté Diesel Intake Cleaner and Clean and Protect (Forté Oil System Protector & Forté Advanced Formula Motor Flush) carried out. After the treatment, the vehicle performance was restored.