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.

Friday, 31 August 2018

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.

Thanks to Dave at Mickleton Service Station in Barnard Castle, Durham.

Friday, 24 August 2018

Problem with a FORD FIESTA 1.4L 2004 98k


Fluid loss from power steering pump seal. Power steering noisy in operation and fluid heavily discoloured.

The fault was cured by carrying out a Power Steering Service by replacing the fluid and adding Forté Power Steering Treatment. The leak stopped, and the power steering was quiet and moving freely.

Friday, 17 August 2018

Problem with a VAUXHALL CORSA 1.7L CDTi 2007 100k


Poor running and excessive black smoke from exhaust, suspect fault due to dirty injectors.

The fault was cured by cleaning the injectors using the Forté Power-Clean Diesel Injector Cleaner, after 20 minutes cleaning the engine was running smooth and the smoke had stopped.

Thanks to Whites Garage in Leeds, Yorkshire.

Friday, 10 August 2018

Problem with a VOLVO C70 2.0L TD 2010


Misfire on idle, smoke when warm and cutting out intermittently. No faults found, or fault codes stored.

The fault was cured by cleaning the DPF, injectors and turbo using the Forté Power-Clean DPFCleaner and Forté Power-Clean DPF Flush, Forté Power-Clean Diesel InjectorCleaner and Forté Power-Clean Diesel Turbo Cleaner. After cleaning the engine was running smooth and the smoke had stopped, the owner reported a great improvement in performance and response.

Thanks to Ashley at Premier Vehicle Services Ipswich Ltd in Ipswich, Suffolk.

Friday, 3 August 2018

Problem with a SKODA OCTAVIA 1.9L TDi 2004 91k

Lack of power and engine management light on, fault code stored P0234 turbo overboost condition. Suspect fault due to sticking variable vanes on turbo.

The fault was cured by cleaning the intake system with Forté Diesel Intake Cleaner as per instructions, extended Forté Advanced Formula Motor Flush carried out and Forté Diesel Specialist Injector Cleaner and Forté Diesel Turbo Cleaner added into the fuel tank.

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

Friday, 27 July 2018

Problem with a BMW 530d 3.0L 2006 148k

Lack of power due to engine running in limp mode, engine management and DPF warning light on. Fault code stored for DPF blockage, unable to carry out regeneration of DPF due to soot loading.

The fault was cured by removing the DPF to manually clean using Forté DPF Off-Car Cleaner as per instructions, carrying out an extended Forté New Generation Engine Flush and adding Forté Diesel Specialist Injector Cleaner and Forté DPF Cleaner & Regenerator into the fuel tank. The vehicle was then taken on an extended road test.