Friday, 20 July 2018

Problem with a HONDA CIVIC 2.2 CTDI

Poor performance, EGR valve sluggish in operation and sticking.

Forté Power-Clean Diesel Injection Cleaner, Forté Power-Clean Diesel Turbo Cleaner and Forté Power-Clean Diesel Intake Cleaner carried out. EGR valve operated with Mityvac vacuum /pressure tester during Diesel Turbo Treatment and noticeable change in operation identified.

The fault was cured and the performance restored.

Friday, 13 July 2018

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, 6 July 2018

Friday, 29 June 2018

Problem with a AUDI A3 2.0L FSi 2003

Poor running at idle and emissions readings checked indicated an air leak. No air leaks found, suspect fault due to sticking valves. 

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 Gas Treatment added to the fuel tank. 

After treatment the vehicle was running smoothly on idle and the emission readings restored.

Thursday, 14 June 2018

Problem with a PEUGEOT PARTNER 1.6L HDi 2004 60k

Lack of power and EML on and visible smoke from exhaust, fault code stored P242F diesel particulate filter blocked.

The fault was cured by cleaning the DPF using the Forté Power-Clean DPF Cleaner and Forté Power-Clean DPF Flush and carrying out an extended road test.

Thursday, 7 June 2018

Problem with a VAUXHALL INSIGNIA 2.0L CDTi 2009 100k

Intermittent lack of power, suspect fault due to sticking variable vanes on the turbo.

The fault was cured by cleaning the turbo vanes using the Forté Power-Clean Diesel Turbo Cleaner and carrying out an extended road test.

Thanks to Amy at Top Gear Tyres and Service Centre in Swadlincote, Derbyshire.

Thursday, 31 May 2018

Problem with a JAGUAR XF 3.0L V6 2012 70k

Lack of power and EML on, fault codes stored DPF blockage and Air Flow Meter. DPF soot loading 47 grams, suspect fault due to DPF blockage.

The fault was cured by cleaning the DPF using the Forté Power-Clean DPF Cleaner and Forté  Power-Clean DPF Flush and carrying out an extended road test. After the road test the soot loading was rechecked showing 2 grams with the vehicle performance restored.

Thanks to Moose Autos in Fleetwood, Lancashire.