Friday, 7 August 2020

Problem with a AUDI TT 2.0L TDI 2008 52K

Lack of power, engine management light, DPF and glow plug lights on, fault code stored for diesel particulate filter soot content too high. DPF checked filter soot loading at 98%, and unable to carry out a forced regeneration.

The fault was cured by using Forté Clean & Protect, 45-minute Forté New Generation Engine Flush adding Forté Oil System Protector to the new oil and Forté DPF Cleaner and Regenerator and Forté Diesel Specialist Injector Cleaner added to the fuel tank. The car was then taken for a 1-hour road test at 60 mph 3,000 rpm to allow regeneration of the particulate filter. After the road test the DPF soot loading was reduced to 27%. The owner reported the car had never driven so well.

Friday, 31 July 2020

Problem with a SEAT LEON 2.0L TDI 2006 106K

Lack of power, engine management light on and DPF warning light on. Suspect particulate filter blocked.

The fault was cured by adding 2 x Forté DPF Cleaner and Regenerator into the fuel tank and carrying out a 20-mile road test to allow regeneration of the particulate filter. It is also recommended to use Forté Clean & Protect (Forté Advanced Formula Motor Flush and Forté Oil System Protectorto clean and maintain the oil system, and adding Forté Diesel Specialist Injector Cleaner to the fuel tank to restore spray patterns and combustion efficiency.

Friday, 24 July 2020

Problem with a VAUXHALL ZAFIRA 1.9L CDTI 2009 42K

Lack of power and engine management light on. Fault code stored P242F diesel particulate filter blockage/ash accumulation, suspect particulate filter blocked. The engine oil was also checked which was excessively overfilled due to contamination from diesel fuel.

The fault was cured by using Forté Clean & Protect, 45-minute Forté New Generation Engine Flush adding Forté Oil System Protector to the new oil and Forté DPF Cleaner and Regenerator and Forté Diesel Specialist Injector Cleaner added to the fuel tank. The car was then taken for a 20-mile road test at 40-50 mph to allow regeneration of the particulate filter.

Friday, 17 July 2020

Problem with a BMW 325D 3.0L 2007 70K

Diesel Particulate Filter warning light on and lack of power, suspect particulate filter blocked. DPF differential pressure checked, idle 152 mbar, 2,000 rpm 500 mbar, full-throttle 955 bar.

The fault was cured by adding 2 x Forté DPF Cleaner and Regenerator into the fuel tank and carrying out a 20-mile road test, after the road test the DPF differential pressure was rechecked, idle 21 mbar, 2,000 rpm 100 mbar, full-throttle 165 mbar, the recommended limit is 65 mbar for a clean DPF.

Friday, 10 July 2020

Problem with a JAGUAR XJ6 2.7L 2008 45K

Lack of power, fault code stored for DPF fault. Suspect particulate filter blocked.

The fault was cured by adding Forté Diesel Specialist Injector Cleaner and 2 x Forté DPF Cleaner and Regenerator into the fuel tank and carrying out a 20-mile road test to allow regeneration of the particulate filter. It is also recommended to use Forté Clean & Protect (Forté Advanced Formula Motor Flush and Forté Oil System Protector to clean and maintain the oil system, and adding Forté Diesel Specialist Injector Cleaner to the fuel tank to restore spray patterns and combustion efficiency.

Friday, 3 July 2020

Problem with a AUDI A4 2.0L TDI 2008 35K

Lack of power, engine management light on and DPF warning light on, fault code stored for DPF fault. Vehicle check at dealers showing the DPF filter soot loading 126%, recommending a new DPF is fitted.

The fault was cured by adding 2 x Forté DPF Cleaner and Regenerator into the fuel tank and carrying out a 20-30-mile road test at 50-60 mph 2,500 rpm. After the road test, the DPF was rechecked showing the filter soot loading at 18% and lack of power restored.

Friday, 26 June 2020

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.