Friday, 17 January 2020

Problem with a VAUXHALL COMBI VAN 1.7L CDTi 2003 93K

Failed diesel emissions test at 9.6m-1. 

The fault was cured by adding half a bottle of Forté Advanced Formula Diesel Treatment into the fuel filter and the rest into the fuel tank and carrying out a 10-mile road test. 

Emissions retested and passed.

Friday, 10 January 2020

Friday, 3 January 2020

Problem with a SKODA OCTAVIA TDi 2010 160K

Failed diesel emissions test at 3.6m-1. 

The fault was cured by adding Forté Advanced Formula Diesel Treatment into the fuel tank and carrying out an extended road test. 

Emissions retested and passed at 0.8m-1.

Friday, 27 December 2019

Problem with a FORD FOCUS 1.6L 2005 80K

Lack of power and hesitation, poor fuel economy, digital display shows 25 mpg. 

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

A noticeable difference was made after 15 minutes running. 

After carrying out an extended road test, performance was restored, and the digital display had increased to 40 mpg.

Friday, 20 December 2019

Problem with a BMW E90 320i 2.0L 6 Cylinder 2008 101k


Engine management light on, fault code store for catalytic converter fault. 

The fault was cured by adding Forté Petrol Saver and Forté Petrol Specialist Injector Cleaner into the fuel tank, running the engine on idle for 30 minutes and carrying out a 20-mile road test. 

After the road test the engine management light remained off with no fault codes stored.

Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Problem with a FORD MONDEO 2.0L TDCi 2011 270k

Lack of power and EML on due to a DPF fault, soot loading checked and reading 200% blocked. Vehicle unable to carry out regeneration of DPF due to an oxygen sensor fault. 

The fault was cured by replacing the oxygen sensor, 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. The vehicle was given an extended road test and the soot loading was rechecked showing 0% with the vehicle power and performance restored.

Thanks to Simon at Freeborn Salisbury Ltd in Salisbury, Whiltshire.

Friday, 13 December 2019

Problem with a AUDI A3 2.0L TDi 2006 175k

Failed emissions test at 1.8m-1 plate value 1.0m-1. 

The fault was cured by cleaning the intake system using the Forté Power-Clean Diesel Intake Cleaner, adding Forté Diesel Specialist Injector Cleaner and Forté Diesel Turbo Cleaner into the fuel tank and carrying out an extended road test. 

Emissions rechecked after road test and reduced to 0.2m-1.