Friday, 15 March 2019

Problem with a BMW X3 2.0d 2007 83k

Lack of power and DPF warning light on, fault caused by restricted exhaust gas flow due to DPF blockage. After further investigation the oil was also checked which was thick and heavily contaminated.

The fault was cured by replacing the DPF pressure sensor, adding 2 x Forté New Generation Engine Flush carrying out an extended flush and adding 2 x Forté Diesel Specialist Injector Cleaner, 2 x Forté DPF Cleaner and Regenerator into the tank. The vehicle was then taken on an extended road test with the vehicle power and performance restored.

Friday, 8 March 2019

Problem with a AUDI TT 3.2 L V6 QUATTRO 2003 83k

Poor running and noisy timing chain, fault codes stored P0011 inlet camshaft timing solenoid 1 timing over advanced, P0014 exhaust camshaft timing solenoid 1 timing over advanced. Suspect fault due to oil contamination preventing the correct operation of the variable valve timing. The fault was cured by using Clean & Protect, carrying out a 1-hour Forté Advanced Formula Motor Flush and adding Forté Oil System Protector to the new oil.

Friday, 1 March 2019

Problem with a VAUXHALL VECTRA

Lack of power and engine management light on. Suspect fault due to variable valve timing sticking.

The fault was cured by removing and cleaning the VVT solenoids, and carrying out a 45-minute Forté New Generation Engine Flush adding Forté Top End Treatment to the new oil and Forté Advanced Formula Gas Treatment to the fuel tank.

Problem with a PORSCHE BOXSTER S 3.2L 2000 60k


Hunting on idle and engine management fault code stored P1341 camshaft adjustment bank 1 VVT. Suspect fault due to sticking variable valve timing.

The fault was cured by carrying out a  one hour Forté New Generation Engine Flush and adding Forté Top End Treatment to the new oil.