Support & Maintenance

Maintenance

Greasecar's Maintenance Articles are provided to help you better understand and troubleshoot the components of your vegetable oil system. Everything from setting up your Co-Pilot to cleaning your EGR will be covered in here.

Removal of the fuel cap Step One: Removal of chain Step Two: Loosen cap to open position Step Two: Marking tab for proper re-assembly Step Three: Removal of pivot pin Step Five: Removal...
General Diesel Vehicle Maintenance Changing fluids and filters Though Diesel engines do not require regular tune ups like gasoline engines, they still require maintenance to optimize and...
Why does my EGR system and intake manifold become clogged on my TDI? Volkswagen has been offering a diesel engine option in their US vehicles for around 30 years now. The original 1.5 and 1.6...

Resources

Greasecar's Resource articles provide technical background information for running and selecting the components for your Greasecar Kit. These articles will cover Emissions data, Tech FAQ, Product comparisons and Filtration information.

Greasecar Solenoid Valves
Greasecar is offer four unique lines of solenoid valves designed specifically for vegetable oil conversions. Below is a quick rundown of our valve options to help you decide which ones best meet...
Where is my diesel feed from the tank? Consult your installation manual or look in a repair manual for your vehicle. How do I attach the PEX line to the rubber fuel line?...
Greasecar offers a number of tank sizes to meet your needs. Below we have the dimensions so you'll have the correct tank to fit your vehicle. All of our tanks are professionally TIG welded...

Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting articles are vehicle-specific and provide common solutions to any hiccups you may have with your vehicle. 

  Heating/Cooling Issues   Once the coolant is refilled, it may be necessary to bleed trapped air out of the system to allow proper circulation. The first thing to try is simply...
  99-03 Volkswagen TDI Troubleshooting       Problem: Lacks power, runs rough, stalls on vegetable oil and/or diesel. *Before attempting to troubleshoot this or any...
Checking for Air Leaks Step Three: Placing Vacuum cap over diesel filter input Step Five: Connecting filter output to vacuum gun Step Six: Vacuum testing the diesel filter housing 2nd...