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.

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...
Valve Troubleshooting Intro Greasecar Valve Types: SV-100 on the left, with the SV-98 3-Port in the middle and SV-98 6-Port on the right Step One: Testing Ground connection with multimeter...
Ports:COM (Common) – Always Open NC (Normally Closed) – Closed with no power, open with 12v NO (Normally Open) – Open with no power, closed with 12v Wiring: 3 Port...

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.

  One man's trash is another man's fuel.   Clean fuel is essential to operating your Greasecar reliably. A well thought out plan on how you are...
Emissions Comparison   It seems many are making a connection between sustainability and the emissions of particulate matter and other short-lived atmospheric pollutants, but these...
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. 

  94-00 GM 6.5L Troubleshooting   The 6.5 GM uses a pump mounted driver (PMD) which is an electronic device mounted to the injection pump. The PMD tends to get overheated and is prone...
  1986-1994 Mercedes troubleshooting guide   When working with the 86-94 MBZ vehicles, it is important to recognize the following:         ...
  99-03 Volkswagen TDI Troubleshooting       Problem: Lacks power, runs rough, stalls on vegetable oil and/or diesel. *Before attempting to troubleshoot this or any...