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...
Changing Your Vegetable Oil Filter There is a direct correlation between pre-filtering and in-line filter life. The average life span of a filter will be 500-3000 miles (or possibly more). You...
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.

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?...
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. 

  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...
  1965-1985 Mercedes troubleshooting guide               These cars are very sensitive to air, even the smallest of air leaks...
  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...