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.

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...
What is this polymerization?   .Polymerization is a chemical reaction in which smaller molecules will combine in chains to form larger molecules.  For the purposes of this article we...

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...
  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...
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?...

Troubleshooting

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

  99-03 Volkswagen TDI Troubleshooting       Problem: Lacks power, runs rough, stalls on vegetable oil and/or diesel. *Before attempting to troubleshoot this or any...
    94-97 1st Generation Ford PSD Trouble shooting   These engines work particularly well for SVO conversions. The fuel is warmed as it flows through the fuel rails inside the...
Switch Basics If you are experiencing problems and suspect your switch, here is a quick and easy way of testing for proper function. The picture to the right should be used for reference regarding...