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.

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

Troubleshooting

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

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...
  1986-1994 Mercedes troubleshooting guide   When working with the 86-94 MBZ vehicles, it is important to recognize the following:         ...
  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...