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.

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...
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...
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...

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 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...
  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...

Troubleshooting

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

  75-95 Volkswagen Troubleshooting       Problem: Lacks power, runs rough, stalls on vegetable oil and/or diesel. *Before attempting to troubleshoot this or any other...
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...
  1965-1985 Mercedes troubleshooting guide               These cars are very sensitive to air, even the smallest of air leaks...